“Arabic online courses” what really helps?!

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In the last five years, Arabic Language online classes have spread, and many learners of Arabic Language as a second foreign language are asking how effective they are and are they really feasible? and are Arabic and Quran online classes a good alternative or an alternative environment for the original Arabic environment?!

In fact, the teaching of Arabic language online and Islamic studies online classes at the present time most of them based on individual education where the teacher and one student attends the virtual class (one to one )and offers him Arabic lessons from traditional books known to teachers and students in this area such as “Imam University books” and “ Al-kitaab” and the books of  “Madina University” and “Arabic in your hands” and other books…

 

And here you have to know that every book has its own curriculum and this curricula has been built to serve one goal of education not several reasons or goals , and this is very important point you have to stop at if you are new learner of Arabic Language don’t` select any book by luck -never do that – because now  you waste your time and efforts as well .first Ask your self the first question which is Why do I want to learn Arabic language  ?

and from here we can move to the second step, Find the teacher / tutor who can understand your needs from language and needs doesn’t mean goals of the language (Why do I want to learn Arabic language?) no, but the needs mean what do I need from the language (Arabic conversation skills or reading and writing skills).

  • Many of Arabic language students who are seeking for online Arabic courses are looking for conversation Arabic language skills which is contains (listing & speaking) for communication needs.
  • And most of the students are looking for the online Arabic course for religious goals are focusing on (understand the reading texts and to understand the audible).
  • And some of the Arabic students are looking for Arabic language tutoring to learn the Arabic media language and the press in the medial east and the jobs reasons.

As soon as the online Arabic course is based on the student and teacher (individual education ) then if you want to learn Arabic online the only thing you have to care about is how can I select my Arabic instructor or the question by different way , which teacher have I select to teach me Arabic language lessons ?

here to be honest, so you can get the best benefit from the online Arabic classes you really need to find the right teacher the teacher who can evaluate your current level specifically , the teacher who can understand your ability and needs from Arabic language , the teacher who has a scientific methodology of teaching Arabic language as a second language , the teacher who really care about your time and scheduled lessons .

If you did this step successfully don’t care much about the book you will study or the strategy of education that your teacher uses or how fast you will finish the currently level of Arabic language just follow your good instructor.

Muhammad Mourtada

Expert of methods of teaching TAFL

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parenting in the west, Responsibility and decision.

 

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The tax that the Arab nation immigrants pays to the Western side is really expensive, because simply you didn’t pay only for your work or your own business but actually you pay it as your children Islamic identity and their Arabic culture.

If you weren’t aware enough then, the price could be they get rid of the Arabic identity or their Islamic culture or both of them!

and the worse happens when parents loses the control of their children morals, they got surprised by actions and behavior they have gained from their Western societies- the one who teach your children their rights but do not teach them their duties in return- !  that is seems weird and not acceptable for you and for your culture.

The explanation for this is the natural consequence of the parents’ preoccupation throughout the day in their work to provide a good living and a decent life for their children in the “materially society” in which its citizens turns to a Pinion in a large machine called “The economic system world “.

You are in an unenviable position because your responsibilities are harder, there is a constant “external” struggle to integrate into society and normalize with it and take your material rights besides preserving your religion and culture  , And internal in the house in order to preserve the religion of your children and their Islamic morals and their Arabic language and their customs and traditions, As soon as the parents or one of them discovers an abnormal or strange behavior from one of his sons, it revolves as if the world has signed on his head. The vortex starts here looking for a cure but, in the case that the child has grown up and became a youth and the practices of non-Arab and non-Muslim peers have been imbued in his heart so It is late now to change these behaviors and temperament. And that Because you are not the only influencer in your child there is a visual and written media that you do not control under the modern technology and the Internet and there is a school community and there are peers and their street,

There are a thousand influential and influential contributes very much to the formation of your child’s personality, morals and printing.

so, we are saying before it is too late, teach your children their religion and Arabic language and invest in them because what you will spend now at the age of five and six years of effort and money in the lessons of the Arabic language and the Quran lessons will save you much to come

Invest also to sit with your son even if only two hours a day, be a friend of your children, know their problems in school Try to be the closest friend to them, guide them and help them find solutions to even the simplest problem. That interest will contribute to solving a bigger problem in the future, so do not look at that small problem, but look beyond and, take the advantage to speak and guide and correct before he never speaks to you!

Make a small area of ​​your house “Musalla” Teach your son The Azan and ask him to say it at the time of prayer Make your children’s ears get used to hearing the name of God, teach your son to read the holy Quran correctly and teach him to recite the Quran and Tajweed.

review your son’s religious duties before school and teach him that religion is more important to you than the world and encouraged him to attend the lessons of the Arabic language and the Quran, whether a picnic or a gift or other you need to encourage him if he did a good work.

attend with your son lessons of Arabic and the holy Quran lessons even if one hour a week and tell him that if you can, you will attend with him all the lessons of the Arabic language because it is the language of religion and culture and identity of Islamic and Arabic.

It’s useful also to take them to every Islamic environment and Muslims gathering you have such Islamic events and weekend conferences provided by a famous Imams like in USA, Canada and Europe.

Ask your son to be in his prayers and you make Dua for you as will, God SW provides you for them and provides them for you

“نحن نرزقكم وإياهم” ، “نحن نرزقهم وإياكم”

If you trust the children`s teacher, share some of your kids’ problems with him, sometimes he might can help with subjects that address a specific problem

Or online class discussion in the online Arabic lessons or the Islamic religious lessons or otherwise.

In the end dear compassionate father and virtuous mother, salute your children with their religion ومن أحياها فكأنما أحيا الناس جميعا.

you have come to this country and worked in order to provide a decent life for your children first and then to you so do not spare an effort in investing in your children life, they are your hopes and adornment in the world life and you may receive their prayers mercy and intercession in the Hereafter,

I ask God guidance for them and the admissions for you.

Muhammad Mourtada

The educational expert

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These 5 Arabic Words to Make You Want to Learn the Language

Arabic is the ancient language of wisdom, with more than 12,000,000 millions word, the Arabic vocabulary is so rich with many beautiful and strong words, in this blog we will highlight 7 of the most beautiful words in Arabic.

Peace / Salam / سلام

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‘Salam’ is one of the simplest but most powerful terms in the Arabic language. It means ‘peace’, and can be used to greet strangers on the street to convey respect and good intentions.

Maktub / مكتوب / it is written

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“Maktub” It is written.
Although everything is already written, God is compassionate and wrote it down just to help us.

Hope / أمل / Aml

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Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.

Noor / نور / Light

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Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.

رحمة / Rahma / Kindness / compession / Grace

رحمة

My grace overspreads everything.

Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life

Let us know in the comments your best Arabic words

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The Best method of learning Arabic

 

The Best method of learning Arabic

 

Arabic is learned best with face-to-face tutoring, from a private instructor.

You’ll notice that over time, your level of understanding is enhanced, with constant studying, and exercising with a qualified, native instructor.

A face-to-face instructor is absolute, hands down one of the most efficient methods to learn Arabic, especially if you are a novice.

Our recommended method of learning Arabic is with one-on-one tutoring from an acknowledged, native-speaking professor because they can provide you with the activities you’ll need to score high on an Arabic exam.
They can correct your pronunciation, and provide easy-to-understand quizzes.
While there are quite a few other ways to learn Arabic, you can certainly get the best, and most practical training when you study with someone who has the experience to speak in a way that’s very easy to understand, and that’s by studying with a professional native instructor.

The face-to-face lessons you get from a native speaking instructor is quite effective, due to many reasons:

  • The instructor can provide you with the exercises you may need if you study Arabic at your school.
  • The instructor can correct your pronunciation
  • The instructor can provide easy-to-understand quizzes.
  • The instructor can correct your pronunciation

Learning Arabic with a qualified instructor is one of the best ways to grasp the language because he or she can correct your pronunciation during lessons! Pronunciation is a big deal in Arabic, and understanding exactly how each word is accurately pronounced will get you far in your studies.

It’s one thing to simply learn Arabic just for the sake of knowing a few words, but having the know-how of speaking conversation Arabic is another story.

Pronunciation in any language is what separates those who are understood easily, from the people who aren’t! With the correct lessons from a professional, native-speaking instructor, you’ll be able to speak Arabic with ease.

A quality instructor that provides you with speaking and listening exercises are just as likely to give you exercise and quizzes on paper, and via interactive internet lessons, hence the reason why the right quizzes that test your knowledge in Arabic are quite effective in helping you.

The instructor can provide easy-to-understand quizzes.

A native-speaking instructor will have the quizzes that you need to move forward in the language. The use of easy, and effective course material in any language course is essential for a beginner relearned to learn the language.

Quizzes that interact with you are more likely to get you understanding the material being studied much more effortlessly. A native-speaking instructor that has the years of instructing experience, will know exactly which exercises to provide you with, based on your level of learning.

Exercises that are given after a lesson, if more likely to stick with you, and help you over the long run. The exercises are tailored for you, and that they are not just generic one-size-fits-all exercises taken from the internet! Quizzes in the Arabic language are effective in helping you increase your proficiency because they can introduce you to sentence structure and idioms far more effectively than other ways of studying.
In conclusion, there are plenty of interesting ways to study Arabic. However, not all of them are guaranteed to help you effectively over the long run. It’s highly suggested for you to get a more tailored approach to learning the language.

A native-speaking instructor is well-equipped to provide you with face-to-face lessons on the internet in a way that you’ll easily grasp what you learn. Learning Arabic from a native speaking instructor is beneficial, more than the other ways of learning Arabic.

Also Learning Arabic with an instructor gives you the needed commitment to keep studying Arabic In contrast to online materials, videos, and apps.
We all tried these methods and we did quit after a day or a week but with the level of commitment learning with a native teacher one to one or in small groups will make you go through with your studies to get you to your desired level.

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Arabic Vowels – Kasraa , Damaa and Fathaa

The English vowels A, E, I, O & U have no equivalent in the Arabic alphabet. However, the Arabic language has special symbols which serve as vowels. These symbols are placed either above or under the letter which is vocalized. Knowing your vowels will help you identify the proper pronunciation of words. As a beginner, however, you might not need to get into too much detail, many Arabic speakers get by without knowing all about the vowels.

The Kasraa ِ

The Kasr-aa is a slopping stroke and is written directly below the letter When a Kasr-aa is placed under a word, its pronunciation is changed into ee or i. see examples below.

you (m) Ant أنت
you (f) Anti أنتِ
How old are you? (asking a man) km A’omrak كم عمرك
How old are you? (asking a female) km A’omrek كم عمركِ
yours (m) Lk لك
yours (f) Lki لكِ

 

The Fathaaَ

The Fat-haa is represented by a sloping stroke above the letter. Its sound is similar to the English letter “U” as in “up” Notice how the meaning of a word could change according to its vocalizatIon.

noon Zohr ظهر
to appear zahra ظهرَ

The Damaa ُ

The Dani-aa looks like a small w-ow. It sounds like “oo”. Notice how the meaning of the word changes according to its vocalization.

Teacher (f) Modarsah مُدرسة
school MAfrasah مَدرسة
books Kotob كُتب
to write Katba كَتبَ

The Hamza ْ

The Hamzaa. has no specific sound. It indicates a glottal stop or a break in pronunciation. The Hamzaa is usually carried on by the alef, the wow or  the yeah. It could also appear by itself in the end of a word indicating a glottal stop.

ask sa’al سأل
question soa’al سؤال
questioner sa’ael سائل
sky sma’a سماء

The hamiza and the alef have a unique relationship together. The hamiza can occur above or under the alef. When the hamiza occurs above the alef it is pronounced as an “a” when placed under it the alef is pronounced as an “i”.

where a’yn أين
to ila إلى
America amrica أمريكا
England ingletra إنجلترا

The Tanween ً

Tanween means turning into an “N” sound. Theseare two slopped dashes, placed above the alef. The alef in this case resonates like an “N”.

Thank you shoukran شكراً
very gedan جداً
Hello ahlan أهلاً
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Animal Vocabulary in Arabic

In this vocabulary lesson we will highlight different animal groups in Arabic culture like:

  • House animals -Pets-.
  • Farm Animals.
  • Wild Animals.

House animals/Pets in Arabic:

الحيوانات المنزلية/ الأليفة:

 

Male

Female

قط/Qet

قطة/Qetah

كلب/Kalb

كلبة/kalbh

أرنب/Arnb

أرنبة/Arnabh

فأر/Fa’r

فأرة/Fa’rh

عصفور/aosfor

عصفورة/Aosforah

كنارى/kanare

سمكة/samkah

سلحفاة/sol7fah

هامستر/hamster

 

Farm Animals in Arabic

حيونات المزرعة

 

Male

Female

ثور/thor

بقرة/Baqrah

تيس/Tays

عنزة/anzh

حمار/Homar

حمارة/Homarah

حصان/Hosan

فرس/Faras

خروف/kharoof

نعجة/nageh

خنزير/khnzeer

خنزيرة/ khnzeerh

ديك/deek

فرخة/farkhah

بط/Bt

بطة /Bth

أوز/oz

أوز/oz

 

Wild Animals in Arabic

حيونات برية

Male

أسد/Asad

لبؤة/lobaah

ذئب/Zeab

سرحانه /Sar7anah

زراف/zaraf

زرافه/zarafh

نسر / Nesr

دولفين/dolphin

باندا/panda

دُب/Dob

حمار وحشى/Homar wahshi

فرس نهر/Fars nahr

ثعلب/thaalb

بطريق/betrek

حوت/hoot

نعام/naam

سنجاب/sengab

What animal do you like what it is called in Arabic?


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Travel vocabulary and expression in Arabic

General travel vocabulary

 

public transport

مواصلات عامة

Mowslat a’amah

The road

الطريق

Al Tarik

The highway

الطريق السريع

Al Tarik
Al Sari’a

The port

الميناء

Al Minaa

The airport

المطار

Al MAtar

Arrival time

وقت الوصول

Wqt alwosol

departure time

وقت الإقلاع

Wqt elqla’

A journey

رحلة

Re7lah

At the airport فى المطار

Show me your passport, please!

أرنى الباسبور / جواز السفر / أوراقك , من فضلك

Arne al passport/Jawaz alsafr/ Awraqk , mn fadlek


 

I am here on business / vacation

أنا هنا للعمل / لعطلة

Ana hona la’ml/otlah


 

I am traveling alone / with my family

أسافر بمفردى/مع عائلتى

Osafer bmofrde/ma’a a’elty


 

Where’s the information desk, please?

أين مكتب الاستعلامات من فضلك ؟

Ayna maktb alesta’lmat mn fadlk ?


 

Customs

جمارك

Gamerk


 

Customs officer

موظف الجمارك

Mowsaf al gamrek


 

First class / Business class / Economy class

درجة أولى / درجة رجال الأعمال / الدرجة الاقتصادية

Dargah olah / Dargaht regal al3mal / Dargah eqtsadyah

At the train station فى محطة القطار

How much is a ticket to…?

كم سعر التذكرة إلى ..؟

Km se3r al tzkerah ela …?


 

Is there a reduced fare for children / large families?

هل هناك تذاكر للأطفال / للعائلات ؟

Hl henak tazekr ll Atfal/ ll3ealat?


 

Where is the station?

أين المحطة؟

Ayna alm7tah?


 

Where can we buy tickets?

أين يمكنى شراء التذاكر؟

Ayna yomkne sheraa altzaker?


 

What time will the train to…leave?

متى سينطلق القطار الى …؟

Mta sayntlq alqetar ela…?


 

Where is platform number…?

أين الرصيف رقم…؟

Ayna alrseef rqm..?


 

By ship / boat بـسفينة/مركب

Ferry

عبَّارة / معدية

Abarah / me3dyah


 

Cruise

رحلة بحرية

Re7lah ba7ryah


 

By bus بالأتوبيس / بالحافلة

Where is the bus station, please?

أين محطة الحافلات من فضلك ؟

Ayna M7tet al 7afelat mn fadlk


 

When does the bus leave for…?

متى تذهب الحافلة إلى … ؟

Nta tazhb al 7afelah ela…?


 

How many stops before…?

كم عدد المحطات قبل …؟

Km 3dd al m7tat qbl…?


 

A bus with/without air-conditioner

حافلة ب/بدون مكيف للهواء

7Afelah b/bedon mokyaf llhwaa.


 

By car -بالسيارة

Where is the parking lot, please?

أين موقف السيارت من فضلك؟

Ayna mawqf al syrat mn fadlek?


 

Where can I park my car?

أين يمكننى أن أركن سيارتى؟

Ayna yomknny an Arkon Sayrate?


 

Can I park my car here?

هل يمكنى أن أركن هنا؟

Hl yomknee an Arkon hona?


 

Where can I rent a car?

أين يمكننى أن أستأجر سيارة ؟

Ayna Yomkny an Astager syarah?


 

Insurance

تأمين

Tameen

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Means of Transport Vocabulary in Arabic

وسائل الموصلات المختلفة

شاحنة

Sha7enah

أتوبيس

Autobes

ميكروباص

Microbus

دراجة

Daragh

دراجه نارية

Daragh Naryah

سفينة

Safenah

طائرة

Taerah

قطار

Ketar

سيارة

sayrah

Useful means of transport expressions

Arabic

Romanized Arabic

محطة

Mahath

قطار

Ketar

نزول

Nozol

رصيف

Raseef

رحلة

Re7lah

مغادرة

Mogadrah

وصول

Wosol

محرك

Mo7rek

حافلة

Hafelah

مطار

Matar

طائرة

Ta’erh

بوابة المغادرة

Bawbat al mogadrah

طيران

Tyran

تقلع

Tokla

أرض

Ard

طيار

Tayar

ممشى

Mmsha

ميناء

Menaa

سفينة

Safenah

رصيف

Raseef

رحلة

Rehalh

تبحر

Tobher

نقيب

Naqeeb

سلم السفينة

Solm alsfeah

قطار

Ketar

نزول

Nozol

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Arabic Negation – How to say no in Arabic

There are many negation forms in Arabic. In standard Arabic there are 5 well-known elements for negations

لا لم ما لن ليس/ليست
La Lm Ma Ln Laysa/Layst

La – لا

  1. For Order Form:

    La + Present tense starting with a Ta “ت”

    Examples:

لاتكتب

لاتلعب

لاتكذب

لاترقص

لا تضحك

  1. For Present Form:

    La + Present tense starting with “ي
    ن – أ”

    Use “ي” when speaking about one absent person.

    Use “ن” when speaking about a group 2 or more.

    Use “أ” when speaking about yourself.

    Examples:

لاأكتب

لانلعب

لايكذب

لاأرقص

لا نضحك

Lm
لم

  1. For Past Form:

    Lm + Present tense.

    Examples:

لم أكتب
لم نلعب
لم يكذب
لم يرقص
لم يضحك

Ma
ما

  1. For Past Form:

    Ma + Past tense.

    Examples:

ما كتب
ما لعب
ما كذبنا
ما رقصت
ما ضحك

Ln
لن

  1. For Future Form:

    Ln + Present tense.

    Examples:

لن أكتب
لن نلعب
لن يكذب
لن يرقص
لن يضحك

Laysa
ليس

  1. For Non-Verb Form:

    Laysa + Noun (Male).

    Laysat + Noun (Female).

    Examples:


ليست الأرض مسطحة

ليس القطار جديد


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Listening and Reading Comprehension Exercise

This is an intermediate Arabic Exercise for both listening and reading skills by our teacher Mr.Mahmoud..

First Listen to these audio clips

Part 1  :

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Part 2 :

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Part 3 :

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Then Read The Script :

Now After You listened and Read the script Try to answer these question in the comments bellow we will personally review it and give you a recommendation to your level..

 

 

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