The Arabic alphabet can seem intimidating but it's much simpler than it looks. Part 1 look at the first seven letters.
Not going to lie, when I first got to Jordan I was completely clueless -- I had a quick but fun learning curve!
Understanding idaafa is absolutely crucial to leveling up your Arabic. So what is it and how can you master it?
Hollow verbs: they're annoying and sadly very common. Fortunately here is a handy table to help you remember them!
How long and short vowels work in Arabic can be a little confusing at first, so here's a short video explainer.
Poster: Form II. Because I'm tired of looking at boring verb tables, also form II is my favourite.
Whether you pronounce the ل in أل depends on what letter comes after it, and it's not just random, there's a pretty cool grammar explanation behind it.
Arabic verb table poster, form I.
Arabic calligraphy is beautiful, here's a little animation.
Picnics are a big deal in the Middle East. This vocabulary is in Iraqi Arabic but it's not too colloquial that speakers of other dialects wouldn't be able to understand.