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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnnieS263692

I just wanted to try...

<pre> I have always wondered what it would be like to speak a different language, especially Arabic because a lot of my family comes from places where they speak it. My dad had to learn Spanish for work, so he got Duolingo, and he introduced it to me. I really just wanted to try it, but now, I'm loving it! Is anyone else grateful that they do this for free, but they teach you so well? I had the Arabic alphabet down after 2 days! Its really really amazing how people can just learn a new language for free on here. And i'm just thinking where I'd be right now if I hadn't tried it... </pre>
October 20, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nanou664858

It’s good to be so enthousiastic about languages, but since your are level 5 in Arabic I suspect you consider you know the Arabic alphabet after having completed the 3 lessons called alphabet. Unfortunately it is more complicated that that, I am studying the 20th lesson, and there are still new letters coming in....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnnieS263692

Well, that's disappointing, but thanks for the heads up! I guess I'm just glad that it's so easy to learn


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nanou664858

I am glad it is easy for you. I am really struggling to recognise and remember the words. I need to go at least to level 3 in a lesson to start recognising/remembering the words. With age learning gets more difficult probably.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elke405873

Unfortunately you can not compare the quality of this course with the one for e.g. Spanish, English, German and so on. Those courses good and up to very good. But the Quality of this Arabic course is more at the bottom level. But still better than nothing. Just start to use also other sources at the same time. And learning Arabic can really be fun and enjoyable. Try to keep on with it. ;-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nanou664858

I am having a lot of fun, and by the time I manage to finish the tree, they will probably have a better version. That’s the advantage or learning slowly.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elke405873

Great to meet someone who is also slow in learning Arabic. ;-) Btw, today I have found this page. Maybe you are interested in it for getting used to the Arabic sound. There are also files with the text you can read at the same time while listening.

https://rhinospike.com/language/ara/recordings/

Learn Arabic in just 5 minutes a day. For free.