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,...
Learning Arabic in Dubai

Learning Arabic in Dubai

Learning a second language is increasingly valuable in today’s global society. Being fluent in multiple languages greatly increases your chances of getting hired, and makes you a more well-rounded citizen. In addition, speaking the native or official language of a country will help you fit in better in all aspects of your life. In Dubai, there are many different languages spoken, but knowing a few of the common languages, including the official language of Arabic, will make your life a lot easier. Even though English is the most commonly spoken language in Dubai, Arabic is still the official language, and it is therefore very beneficial to learn Arabic. Some people may argue that you don’t need to know Arabic to get by in Dubai. They may be right that you will be able to get by, but you will really struggle to thrive in Dubai if you don’t know Arabic. In Dubai, all official government business is conducted in Arabic, including written laws, and in school, students are taught Arabic as their first language. Because Arabic is taught in schools, while there are many languages spoken, Arabic is very widely used and understood. In addition, while you will be able to communicate in English in Dubai, local people will be more accepting and welcoming if you speak Arabic. Since Arabic is the official language but English is also commonly spoken, most signs in Dubai will be written in both Arabic and English. However, in the rest of the UAE, English is not as common, so if you plan on venturing out of the city, it is even more important...