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How To Learn Egyptian Arabic Posted by on Feb 24, 2016

    Ahlan, Arabic lovers! In some previous posts, we discussed the dialect phenomenon that distinguishes the Arabic language and that may be a source of a continuous pain to most foreigners studying Arabic. Today, we are going to share some advice on how to learn the Egyptian dialect; how to talk like an Egyptian!…

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Arabic! Which Arabic? Posted by on Dec 30, 2015

   Ahlan, Arabic lovers! Today, I am going to continue my previous discussion about the Arabic language phenomenon that may have given a lot of people a headache (check my previous post The Arabic Headache; Dialect!). I will try to be brief and accurate as far as I can especially when there is no such…

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The Arabic Headache; Dialect! Posted by on Dec 23, 2015

   Ahlan, Arabic lovers! Today, we are going to discuss a very common problem for non-Arabic natives. Yes, it is that dialect headache! Which Arabic variety should foreigners learn; Classical Arabic (CA), Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) (Al-Fus’ha) or Colloquial Arabic with its various dialects (Al-Am’iyah)? Unfortunately, there is no one correct answer. Deciding on one…

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