Deciphering Handwritten Arabic: How To Read Arabic Written By Hand

Before we get started: Did you come here to learn how to read and write the Arabic alphabet in general? You’re in the wrong place! This article is about learning how to read Arabic handwriting. Read my article on learning the Arabic alphabet. How to read Arabic written by hand Handwritten Arabic is quite a … Read more Deciphering Handwritten Arabic: How To Read Arabic Written By Hand

Book review of “Polyglot: How I learn languages” by Kató Lomb

I’ve spent the last couple of weeks reading this book while riding the bus, and I’d like to share my opinion of it with you. The book was originally written in 1970, by the Hungarian polyglot Kató Lomb, but the author has edited it several times up until 1995, making it more up to date … Read more Book review of “Polyglot: How I learn languages” by Kató Lomb

Attack From Multiple Fronts To Learn Languages (And Vary Your Approach)

One of the biggest mistakes that I’ve made in studying languages, is to focus too much on just one study method. It’s tempting to put all your efforts into one activity, especially when your “new approach” seems to be working! So why then, does it seem to be working well in the beginning, and not … Read more Attack From Multiple Fronts To Learn Languages (And Vary Your Approach)

9 ways to stay motivated in learning a foreign language

Learning a new language takes a significant investment of time and perseverance. You’re not going to get very far in three months and after two years you might still feel like a beginner. Language learning is a marathon, not a sprint, and like long distance runners, you need to keep your blood sugar high enough … Read more 9 ways to stay motivated in learning a foreign language

Review of Assimil Arabic with ease

Assimil – A review my favorite language course This Assimil Arabic Review is primarily about the Arabic edition of the Assimil language courses, but many of the points apply to everything in Assimil’s catalogue. (See my review of the French Assimil also) Assimil is the name of a French company that has published languages courses … Read more Review of Assimil Arabic with ease

Reading Strategies In Language Learning – 5 Bullet-Proof Techniques

Reading strategies in language learning

Reading is, in my opinion, the most important activity in language learning. But when you decide to sit down and read for the purpose of language acquisition, how should you go about it? It seems easier said than done to just read a book in a foreign language, and although must people would agree that … Read more Reading Strategies In Language Learning – 5 Bullet-Proof Techniques

10 Language Learning Mistakes (That YOU Might Be Making)

Language learning mistakes

Who wouldn’t like to be fluent in another language? Learning Spanish or Mandarin Chinese has numerous benefits. Be it professionally, socially or personally. Many have a dream about speaking another language, and quite a few actually start taking courses or studying from home. But unfortunately, most of those who set out end up throwing in … Read more 10 Language Learning Mistakes (That YOU Might Be Making)

The Ultimate List of Arabic Resources

I’ve been self-studying Arabic for a long time, and have consequently come across many great sites and sources for Arabic learning materials. This is meant to be a list of the best online resources for how I learn Arabic. If you have any suggestions, feel free to comment below. The Arabic alphabet Shariah Program A … Read more The Ultimate List of Arabic Resources