All about Arabic – celebrating World Arabic Day

It’s 18 December and it’s World Arabic Day! To celebrate, here’s a 4 minute video packed full of great phrases and handy facts about our favourite language. You can turn on subtitles in English, although they’re a bit dodgy and don’t always make sense. See what you can understand without them 🙂

 .اليوم هو18 كانون الأول / ديسمبر وهو اليوم العالمي للغة العربية


More great resources if you’d like to know more about Arabic:

Arabic: more accessible than you think – my piece about Arabic on the British Council blog

Arabic resources on the BBC languages website including 10 Arabic language facts

Learn Arabic on Twitter

* Introduction to Arabic on Omniglot

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