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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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Hello. Is it Arabic you’re looking for? Well, when it comes to learning how the people of the Middle East greet each other, check our article

The Middle East consists of many shared Arab traditions within their own diverse cultures. These include religious and national holidays that have existed for centuries. Apart from the accent, however, there are also a few differences you’ll notice starting with Arabic culture communication and the greeting rituals of each country or region. To prevent you from making a social faux pas while traveling throughout the...

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We often get asked if there are audiobooks available in Arabic. The answer is yes! Find out where you can get them by reading this article now

A lot of Arabic articles focus on how to learn to read Arabic better or learn to speak Arabic better. However, it's few and far between that you’ll find articles to help you with your listening comprehension skills. This is mostly because, until recently, there haven’t been a whole lot of resources to practice your Arabic listening skills outside of Arabic audios on YouTube or...

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