Many of us can’t wait until summer. We sit around the fireplace bundled up all winter making plans for when summertime finally arrives. As the American author, journalist and essayist Charles Bowden once said: “Summertime is always the best of what might be.”
Some plan to go on summer holiday. Others may choose to stay at home and take advantage of the extra daylight. They might be catching up on their reading or spending time with friends and family. However, some think that summertime is perfect to learn a new language. This brings us to the subject of today’s article on why summer is a great time to learn Arabic.
You see, summer really is an ideal time to learn Arabic. If you’re a student, for example, learning Arabic at your own pace will keep your brain engaged. This is without the hassle of having to attend other classes every day. If you’re actually out of school and working, learning Arabic can help get you ready for a late summer holiday to one of the Arabic speaking countries you’ve always dreamed of going to. And if you can’t afford to travel that far, summer is also known for Arab-American festivals and cultural gatherings. Yu can practice Arabic without having to leave the country!
Whether you want to take a classroom course, learn Arabic online, or even download one of the many Arabic learning apps that are available today, taking a summer course in Arabic can be a smart choice as they usually last only a few weeks. Students have the unique opportunity to boost their fluency in Arabic in a short time. Some universities and colleges even offer exchange programs in the summer where you can travel abroad and explore the Arab culture while engaging directly with the language in its original setting.
Once you’ve started to learn Arabic, you can take your experience into a wide range of different professional settings. Arabic is needed in translating and interpreting, as well as working with non-profit organizations. Plus, as a perk, you will be traveling to one of the countries of the Arab world! You might want to apply your experience in a business context. Many large international companies seek Arabic linguists for translation and interpretation of high-level business meetings and documents.
As you can see, there are many benefits to learning Arabic in the summertime. Why don’t you make this coming summer “the best of what might be” and start learning Arabic?
If you enjoyed this article and want to learn more about how you can learn Arabic over the summer, visit our website to find out more. While you’re there, check out the Kaleela Arabic learning app. It is available for download to your Android or iOS mobile device today. You don’t have to wait until summer to start to learn to read Arabic or learn to speak Arabic. With Kaleela you can choose between Arabic dialects and Modern Standard Arabic. Go to kaleela.com and find out why it’s the best way to learn Arabic this summertime or anytime.
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