Arabic Learning Apps Tag

Did you know that some of the most influential people in the world are Arabs? Find out who they are and how you can learn Arabic and inspire the world

Every year since 1999, Time magazine has announced its TIME 100, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world. 2020 is no different. As in years past, Arabs prominently appear next to their colleagues from all over the world on the list. This list contains different sections that include “Pioneers,” “Artists,” “Leaders,” “Icons” and “Titans”. As a result, past lists had kings...

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Many students will tell you that they go right into studying an Arabic dialect. Let us help ease the confusion of choosing which Arabic dialect.

You’ve seen us mention the fact that Arabic is one of the fastest-growing languages in the world. It moved up from fifth to fourth place in 2019’s list of most often used languages to learn. For example, there are 422 million speakers in the world. And with that many people, it’s no wonder there are so many dialects. If you’re looking to study Arabic, trying...

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Enjoy some Arabic radio shows and Arabic podcast episodes for easy listening. Also, it's an easy way to learn Arabic at the same time

Since the advent of the internet, one of the easiest and most convenient ways that Arabic language learners can improve their listening skills and expand their vocabulary is by listening to audio of Levantine Arabic. A few examples would be Arabic podcasts on Spotify or Arabic news with transcripts. A plethora of resources such as Arabic radio shows and podcasts can be found with a...

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From its birth through modern times, the Islamic religion has inspired glorious works of art. Read this brief introduction to the world of Islamic Art.

Despite its name, Islamic art is not the art of a specific religion, time, place or of a single medium. What it is, however, is art that covers a period of some 1400 years – art that comes from many lands. It's an art that includes architecture, calligraphy, painting, glass, ceramics, and textiles, among others. So what does it consist of? Islamic art doesn’t include only religious...

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Islamic art has notable achievements in ceramics. Find out why this Islamic art has endured for years in this article on Middle Eastern ceramics.

The history of ceramics in Islamic art is unique like none of its contemporaries. The rest of the world was making unglazed pottery. Meanwhile, Islamic potters were developing a tin-opacified glazing. Some of these are on the blue-painted ware of Basra, Iraq, that dates as far back as 700 AD. Additionally, 9th century Iraqi Islamic potters also contributed to the creation of stonepaste ceramics. This is...

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What so funny about peace, love, and understanding in the Middle East? Read this article to find out what makes Arabs laugh.

Jokes and a sense of humor have pretty much existed in every culture since mankind’s beginning. Indeed, in every culture around the world, the goal of jokes and humor is to reduce the daily pressures of life, creating a sense of understanding and often bringing us together. In this regard, the Arab world is no different. Although they are often stereotyped in the West, Arabs...

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You’ve filled your stomach with Moroccan main courses like spicy couscous and savory tagine. Now fill your sweet tooth with these Moroccan desserts!

We’ve already talked about Moroccan food and how mouthwatering it is. However, do you want to know what’s even more mouthwatering than Moroccan main courses? That’s right! Moroccan desserts and here are a few to whet your appetite: Halwa Chebakia Halwa Chebakia is a chewy, crunchy, honey-coated Moroccan sesame cookie. Moroccans make it by arranging rolled-out dough into a flower shape, frying it and then dipping it into...

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Next time you’re drinking from a decorative glass, you may have the Arabs to thank for its design. Find out why in this article.

Throughout most of the Middle Ages, Islamic luxury glassware was the most sophisticated glass Europe and China were importing. This happened after Islam overtook most of the traditional glass-producing territories of both the Sasanian and Roman Empires. In Pre-Islamic times, figurative decoration played a small part in the making of Arabic glass. So, the change from Persian and Roman glassmaking was not abrupt. As a...

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Read this article and find out the benefits of teaching your child Arabic simply by using your smartphone and installing an Arabic learning app

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 Arabic?...

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Looking for a better job? How about a more satisfying personal life? Learn Arabic language and you can reap all the benefits from becoming bilingual.

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 you can improve...

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