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Understand the Basics in Arabic

Understand the Basics in Arabic

Arabic is the fifth most spoken language in the world. If you are interested in learning Arabic, the following tips can help you to grasp the basics of the language.

You should first get yourself some good resources to study. You can learn Arabic words from books, language programs and even the internet. One of the most cost effective ways to learn Arabic would be to enroll in an online course. It can be a very convenient method for your first steps into this new language. If you do so, you will also be provided relevant material like books and flashcards. You could also make use of CDs, DVDs, and even audio lessons. 

But Arabic remains a difficult language, and minor changes can change the structure and meaning of the whole sentence. So you should really have a good grip on the fundamentals before proceeding to more complicated concepts. It will definitely take a lot of time and patience.

Before you learn Arabic words, try to understand some basic concepts about how the language is written. Unlike English, Arabic is written from right to left. The language has no concept of capital letters as well…

Start by learning the alphabet in Arabic, and then use it to form small words. Learn the meanings of common words first, and then proceed to other difficult words. Try not to divide your attention and efforts.

When you have learnt a significant batch of basic Arabic words, you’ll begin to assimilate the first rules of Arabic grammar. There are many basic rules that structure your language and will fundamentally change the meaning of the sentence if you don’t use them properly. That’s why you should ideally learn all of them in order to formulate your sentences correctly.  The difference between nominal and verbal sentences, the relative pronunciation according to nouns gender, the various tenses and additional words to conjugate, are a few rules that you should be able to master at this stage (For instance, future Tense Verbs can be created by adding “sa” or “sawfa” before the verb). 

The Arabic language is also different in the sense that while the words are written from right to left, the numbers are written from left to right.

Learning Arabic grammar proves to be highly complicated but it remains the cornerstone of the language. It will naturally take some time to learn. Nevertheless this phase is compulsory to make significant progress in the learning process. 

Don't make Arabic seem like Incognito cars, you can make Arabic a language that you will love to learn!

Thanks. Nice article
KiranGupta (23 posts) 

Yes, nice article.

Mahesh (10 posts) 

Arabic has any scope in India?

Imran (10 posts) 

Arabic has lesser scope in India.

Neeru (12 posts) 

One can go for higher studies, or for translation activities. Overall, the scope is not very broad.

Dweep (202 posts) 

The Arabic language lesson offered here is an excerpt from Transparent Language's Arabic software program. The Basic Arabic Phrases and the Arabic Phrases for Meeting and Greeting will lead you to the Arabic Dialog at the end, which shows how these survival phrases are used in conversational Arabic. Single click on the phrase to hear the Arabic pronunciation spoken by a native Arabic speaker. Take advantage of this Arabic language resource as you learn to speak Arabic! 


Pam (12 posts) 

Thanks for the informatin.

Nisha (12 posts) 

What is the scope of Arabic?

pragiti (20 posts) 

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