Today is a big day for me. Today, February 5, 2021, marks one whole full year since I re-started learning Arabic using all the untraditional… Read More »15 Levantine Arabic Resources that Have Made Arabic the Easiest Possible Language to Learn
(This post is Part 2 of a 3-part series on how to break out of your Arabic learning plateau. This post focuses on Variable Y:… Read More »How Arabic Finally Stopped Going In One Ear and Out the Other
My One Year Update: Why I Broke Up With “Traditional” Ways of Studying Arabic and Why I’ll Never Look Back
First of all, can I say to whoever is reading this right now, THANK YOU. Learning Arabic is a very solo process, and all of… Read More »My One Year Update: Why I Broke Up With “Traditional” Ways of Studying Arabic and Why I’ll Never Look Back
When I hear people ask, Why can’t I speak Arabic yet? what you’re really saying is: I’m stuck in a language plateau and I’m not… Read More »Use this 3-part Strategy to Break Through Your Arabic Plateau (Part 1 of 3)
The problem: You’re stuck in your apartment for the foreseeable future and you want to have an authentic Middle Eastern experience. The solution: Instead of… Read More »5 Steps to Learning Levantine Arabic in Quarantine Without Studying Abroad
Y’all before we even hop into this, you need to know that I am not a purest. I know how the title of the post… Read More »How I Use Google Translate to Learn to Read MSA/Fusha FAST
When I first started to learn Arabic in college, I hated flashcards. They never for worked me and I was never able to retain information… Read More »Top 6 steps to making the best Arabic flashcards
I’ve used a lot of different resources this year, before finding what I really loved. Here is a recap of the ones I enjoyed the… Read More »Best Levantine Arabic Immersion Resources of 2020
Study Abroad Almost Killed Me and My Love for Arabic. Why I Don’t Recommend You Go… At Least Not Yet.
Note to reader: This is a very personal story. I’ve only started telling it in the past few years because of how painful it was.… Read More »Study Abroad Almost Killed Me and My Love for Arabic. Why I Don’t Recommend You Go… At Least Not Yet.