The Arabic language has three tenses: past, present and command. In this post, we learn how to use the present tense in Arabic language.
Imagine you had the opportunity to talk to your favorite celebrity or the President or the CEO of the biggest company in the world - how would you react? What is the protocol you would follow while talking to such a personality? Imagine someone briefs you on the protocol before the meeting - that you have to wear a certain dress-code, shake hands in a certain way, you're not allowed to ask certain personal questions, etc. If you refuse to follow this protocol, the meeting will be cancelled (invalid). These are the terms and conditions. How far would you go to make sure you comply?
Learning anything new is never easy. Lot of factors determine the success rate of learning a new language. Let's look at some of the top 10 excuses people have for not learning Arabic and see how we can overcome them.
In this post, we will cover 5 more sentences. We also introduce some prepositions. Prepositions are one of the most common words used in Arabic language. Just by mastering a few prepositions, you can increase your comprehension of the language. For example, the preposition "in" is the most used word in the Arabic language.
In this post, we are going to explore the past tense table. As you know from our post on pronouns, in Arabic we have 14 pronouns. Based on those 14 pronouns we can conjugate a verb in 14 different forms as shown in the table below.
"The scholars are the heirs of the Prophets, for the Prophets did not leave behind dinars or dirhams, rather they left behind knowledge, so whoever gains knowledge has gained great fortune."
Language learning is all about practice. Unless you practice and live the language, there's no way you can use the language effectively. Speaking the language gives you the confidence to use the language. Once you pass this stage, you can focus a bit more on grammar. No matter how many years you study grammar, you cannot say confidently that you know any language unless you speak the language. So let's boost some of that confidence, shall we?
This post is a continuation of the series of questions from the previous post [Towards the first step - with Ustaad Ben Saud (Part 1)] In our previous post, we had some wise insights from Ustaad Ben Saud on how to approach learning Arabic. In this post, we continue with the following questions:
Ustaad Benjamin Saud is one of the best Arabic teachers I know of. His understanding of the language and his ability to teach it in a very unique way is what I find truly fascinating. Originally, from Atlanta, Georgia in the United States, Ustaad Ben moved to Al-Madinah about 10 years ago and is a former student of Islamic University of Madinah. He graduated from the Faculty of Da’wah & Fundamentals of the Religion – specialising in Aqeedah (belief/creed).
Flash cards are one of the best ways to remember new words and phrases. But what's the best way to use flash cards? How do you make them effective?