Category Archives: Vocabulary

Learn Arabic on Twitter

Great twitter accounts to follow if you’re learning Arabic. In no particular order… @barakabits Good News from the Middle East | أخبار سارّة من الشرق الأوسط @wespeakarabic Rotating account with tweets by a different Arabic learner/teacher each week. Run by … Continue reading

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اليوم العالمي للغة العربية World Arabic Language Day

UNESCO has declared 18 December World Arabic Language Day. What will your school do to celebrate? The following Arabic text is from the UNESCO website. There are some questions below. اعتمد اليونسكو يوم 18 كانون الأول/ديسمبر يوما عالميا للغة العربية … Continue reading

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Arabic vocab flashcards

I’m a big fan of flashcards as most of my students will know. I learnt my first two foreign languages slowly, writing endless lists of words which I never looked at again and therefore took forever to learn. With Arabic, … Continue reading

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McGraw Hill bonus listening material online

Most of the best beginners’ Arabic courses available in the US and UK are by the formidable duo Mahmoud Gaafar and Jane Wightwick, and produced by McGraw Hill. Many books come with CDs, but for those that don’t, the lovely … Continue reading

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