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Sun Letters and Moon Letters

Sun letters and moon letters are the Arabic alphabets classified into two categories. This classification is triggered by the Arabic definite article ال which is added to the beginning of indefinite words. Basically, the…

Mispronounced Arabic Sounds

In learning a new language, we come across sounds that does not exist in our native language. Unless we get enough exposure to and practice of these sounds in the early stages of our learning, most of us tend to misprono…

Arabic Cursive Writing (2)

One characteristic of Arabic that makes its writing easy is that it is a phonetic language. That is, there is generally a one-to-one correspondence between the spoken form and the written form. In other words, there are …

The Inception of Arabic Gramma…

The Inception of Arabic Grammar The person behind the inception of Arabic grammar was Imam Ali ben Abi Talib الإِمَامُ عَلِي بِنْ أَبِي طَالِب, the cousin of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) and his son in-law. He wrote the firs…

Learn Arabic via Skype

If you want to improve your knowledge of Arabic, Ibnulyemen Arabic provides directed and personalized learning. That is,  our lessons are conversation-, grammar-, or vocabulary-based. For example, we provide our students…

Arabic Cursive Writing (1)

In the previous lesson, you learn why a word in Arabic that is composed of the same letters can have multiple different meanings. The word سلم is composed of س, then ل, and finally م. Their shape in isolation is slightly…
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Latest Tests

Reading Test (2)

July 1, 2020
Read the story بَطـــَــلُ أَثِينـــَــا  and answer the Questions.

Reading Test (1)

June 30, 2020
Read the story الأَمِيــْــرَةُ القَاسِيــَــةُ and answer the Questions.

At the Hospital

January 8, 2020
Choose the correct answer.

The Basic Nominal Sentence

October 24, 2018
Choose the correct answer. Pay attention to both form and meaning.

Latest E-books & Handouts

Ibnulyemen Arabic Attached Pro…

March 3, 2020
Attached pronouns in Arabic are the pronouns that we attach to verbs, nouns, prepositions, or particles. Generally speaking, pronouns in Arabic are separate, attached, or implicit (i.e. implied or not overt). The separat…

Ibnulyemen Arabic Alphabet and…

February 13, 2020
Arabic is a right-to-left cursive language. This short e-book "Ibnulyemen Arabic Alphabet and Cursive Writing" typographically shows how the Arabic letters are connected to to form words. There are twenty-eight letters i…

Ibnulyemen Arabic Short Storie…

February 4, 2020
This is a short e-book of eleven short stories written in simplified Arabic. The original versions of these stories were written by Kamel Kilani and Mohammed Al-Abrashi, both Egyptian writers. They are fairly long and me…

Attached Pronouns

October 10, 2018
Attached pronouns in Arabic are pronominal suffixes; for each separate pronoun there is a corresponding attached pronoun. These pronominal suffixes are are attached to nouns, prepositions, and verbs. With nouns, they fun…