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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

wanna help at your daily arabic?

hi everyone! i'm an arabic so if u want any help ask me here!

November 17, 2019

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

Thank you for your very kind offer. And yes indeed, I am looking for someone who likes to send me regularly some words or sentences with their handwriting. I really try to learn to read texts when handwritten too. If this might be possible for you? Thanks in advance.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

give me your username again pls


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

Hello! That's very kind of you.

I have a question.

Is it possible to learn to read Arabic without knowing words.

How to read when a text doesn't have SHORT VOWELS?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

well u can read Arabic without knowing the meanings but you'll be confusing. Try to understand the words that will help you to pronounce the letters more......... And about the vowels yes u can read in maximun 3 letters witout vowels otherwise the words will be super hard to read..... Hope that help u :)


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

I will try

Thank you!)

شكرا جزيلا


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/matheus2matheus

How do i know if it is "a" or "y"? Here in Duo we can read because they put a mark up or down to show if it is one or another. Is the only way learning vocabulary and getting the meaning from the context? And why you have to say "tum" at the end of each feminine word separately, but when you hear the word in a sentence they don't say that? These things makes me confused


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

good question...... there is a difference between "a" and "y" ("ا" and "ى") in grammar i can't tell u all the rule but that relies on the origin of the word and it considered just a misspelling ....... no u can reliance on the context but u can form the sentences denpending on the meaning u want......... "tun"* not "tum" is simply between the feminist letters that we add to realize the fiminine from the masculine and it not written separately and about the pronounciation of "tun" it must pronounce but in a way thestrangers connot hear it...... so now did u understand? hope u did :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/matheus2matheus

Ok. Thanks. Where are you from?


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

Just start with videos from Youtube, and as best are videos with vowel signs. If you do not like the kids videos then you can try poems. Here you get very often with the pronunciation the vowels signs too. But it makes no sense the learn from poems the words because this is Fusha and very often you will come across of words which are not used anymore. I will add some suggestions. Maybe the one or another might be helpful for you. Btw, you also can start to read with any children book which is made for the first degrees. Kids also get texts in their first years with vowel signs.

https://youtu.be/oStoC5IK1Lk

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbruhBtwV5lx03uLGKmOerDaVy8VDXsUN

https://youtu.be/kOncT3Ukt3g

https://youtu.be/J3-3nfwdbMQ

This is a website for learning reading.

http://www.myeasyarabic.com/site/read_arabic_sentences_02.htm


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

Thank you for your advice

Very helpful information ....I appreciate it


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

Just found this. They offer children books with vowel sign. But if you search on internet you will also find some pdf files. These might be ok for the first time. http://www.myeasyarabic.com/site/read_arabic_sentences_02.htm


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

i'll create a instagram groupe who want to join?


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

I do! Mine is remi_tricotteaux! Thanks


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

it's for arabic learners..... you still want?


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

Yes please ! I am definitly learning, I'm starting with arabic, I completed the duo lessons only


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Osama675584

I want to join. Kindly share the group info


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

Yes, please. I am ken.mack on IG.


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

i'm having trouble distinguishing between the characters that make the j and r sounds. any suggestions?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

can you explain more?


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

at the end of a word i always get mixed up which letters make what sounds


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rjcarlson77

That's very nice of you to offer. Once I get a little further through the course I will take you up on that offer.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

of course! i'm alway here


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aliraza278219

Can you help me in speaking Arabic I've learnt a lot of Arabic but I can't speak it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

Sure! But what's way you prefer?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aliraza278219

Whatever possible for you. I think an audio call on WhatsApp will be very useful


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

i don't have WhatsApp


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aliraza278219

Ok so which way would you like and you have?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/niklas.s

Hey, can you tell me what dialect we are learning here in Duolingo? In which country this dialect is spoken? Thank you!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

Here in Duolingo you are learning the classical Arabic........ And this classical Arabic is not spoken in any country because of frequent dialects it using just in schools and stuffs


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Monica597108

I agree ! If I spoke here in Saudi like I am learning in Duolingo the people would laugh at me. Every language and dialects have slang that natives pick up. The Arabic we are learning every Arabic speaker can understand- it is the formal Arabic spoken on the news and written in newspapers. The “spoken “ Arabic varies from country to country, kind of like British English vs American English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

that's completely right! wonderful explication


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Monica597108

Egyptians pronounce the j like a hard g (good), I am an American living in Saudi and they pronounce the j as a (j). I often hear (I think there are two ladies) the “j” pronounced as a hard “g” , so I am guessing Egyptian dialect. For example the word “weather” is “jeu” in Saudi and “geu” in Egypt.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

yeeees riight but how can u communicate with people in saudi arbia eventhough you're american ? do u use english often?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Monica597108

I have lived here many years I can speak Arabic pretty well. People ask why I’m speaking “Saudi Arabic”, assuming I’m Lebanese, because I am blonde! They can’t believe I’m an American! I have studied the grammar in depth. It is extremely difficult, one of the hardest subjects in school. I am increasing my vocabulary and knowledge of grammar on Duolingo. I can read and write but don’t necessarily know the meaningl of the words. Writing from dictation is difficult because Arabic has sounds we do not have in English. The trick is hearing the correct sounds. I often make mistakes. Arabic will always be a work in progress for me.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZinebAbouh2

you are really amazing.... u know? i always find big problems on arabic's grammar even i'm arabic oh yeah it's so hard !

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