Lingualism

Lingualism

Arabs Say...
Lingualism

Is Modern Standard Arabic Difficult for Arabs?

Part 7 in the “Arabs Say…” series, we ask: How proficient are you in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)? What is difficult for you? Do you make any mistakes?

Arabs Say...
Lingualism

Should Dialects Replace Standard Arabic as Official National Languages?

Part 4 in the “Arabs Say…” series: Imagine that your government made your dialect the official language of your country (instead of MSA). It would have a new, standardized spelling system and grammar rules and be used in newspapers and books. What is your opinion?

Learn Levantine Arabic Through Music
Lingualism

Lebanese Arabic Song: Majnoun (Ramy Ayach)

Learn Lebanese Arabic with Ramy Ayach’s hit song Majnoun (video with lyrics, English translation, and language notes).