Learning Arabic Words & Expressions

Of the 28 letters in the Arabic alphabet, we are going to talk about three letters today: Ba, Ta and Tha. Let’s get going on the Arabic alphabet in English! Ba ب This letter is the second one in the Arabic alphabet. In English, the letter B corresponds to the Arabic Ba. This letter is one of the first ones to be pronounced by babies when they...

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Arabic speaking countries, food in Jordan, falafel, knafeh, maqluba, zaarb, soups in Jordan, Arab culture, learn Arabic language, Levantine Arabic, the best way to learn Arabic, Arabic learning apps

From its rolling green hills on the Syrian border in the north to the sandy beaches of the Red Sea in the south, Jordan has been a cultural crossroads since at least the heydays of Petra back around 300 B.C. But don’t take our word for it; listen to the stories told by Jordan’s ancient sites – stories of Nabataean kings and Crusader’s castles that...

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ypes of Questions in Arabic

Questions are part of your daily routines, and if you are learning a new language, you’ll be asking a lot of them. Asking questions in Arabic is not as difficult as some may assume. I have a questions in Arabic for you now that you will most definitely be able to answer once we are done: “هل تعلم كيف تسأل باللغة العربية؟” If you know...

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When you started learning Arabic, you probably didn’t think much about the long-term benefits of learning the language. Most likely, you were just happy that you’re able to ask where the bathroom is in Beirut or ask for directions to your business conference in Cairo. However, the benefits of being bilingual go far deeper than that. Today we’re going to discuss how your life will improve...

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Childhood is a particularly important time for learning and there are many benefits to teaching your child another language. Studies conducted by Harvard determined that children who are bilingual are more creative, more flexible, more engaged in problem solving, and score better on tests. With that in mind, if you’re trying to figure out which language to add to your child’s repertoire, why not try...

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Spoken Arabic can be tricky. You need to differentiate between the various dialects. Here you can see the difference between Egyptian and Iraqi Arabic

When we think of Iraq, we usually picture a war-torn country after suffering from decades of chaos. It is hard to think of it as a thriving or even functional place. But before the wars, Iraq was a modernized country full of rich culture, language, and ethnic groups. Traveling between Iraq and Egypt is like being in two different worlds. Iraq has several different languages. You will find Kurdish...

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