Arabic speaking countries Tag

Arab society and Arab culture are an ocean of information. Come swim with us and find out all about the Arabic language, phrases and expressions.

Culture is what makes us unique and language and culture are intertwined. This means that even if you’re learning the Arabic language, you’re going to be mixing with Arabic culture inevitably because they are very linked! In fact, did you know that the language of a people expresses their culture in different ways? For example, you can really learn about Arabic culture from its’ Arabic expressions and...

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An Arabic dictionary will help you translate a few words. But communication in Arabic works differently. Click here for code-switching rules.

What Is Code-Switching? You may realize that you sometimes switch from language to language? or that Arabic speakers switch between Arabic dialect to Arabic dialect, right? Well, this is code-switching and it happens for a multiple of reasons. It just depends on the situation really. For example, when you talk to your coworkers, you sound more professional and measured. But when you speak with your family or...

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To understand a people and their culture, first understand their language. Start your understanding of Arabic in this brief history of the possible origins.

To fully appreciate the Arab people and their culture, you need to also understand the Arabic language. These both are fundamentally connected to each other. Just as Arab culture is very rich and complex, so Arabic is also a very rich language. It has a history as complex as the history of the Arabic speaking countries that use the language. Today’s article will explore the...

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Who knew learning Arabic could be an out of this world experience? maybe one day your grandkids might be speaking Arabic on Mars.

In August 2015, NASA (the North American Space Association) announced its plans to colonize Mars before the year 2040. On July 18, 2019, headlines around the world read: “Elon Musk Wants Man on Mars in Four Years”. The recent collaboration between Musk’s SpaceX and NASA had their successful launch of the first crewed orbital spaceflight from American soil in July 2011. It does indeed look like the...

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Levantine Arabic is not hard to learn with the right resources. Read this article to find out why you should be learning the Levantine dialect

So you want to learn Arabic, but you have no idea what kind of dialect to learn? Well, if you’re traveling to the Levant, Arabic is spoken a little different here. For sure it's not the same as the Modern Standard Arabic you’d probably learn in a class or book.   “So, wait, what is this ‘Arab Levant’, or whatever, you just mentioned?” you may be...

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Roses are red - and they’re also the official flower of Iraq! Find out what are the national flowers of a few of the Arabic-speaking countries

Every country has the right to present what is most beautiful about where they live. So, what better national symbols to show off than flowers? You might think that Arab countries might not have a diverse flora. Obviously, we understand why, considering the vast areas of desert. Certainly, other factors contribute, such as lack of adequate soil or rain. This makes life tough for plants...

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When it comes to the deserts of Jordan, Wadi Rum might be the most famous, but it’s not the only beautiful desert you’ll find in the kingdom.

Located between the Levantine and Arabian areas of the Middle East, Jordan is bordered by no less than four other Arabic speaking countries. You will find Syria to the north, Iraq along its northeastern panhandle, Saudi Arabia to the east and southeast, the Gulf of Aqaba, Jordan's only outlet to the sea, is to the south and Palestine to the west. The deserts of Jordan...

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Find out what makes Arabic music so unique in part one of this brief overview of theory and the instruments they use to create such cultural gems

Every culture around the world has its own form of music that all ages of that culture enjoy it. The Arab culture is no different. As in other cultures, Arabic music unifies the people living the Arabic speaking countries of the Middle East. Arabic music is really like no other music from any other culture. It’s not like music from neighboring Turkish or Persian cultures,...

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