Learning Arabic is challenging in many ways. This course focuses on building the skill to read any Arabic word, by both learning the alphabet, including learning the name, sound, and shapes of each letter. In addition, the diacritics that guide the pronunciation of words are also explained. Finally, major prefixes and suffixes are also introduced. After you complete this course, you will be able to recognize the letters of any word and sound it out, which is the first step to read Arabic script.
Challenges related to reading Arabic, and what we will learn to address these challenges.
Learn the letters of the alphabet, when you finish, do the attached quiz
How well can you recognize the letter alif in any word?
Make sure you do the quizzes that are included in the "external resources" for each lecture. Then answer the questions in this quiz
Arabic Prefixes and Suffixes
Conclusion and Exercises
Using our knowledge of alphabet and diacritics, let's try to sound out these words