How to Read Arabic Easy steps

Learn to Read Arabic
If you want to learn how to read arabic, you came to the right place. Below are easy steps that will help you understand the process as well as have a general idea about the topic. But before starting with the steps, you need to know the basic concepts about read arabic. Arabic (العربية al-ʿarabīyah, or عربي ʿarabī) is a Central Semitic language, thus related to and classified alongside other Semitic languages such as Hebrew and the Neo-Aramaic languages. Arabic has more speakers than any other language in the Semitic language family. It is spoken by more than 280 million people as a first language, most of whom live in the Middle East and North Africa, and by 250 million more as a second language. Arabic has many different, geographically distributed spoken varieties, some of which are mutually unintelligible. Modern Standard Arabic is widely taught in schools, universities, and used in workplaces, government and the media..

  1. To get the right pronunciation down you will need to learn by heart the alphabet with all the 8 (chakel signs) where pronounciation differ by adding a (chakel sign)
  2. There are 28 letters in the Arabic alphabet. Learn them, and familiarize yourself with it. It is important and not terribly difficult to learn these letters and how they are pronounced. Some of the letters, such as gayn (غ), ayn (ع), kha (خ) and qaf (ق), do not have equivalent sounds or letters in English. You can find those places online that will assist you in the correct pronunciation of these two sounds. Make sure that you practice them and get them down well.
  3. Nothing will help more than practice when it comes to getting the sound down right. Most places online will let you listen to the pronunciation more than once, so repeat it over and over again.
  4. Pull up some content that can be found for Arabic speaking websites. Listen to them and hear how they pronounce things. You may not catch a lot of what they are saying at first. But as you learn the language better you will know what they are talking about
  5. Recite portions of Arabic text. While you may not initially know what you are reading, recitation will undoubtedly prepare you for the next step in your Arabic journey. Beginners should use a script that includes vowels, as Arabic vowels, which are written above and below the consonants, are not included in most forms of writing
  6. Again one of the biggest things will be the practice that you do with the language. Sit down for several hours a day and listen and repeat those words. Or take that MP3 along and practice it wherever you are, of course if you're in public you may not want to say the words too loudly. Finding another person who speaks Arabic is a great way to practice the words too as you learn them. Good luck and have fun.
Practice makes perfect, don't hesistate to practice to achieve the desired goal. Try to combine the steps above with the video below in order to obtain the most information about how to read arabic.

How to Read Arabic Video
Below is also a video to help you learn how to Read Arabic.

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