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Learn Lebanese Arabic with Abjadiye

Abjadiye is yet another online tutorial to learn the Lebanese dialect, for those abroad having a Lebanese friend or family you want to get closer to.

Learn Lebanese Arabic with Abjadiye


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Learn Lebanese Arabic with Keefak

Did you always want to learn Arabic Lebanese language? Well, now there is an iPhone/Android app for that: Keefak

Unlike most other tutorials that focus on the literal written Arabic (with ubiquitous words like شُكراً Shukran and عَفواً Afwan) that is not exactly close to the spoken dialect spoken in Lebanon, this app aims to teach you the Lebanese-Arabic dialect. Read the rest of this entry »

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Learn Arabic 201: The Man Who Killed My Father

Imagine the scene:
You want to learn Arabic, you find an old teach yourself Arabic book, you open a random page, and the first example you read is “The man whom my father killed”

The man who killed my father – الرجل الذي قتل ابي

WFT? Talking about perpetuating stereotypes.
(A new category on this blog is added for the occasion)

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