With Mondly you will learn the correct Arabic pronunciations by listening to phrases spoken by native speakers. We have worked with professional Arabic speakers all over the world to bring you a high-class audio experience that we believe is essential to learn Arabic fast. This way, the next time you’ll have a conversation with an Arabic speaker, get ready to receive compliments for your great accent and flawless pronunciation.
We started our online Quran tutoring services in 2008 and have since helped thousands of Muslims from across the globe learn to read, understand and memorize the holy Quran. Our online Quran classes include learning to read the Quran with Tajweed (Quran recitation), Quran memorization, Quran translation, Quran Tafseer, and Arabic language. To learn Quran online, all you need to have is a laptop, a stable internet connection, a headset/microphone, and Skype.
Modern Standard Arabic. Unless your interest is confined to one particular country, the safest option is to learn a version of the classical language known as Modern Standard Arabic. MSA is used across the Arab World, but is generally confined to writing and formal contexts: literature, newspapers, education, radio/television news programs, political speeches, etc.
My question is what do you think of learning the Levantine version? Will different parts of the Middle East be able to understand me? Will Gulf areas be able to understand me, and vice versa? How about Egypt? Levantine areas of the Middle East is where my interest lies, but maybe it is best to go Egyptian, since I hear it is the most widely understood? Just curious on your opinion of Levantine.
The Jordanian Dialect Program is crafted to help students master local, everyday language usage, so that they feel better integrated into their regional surroundings, living and working among native Arab speakers in any setting. Ammiya is a recognized as a necessary facet of any student’s progression towards that coveted, native-like language proficiency.

Hi Donovan. I began my learning experience learning MSA, thinking I was getting somewhere [although slowly!]. Then I found myself in southern Beirut, struggling to make myself understood, and realising just how different a dialect is from classical Arabic. From now on, I’m going to focus solely on what I need to learn in order to communicate with the people I will be surrounded by next time I visit.
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Arabic (اللغة العربية) is an Afro-Asiatic or Semitic language closely related to Maltese, Hebrew, and Aramaic as well as Tigrinya and Amharic, and is spoken in an array of colorful dialects. Arabic is the official language of 26 Middle Eastern and North African countries spanning Yemen to Lebanon to the Sudan to Tunisia, it is an official language of the the Arab League, the African Union, NATO, and the United Nations, and it is the liturgical and intellectual language of Islam. People all over the world study Arabic for a variety of reasons: work, travel, family, heritage, religion, wanting to travel to an Arab country, marriage or friendship with an Arab, or simply as a hobby. To learn Arabic, determine which type you wish to learn, study the alphabet, get a good Arabic dictionary, and use some key language learning tools.
I find the teaching method really excellent ... in the past i have had teachers that give up correcting if the student isn't picking up ... but masha Allah this Tutor should get a medal for being so patient and he doesn't give up .. even when sometimes my son is frustrated (from getting  pronunciation wrong again and again )  the teacher isn't ... i find that this method works for kids.. This Academy is definitely worth it ... we  have spent a lot of time looking for a good tutor & academy and Alhamdullilah we have found it!
I am learning MSA and I study grammar, listen intently to news videos and make transcripts if there’s no subtitles, and read them out, trying to mimic the pronunciation. My reading and writing is pretty good. I have one book on colloquial Egyptian – “a transformational grammar of spoken egyptian” by Hilary Wise which has stuff resembling a book on thermodynamics. I also had a book on colloquial Iraqi but I seem to have lost it.

Thanks for your helpful posts Donovan. I just started my Arabic language learning journey a couple of months ago. I’m taking an intensive Arabic course at the New School University in New York. Our teacher is Palestinian, so we are learning the spoken Levantine dialect, but also covering MSA for reading and writing. A friend of mine at another university learned only MSA and then went to Jordan on vacation, where locals would often laugh at him when he spoke because it sounded so unnaturally high-falutin’. Haha
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The Qur'anic Arabic Corpus (free) - This is a website that goes through the entire Qur'an and explains the meaning of each individual word. I would recommend learning Arabic while using this site, since it refers to rules and concepts that only students of Arabic will know. I mean, how many non-Arabic speakers know what a "2nd person masculine singular imperative verb" is? But the website is generally helpful in learning the meanings of words used in the Qur'an.
Over the years, QuranReading.com has established itself as a respected brand among parents who wish to teach their children about Quran. With ever increasing number of customers all over the globe, QuranReading.com takes special measures to ensure that the Quran learning process is effective so that after every lesson the student of our online Quran Tutoring classes leaves with an increased and better knowledge of Quran. Some major reasons why you should choose us include:
The site’s goal is to spread worldwide literacy in Arabic, and you can catch up on current events while participating. Each simplified Arabic news article under their “Daily Training” section comes with a list of ten vocab words and five comprehension activities. There’s a translation app built right into the page, as well as a notebook for logged in users.
Colloquial Arabic. If you are planning on living in the Arab World or dealing with a specific Arab region or country, Modern Standard Arabic on its own is unlikely to meet all your needs. Arabs speak regional dialects as their mother tongue, and the differences between dialects can be significant enough to cause mutual unintelligibility. Broadly speaking, there are five broad families of dialects, each with sub-dialects according to country, city, neighbourhood, and even religion: Gulf Arabic, Mesopotamian Arabic, Levantine Arabic, Egyptian Arabic, and Maghrebi Arabic.
We would try our best to teach a bit more than just recitation of the Quran, so that your kids be a very good Muslims of the society as well. And also adults and sister can learn meaning of the verses with the teacher also known as the translation of the Holy Quran online and Tafsir of the Holy Quran as well.  With Urdu, English and Arabic speaking Quran teachers you and your kids can learn the Holy Quran with meaning as well. You can request for this course to the administration once you complete your Quran reading with Tajweed course online. We will provide you the best Quran teacher for the purpose of Tafsir and translation. Hence, LearnQuran.Online is the best online Quran institute and Academy which offers Quran lessons for kids and adults where adults and kids can learn Tajweed lessons and also can learn Quran reading fluently.

The lessons of Islam can give us guidance, happiness, and a sense of fulfillment and clarity, but they can also put us on a righteous path. By encouraging your children to learn to read the Quran online, you can feel confident that the holy words of Allah the Almighty will be etched into their minds and hearts forever, meaning they’ll never be alone no matter what life throws at them.

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