Why Arabic Courses Are a Worthwhile Investment

Why Arabic Courses Are a Worthwhile Investment

The Arabic language is one of the oldest languages ever spoken by man, and it’s still being spoken by almost 300 million people around the world. However, the question is, are there any real-life benefits (other than academic and cultural) to learning the language while living in an English-speaking nation like the UK? The answer is yes, online Arabic courses taught using the Nassra Arabic method can indeed be a worthwhile investment for a number of reasons. It’s a Unique and Rare Attribute Consider the fact that the number of people who know how to speak, write and understand the Arabic language in the United Kingdom or any western country is microscopic, and you will immediately know how special that makes a professional who knows the language. People who are affluent in rare foreign languages, as well as English are always in demand at both private and government sectors. Career Opportunities in Building Diplomatic and Cultural Relations Earlier, the Middle-Eastern nations were not exactly known for their openness towards external businesses or for the willingness to mingle with other cultures. However, things have changed quite a bit now and they are about to change a lot more in the coming years. As countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar and UAE become more and more open to building diplomatic, business and cross-cultural relationships with other nations, the demand for people proficient in the Arabic dialect is only going to increase more and more in the government, since it would be impossible to communicate with ambassadors from these countries properly without prominent Arabic speakers. Business Opportunities Alongside diplomatic and political relationships, business...
4 Simple Ways to Start Speaking Arabic

4 Simple Ways to Start Speaking Arabic

If you have a desire to start speaking Arabic, whether to further your career, help your personal life or simply for something to do, there are multiple ways of going about it. Which way you choose depends entirely on your preferred learning methods and the amount of time you’re able to put into it. Outlined below are 4 simple ways you can start speaking Arabic.   1.      Get a Tutor Having one to one lessons with someone who is fluent in Arabic and has experience in teaching is one of the easiest and most effective ways to learn. If you can’t find a class to attend in your area (or don’t have the time) opt for online Arabic lessons. Through the Nassra Arabic Method, you can choose between in person or online tuition. With these lessons, you can choose a time and day that fits in with your schedule and learn the right way with experts who focus on spoken Arabic and communication. You will have access to hundreds of videos and audio recordings that you can listen to on the go, helping you to learn Arabic wherever you are.   2.      Converse With Native Arabic Speakers As well as investing in tuition with fluent Arabic speakers, you should make friends with native Arabic speakers. Learning Arabic by reading textbooks and watching videos will only go so far. If you want to master the language you need to be regularly speaking in it and conversing. They will help you to perfect words you’re struggling to pronounce and how to perfect the dialect you’re learning.   3.      Learn the Alphabet...
Top Secrets for Learning Spoken Arabic Fast

Top Secrets for Learning Spoken Arabic Fast

Learning a foreign language is one of the most challenging yet rewarding learning experiences a person can undertake. New words open new worlds, richly immersing a speaker in another culture. However, the idea of tackling a new language like Arabic can also be intimidating. Fortunately, there are many resources available today for the person wanting to learn a new language – many of which are free. Yet before you even open an Arabic textbook or begin reading flashcards, there are strategies you should employ to mentally prepare yourself for learning spoken Arabic quickly. First, sit down and make an honest assessment of your commitment to learning a new language. Many websites and language learning systems promise overnight results and that you will be speaking like a local in no time. While this may be the case for a select few, most new language speakers will need to make a significant time commitment. This may seem counterintuitive for learning spoken Arabic rapidly, but by understanding the effort required ahead of time, it will be easier to maintain your decision to learn a new language. Next, be patient with yourself. People get easily frustrated because they forget words, or cannot understand words even if they have listened to the same content repeatedly. You must learn to be patient with yourself when you find it difficult to express what you wish to say. This is perfectly natural. Now that you have made a solid decision to learn a new language and have expanded your reserve of patience, here are some practical ways to improve your learning speed. Study for at least an...

Arabic Podcast 7

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The Most Effective Way to Learn Arabic

The Most Effective Way to Learn Arabic

Arabic is the native language spoken by more than 200-300 million people in the world. A vast majority of native speakers live in an area that spans from Asia to Africa, over 5 million square miles. Many of the countries within this geographic region are members of what is referred to as the Arab League of Nations, a 22-member confederation of countries. This includes Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Algeria, among others. Learning a new language, especially one that is not native to you or where you live, can be difficult. It can be made even seem more insurmountable as an adult, as our ability to acquire and retain new knowledge is much different than when we were younger. There are methods, however, for adult learners that aid in the learning process, in order to acquire the tools to communicate effectively with native speakers. Methods for Acquiring Language Skills One of the best ways to learn how to speak a new language is through immersion. This method allows you as a learner to become quickly acquainted with the “colloquial” or common way in which a language is used by everyday users. Immersion methods breaks down the more formal rules of language, such as subject-verb agreement, and allows you to hear, say, and use words in order to speak and communicate effectively. Immersion style learning must also be complimented with a fun for acquiring the ability to speak Arabic. Adult learning is based on appealing to the way in which we learn best. Rote memorisation of words and phrases and repetition may be a fine way for some to learn,...