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    • By calendon
      I don't know what people find so difficult about Arabic and why they are complaining, they even voted it  the hardest on thetoptens.com, but after having a quick analysis of the grammar and structure, it is quite easy, except for the writing system that needs a bit of practice. So far, I haven't found anything that is really difficult about Arabic. I found Japanese harder because of kanji, around 2000 of them, and the much longer sentence structure, and the many different words of counting depending on what you are counting. Chinese is even harder still because of the tones and the 8000 symbols that need to be memorized.
    • By Eirini
      Hello! My name is Eirini and i come from Greece. I speak Greek, French and English fluently. I offer online lessons at very low prices all over the world! If you want to learn Greek, drop me a message! Package lessons are offered at lower prices! Homework, material are offered for free to my students! My website is http://www.multilinguers.com. There you can find more languages you could learn! If you speak with me, i can arrange lower prices for the other languages as well! 
    • By bedo
      Why Study Arabic

      Arabic is spoken as a mother tongue by between 250 and 400 million people across 25 countries. Over a billion people can read the script even if they can’t understand the language. And Arabic happens to be one of the official languages of the United Nations. Therefore, many people learn the language for formal reasons.

      At about 1,500 years old, Arabic also happens to be a very old language. It was the language of scholarship throughout the rule of the Islamic empires – a period of well over 1,000 years from the 7th century right down to the 19th and even 20th. The greatest books of medicine, geology, law, philosophy, and basically any subject you can imagine were all written in the finest Arabic. Therefore, many of the most advanced people in their fields of study learn Arabic for scientific and anthropological reasons.

      Arabic is also the language of the Qur’an (the Islamic holy book). It doesn’t matter what your beliefs are, the Qur’an is unequivocally, undeniably and undoubtedly the greatest form of Arabic literature, and indeed the greatest form of literature, period. The beauty of this piece of literature is, in fact, quite literally, miraculous. Therefore, tens of millions of people learn this language to witness firsthand the beauty and miracle that is The Qur’an... religious reasons.

      In fact, emphasis has been placed on studying the Arabic language by the Prophet (PBUH) himself when he said to the effect: learn the Arabic language as you learn the Islamic obligations and practices. His companions, who, remember, were Arabs, used to learn Arabic despite the fact that it was their mother tongue. They used to say: teach your children Arabic. They used to correct each other’s grammar.
      They would consider it unacceptable to make a grammatical mistake. And the scholars that followed them in later centuries all emphasized learning Arabic. Imam Abu Hanifa said to the effect: I would’ve made learning this language compulsory had I not deemed it difficult on the people.

      That is because 1. in order to truly understand the message of God as it was revealed, one must understand it in the very language it was revealed, and 2. the Qur’an is a literary miracle – really, a full blown miracle – and in order to witness it, you need to simply learn the language and you will witness a miracle with your very own eyes When the tribe of Qureish in ancient Arabia sent their most infamous debater to the Prophet (PBUH),
      the debater barked and barked and barked.
       
      He was enthusiastic and completely vicious. His mission was to completely overtake the Prophet (PBUH) and he was relentless. But when he finished, the Prophet (PBUH) recited a few verses of the Qur’an, upon which tears started to flow from the debater’s eyes and he had to cover the Prophet’s (PBUH) mouth because he couldn’t take any more. Would you like to taste
      the same beauty that made that debater cry?
       
      You can start learning Arabic online at Firdaws Academy
       
    • By LovetoLearn77
      Hi everyone
      a good resource- AREG - The Online Arabic and Egyptian School
       
    • By chichi
      Preply.com is a global educational platform that pairs tutors with students who wish to gain/improve their knowledge. We currently offer over 40 different subjects of which more than 27 are language courses. Studies are available both locally and remotely and this allows for flexibility in schedule alongside accessibility to students in remote/rural areas. 
      All you need to do is select the language you'll like to learn, go through the tutors' profiles, check their reviews and availability before you proceed with booking a lesson. You can start out by leaving messages for tutors and negotiating with a couple of them before making your final decision. 
      In case you need help, there's a user friendly Preply live chat. 
       

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