Best Arabic Language Courses
You Can Learn To Speak Arabic Using Language Software
Years ago I did start to learn a little Arabic myself. I had a couple of Arabic speaking friends, who also spoke perfect English. One of them had actually studied Shakespeare in English at his school in Khartoum.
It was quite interesting to follow the language structure, because it is a bit different from European languages, in that, whereas our words change at the end to change the tenses, Arabic changes in the middle.
Also, Arabic is read from right to left, and, of course, the letter forms are very different.
For all these reasons, Arabic is a little bit more difficult for Europeans to learn than European languages with their Latin script.
This Is What The Arabic Alphabet Looks LIke
So You Not Only Have To Learn A New Language, Arabic, But Also A New Alphabet, And A New Way Of Using Grammatical Forms, And Pronunciation Of Unfamiliar Sounds
Quite a challenge.
I didn't pursue my Arabic language course, as I was studying for my new career as a solicitor, but I still use the occasional phrase. I live in a very ethnically mixed area in London (I am told that 136 different languages are spoken in our local schools) and when I go to one of our Halal butchers, they all look delighted when I say hallo or goodbye to them in their own language.
This Is The Area Where Arabic Is Spoken
Picture Of The Alhambra Palace At Granada, Spain - This Is Hanging On My Hall Wall
Spain Was Briefly Occupied By Berber And North African Muslims Between 711 And 788
They landed in Gibraltar, which is very close to Morocco, separated only by the Gibraltar Straits at the entry point to the Mediterranean.
The Arabic or Moorish influence is still evident particularly in Andalusia in Southern Spain, in architecture and language - for instance, the word "el", meaning "the", is a corruption of the Arabic word "al".
Traditional Spanish music and singing also carries the Moorish influence of the Middle East, and is very distinctive from the music pf other parts of Europe.
Below are 2 Arabic Language Courses And Videos Of The Arabic Alphabet And Modern Arabian Music
Check out the Arabic language software on this page
Happy hunting in your quest to gain another language skill!
I'm showing you two different Arabic courses here, but this page would be too long if I were to include even more language programs, so if you can't see the language courses you were looking for, you can just point and click on any of the items shown below and you will be transported to the Amazon.com website, where you can browse for the language course of your choice.
Rosetta Stone Arabic Language Course Levels 1 - 3 Set
This is a very substantial and in-depth course, and when you've completed it, you will be able to converse and do business in Arabic, and enter into discussions, watch Arabic films, and generally make out like an Arab. You might even be tempted to like sheep's eyes, a local delicacy.
Rosetta Stone Arabic Language Course - Level 1
You will have online one-to-one training and general interaction to help you to learn Arabic.
You will be able to learn basic Arabic conversational skills, including greetings and introductions, simple questions and answers, shopping and much more.
A Taste Of The Arabian Nights - I've Had These Dolls For Over 50 Years
To Help You On Your Way, I Have Included A Couple of YouTube Videos
The first is a song watched over 7 million times and liked by 23,000. Not my taste, I'm afraid, but I think it's good to try things out, to experience the culture.
Then there is a video to teach you the Arabic alphabet.
A Popular Arabic Song
Arabic Alphabet on YouTube: Learn Arabic Alphabet
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Egyptian Dog Deity
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Lots of bird photos as well as English expressions
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