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.
Arabic videos with English or Arabic subtitles are rare. Some YouTube vloggers and channels do offer that. Here are some recommendations.
Many Arabs don't use the Arabic alphabet for Whatsapp. Instead, they prefer using their English keyboard. Some hate it, others love it. A quick overview.
Episode #23 of "9273 roots": An interview with Sami Morcos - the man who created a great website that converts any number into Arabic text.
Numbers in the Arabic language are like solving mathematical equations. But there is good news: a new online tool - which is of great help to learn the rules: arabic.ba
Episode #22 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the woman who explains Egyptian Arabic expressions by annotated movie clips: Nesrin Amin.
With a simple trick you can add Arabic subtitles on Netflix. You don't need any plugin or add-on. It works on all devices. A step-by-step guide.
LLN is a Google Chrome extension that gives you superpowers over Netflix. You can watch films and series with two subtitles.
Several tools (desktop and mobile apps) can convert numbers into written Arabic text. Some recommendations.
Many websites offer free Arabic lessons. Two of the best are Playaling and material of the Defense Language Institute.