When you listen to a language and you fall in love... that’s the Arabic language. Arabic is a passion. It is a gate to a wonderful world where you dive into a deep ocean of jewels.
When you decide to learn Arabic, you choose to get closer to 422 million Arabic speakers around the world. Not only to understand the culture, traditions and customs of 22 Arabic speaking countries, but also to enjoy Arabic history, literature and media.
Arabic is a very rich language. To learn Arabic, you need to determine your goals and reasons behind it.
If you are interested in reading and understanding the Quran or old Arabic texts and poems of the 7th to 9th century AD, then you will need to learn Classical Arabic (CA).
In order to know the official language of the Arab world in writing and formal speaking, then the Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) is what you need to learn. MSA is derived from Classical Arabic and it is widely taught in schools and universities. It is used in media, press, prepared speeches, some radio broadcasts and non-entertainment content.
Both CA and MSA are called “Fusḥa” the literary Arabic and the most eloquent Arabic language.
On the other hand, if you wish to communicate with native Arabic speakers, the Spoken Arabic (SA) should be your choice, which is the colloquial form of Arabic.
SA differs from country to country - Egyptian, Levantine, Saudi, Gulf, Iraqi, Sudanese and Moroccan are all dialects.
When you learn Arabic, you will be surprised how close it is in some vocabulary and grammar to other languages such as Maltese, Hebrew, Urdu, Turkish, Spanish, Portuguese and Swahili languages.
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