Exploring the nine profiles of Arabic language learners to determine which form of Arabic will meet your personal needs and career objectives. Before answering and unpacking this loaded question, if you still do not understand with certainty the difference between the formal form of Arabic, commonly known as Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), and a dialect, […]
It is important for aspiring students to know the various types of Arabic language before they embark on their learning journey in order to align their learning objectives and strategies with the language they would like to learn. In this post, we will go over the types of Arabic and the regional dialects. What is
Generally, “Arab” refers to the people. “Arabic” refers to the language of Arabs, whereas “Arabian” refers to the geographic location of Arabia and things that come from it. Still confused? Many people do not know the difference between the terms “Arab” “Arabic” and “Arabian” and may use them interchangeably. Or, even when they use them
I would like to use this space to write about my passion for learning languages in general and Arabic in particular, the Dhad language (we’ll come back in a later post to expand on this reference). As a native speaker of Arabic, I find myself constantly learning new things about this great and rich language.