Shahid is an Arabic streaming platform. It offers 25,000 hours of Arabic series and movies. Shahid clearly beats Netflix when it comes to Arabic. Shahid is cheaper, has better Arabic content, and best of all, it offers subtitles in English, French, and Arabic. A no-brainer for people who like Arabic.
The Arabic keyboard we use today was invented in 1899 by two men who almost simultaneously worked on an Arabic typewriter: Selim Haddad and Philippe Waked.
Learning Arabic as an adult is a challenge. Understanding how our brain works can help to find the right method. Recommendations for adult improvers.
"From zero to fluent" is possible, says Uchechi Kalu. Learn more about Uchechi in Episode 28 of the "9273 roots"-interview series: The woman who developed a curriculum to reach conversational fluency in 1,5 years.
How do you manage to motivate yourself to learn Arabic for years, even decades? Marco Rateitschak has been learning Arabic since 1999. In a guest article, he describes his journey and offers valuable advice for anyone in such a situation. A survival guide for lifelong learners of Arabic.
Episode #22 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the woman who explains Egyptian Arabic expressions by annotated movie clips: Nesrin Amin.