Cal U Arabic Program

I am currently a student in the Arabic program at Cal U. The program uses the Al-Kitaab book series. I feel like I am learning a lot. I have definitely improved my spoken Arabic a lot. I found a really good resource to learn Arabic. lists a lot resources and provides a lot of vocabulary. If you are interested in learning Arabic, you can view their article on how you can learn Arabic.

Information on Arabic

Realize that there are a couple of sorts of Arabic. They are: Modern Standard Arabic, Classical (Qur'anic) Arabic, or Colloquial Arabic. Pick which kind of Arabic you have to learn:

Current Standard Arabic. But in the event that your favorable position is limited to one explicit country, the most secure option is to take in an interpretation of the set up vernacular known as Modern Standard Arabic. MSA is used over the Arab World, yet is usually kept to making and formal settings: composing, papers, guidance, radio/TV news programs, political talks, etc.

Set up (Qur'anic) Arabic. If your favorable position is progressively express to Islamic or Medieval Arabic examinations, a course in Qur'anic/Classical Arabic will address your issues. It is the Arabic used in the Holy Qur'an, the Arabic of conventional religious, academic, and authentic works, and the Arabic from which Modern Standard Arabic is based.

Conversational Arabic. If you are envisioning living in the Arab World or dealing with an express Arab district or country, Modern Standard Arabic in solitude is most likely not going to address all of your issues. Center Easterners talk regional dialects as their first dialect, and the differences between tongues can be adequately basic to cause shared incongruity. Broadly, there are five wide gatherings of languages, each with sub-tongues according to country, city, neighborhood, and even religion: Gulf Arabic, Mesopotamian Arabic, Levantine Arabic, Egyptian Arabic, and Maghrebi Arabic.


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