Long-distance athletes may find their stamina helps them persevere in the study of Arabic. Dominic Herbert is one of them. Learn more about him in this 9273 roots interview (#32).
MADAR is a remarkable tool to analyze Arabic dialects. The database contains 2000 sample sentences, each translated into the dialect of 25 Arab cities. Here is how to use it.
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.
Masameer is a Saudi Arabian animation film which is now available on Netflix! It uses Gulf Arabic and Fosha - and has pretty decent English subtitles.
Episode #12 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the man who tells native Arabic speakers what mistakes they make: Mahmoud Gomah.