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Everyday Arabic Handwriting Posted by on Sep 18, 2019

As an Arabic learner, you are probably accustomed to reading printed Arabic and Arabic handwriting خَط اليَد that is written in a way that is legible مَقروء for learners. Not to be confused with Arabic calligraphy الخَط العربي, which is an art form meant for decorating and sacred scripture. In this post, we’ll be looking…

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Three Very Common Arabic Words Posted by on Sep 4, 2019

If you’ve had the opportunity to listen to Arabic speakers have everyday conversations or watch Arabic T.V shows, you most probably have heard three commonly used words. Can you try to guess what they could be? They are (يَعني، خَلَص، يَلّا). I myself use them for sure every day. In this post, I will be…

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What’s at the Stationery Store in Arabic? Posted by on Jul 31, 2019

In this post, we’ll be looking at items you’ll find at any stationery store or bookstore in Arabic. In the Arab world, you can find separate stationery stores usually called “مَكتبة”. This word, as you may already know is also used for “library”. These stores sell stationery items الأدوات المكتبية such as school and office…

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“Money” in Arabic Posted by on Jul 17, 2019

When visiting an Arab country, it’s good to know “money” related vocabulary. Knowing your numbers is of course crucial, but understanding words like “money”, “change”, “currency”, etc. will come in handy. Also, knowing more Arabic will help you in places where you have to bargain يُساوِم. In this post, we’re going to look at Arabic…

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Celebrations in Arabic Posted by on Jun 26, 2019

What kind of celebrations احْتِفالات could you be invited to in an Arab country? In this post, we’ll look at four celebrations also common in English speaking countries and the useful phrases to say at these celebrations. Wedding reception عُرْس / زَفاف When invited to an Arabic wedding, expect it to be at a wedding…

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Famous Arab Singers Who Sing in Standard Arabic Posted by on Jun 19, 2019

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When learning a new language, some learners like to begin listening to songs أغاني in that language. In the case of Arabic, you can find many Arabic songs of course, but most songs are in different dialects such as Egyptian, Lebanese, and gulf. So, if you’re learning standard Arabic, you’ll want to listen to تَسْتَمِع…

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Kam “كَمْ” Posted by on May 15, 2019

In this post we’ll look at the little word كَم and the familiar and unfamiliar ways we can use it. كَم is mainly used to ask how much or how many. For example: كَم سِعر هذا القَميص؟                 How much is this shirt? كَم ثَمَن هذه الطاوِلة؟                   How much is this table? كَم ساعة عَملت هذا…

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