How Long Does it Take to Become an Expert in Arabic?

How Long Does it Take to Become an Expert in Arabic?

There are more than 375 million Arabic speaking people globally, making it the fifth most spoken language in a world where it is also recognised as the official mode of communication in 20 countries. Moreover, The British Council has listed Arabic as one of the 10 languages significant to the UK’s future. Ask anyone who took up Arabic as his or her second language and they would testify that learning it is an awe-inspiring process and every stage of it can be very accomplishing.  However, time is money and despite our urge to have limitless time to hone our linguistic skills, the reality is that the vagaries of our professional and personal life leave little time to learn a new mode of speech. So how much time do you need? The most widely asked question still does not offer an easy answer. This is because learning a language is a complex process based on various factors. Let us take a look at these factors and how they can impact your learning process. 1. Your Previous Language Learning Experiences If you were raised bilingual or already speak a foreign language, you have a head start over someone who only speaks one language. Bilinguals find it relatively easy to learn a third language as many linguistic studies have substantiated. This is because they are subconsciously more used to being exposed to different languages. However, if you are not bilingual or multilingual do not fret as that year of French in school or that business trip to Singapore was helpful. One of the initial steps to learn a language is to know...
Learn Arabic In Six Months | Nassra Arabic Courses

Learn Arabic In Six Months | Nassra Arabic Courses

Learn Arabic in 6 months New sounds a whole new structure isn’t thought to be easy but it is possible, all you need to do is simplify the whole process with an easy follow method, transform yourself to learn a new exciting language! Discover that any adult can learn a second language in 6 months. Many may think this isn’t possible, history of human progress is all about expanding limits. Many things are done even though it was thought to be impossible  Speed up your learning if you speed up learning you can spend less time at school and if you learn really fast the advantage is you don’t have to go to school for very long, sometimes people feel school can get in the way of learning and they are right to feel this way. So the question is how do you learn faster? You must look at the psychology behind learning in the first place, The difficulty in learning a new language can have you thinking it will be a struggle, the stress of that will slow down your progress. what pushes you to learn in the first place can be passion or work related, you mustn’t forget the reason of your commitment and always keep that in mind when things get difficult. There are 4 simple steps to follow to be successful in your language learning: -Study -Understand -Practice -Speak Focus on the language content that is relevant to you, we master tools by using tools, we learn the fastest when they are relevant to us. When you find a new language to study remember the relevance of...
Tips on Learning Spoken Arabic

Tips on Learning Spoken Arabic

How To Staying motivated When You Learn Spoken Arabic The difference between people who are successful in learning languages and people who are not is people either give up or keep going, this is a big part especially if your thoughts are; how long will it take, how much of my time do I need to give, these types of thoughts need to be pushed away and stick by your positive behaviours. * Focus on why you want to learn Arabic * Make it fun * Do not be scared to make mistakes * Continue to push forward The whole point of learning a language is to speak fluently of course, but the journey to get there is almost like a marathon so the tough work will pay off but you will need to keep going. You will not get the benefits of speaking Arabic or any language without study and practice, with learning you need motivation and see progression to want to keep going. What to do to stay motivated: * Find a trusted successful Arabic teacher * Set achievable goals * Reward yourself after achieving your goals * Study minimum 10 minutes everyday * Create a habit * Be consistent These simple tips to start learning will help you to learn spoken Arabic and actually achieve your ultimate goal. Your ultimate goal can consist of small goals before you get to where you want to be. These small goals are to show you how you can always get better and better if you are consistent. Usually, there tends to be more motivation, in the beginning, then it...
Learn Spoken Arabic Fast

Learn Spoken Arabic Fast

The plan to successfully learn Arabic This article will simply explain how to be consistent in learning Arabic, and the simplicity in the Nassra Arabic Method. We will go through our successful guidance and the best ways to learn Arabic. Consistency is key The first thing to start with is consistency, with this you will improve every day and progress very fast. Most people when they learn a new language predominantly it is through an academic education, this can hinder your learning because they abide by a different set of rules e.g. It can be that you learn 1-2 hours a week, is grammar heavy and many other reasons to prevent you from learning. When it comes to Arabic, you shouldn’t follow it this way, leaving a big gap between study will slow down your progress. 10 minutes is all it takes The best approach is to studying 10 minutes every day, committing yourself to just 10 minutes everyday will keep you moving forward and make you more optimistic. The assumption here might be because it’s only 10 minutes it doesn’t seem enough to learn much, on the contrary, for example, if you were to learn 5 words in 10 minutes every day for 3 months (90 days) you can easily learn 450 words, and with that you can make a lot of sentences and conversations. This is just something you can follow and only one of the steps into progression. It’s all about consistency and habit. Training your brain to commit to a habit is possible to anyone, just like brushing your teeth every day this is the...
What Dialect of Arabic Should I Learn? I Am Confused

What Dialect of Arabic Should I Learn? I Am Confused

The number of people interested in learning to speak and understand Arabic has grown significantly during recent years. Many reasons account for this growth in interest. More people are doing business in the Middle East and countries surrounding the Mediterranean. Interest in studying and travel in the area has increased dramatically. Immigration has also made personal relationships with individuals from this region more common, and many non-Arabic speakers express an interest in learning that languages and cultures of the various countries. For Arabic classes London residents are encouraged to get in touch and find out about the courses we offer. The Many Dialects of Arabic The term “Arabic” encompasses a broad range of dialects that are used in the countries that are considered Arab-speaking. In some cases, a dialect will use a word similar to those used in other dialects. However, in other cases, the differences are significant, and an individual familiar with one dialect may not be able to understand a speaker of another dialect very well. Here are the most widely used dialects in the Arab world:   Levantine Arabic – one of the main dialects that is spoken in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine. It is closely related to the ancient Aramaic language.   Egyptian Arabic – this dialect is considered the most widely understood in the region, mainly due to the influence of Egypt in the region and the prevalence of the country’s television and movie industry.   Gulf Arabic – another main dialect that is prevalent in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the Emirates. It is considered most similar to Modern Standard Arabic.   Iraqi...