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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 Grammar

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…

Diacritics in Arabic (3)

In the previous lesson, you learned about the shape of the diacritical marks and where they are positioned in relation to letters, i.e. above or below. This lesson is about the importance and role of diacritics. The four…

Diacritics in Arabic (2)

In the previous lesson, you learned that Arabic certainly has vowels, but they are not written, especially in Modern Standard Arabic, because they are diacritical, i.e. not actual letters. These vowels are called short v…
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Reading Comprehension Test (3)

Arabic Reading Comprehension Test (3) Read the Story الأَمِيْرُ الحَادِي وَالخَمْسُون and answer the following questions.

Reading Comprehension Test (2)

Reading Comprehension Test (2) Read the story بَطـــَــلُ أَثِينـــَــا  and answer the following questions.

Reading Comprehension Test (1)

  Arabic Reading Comprehension Test (1) Read the story الأَمِيــْــرَةُ القَاسِيــَــةُ and answer the following questions.

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Ibnulyemen Arabic Attached Pronouns

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 Cursive W…

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 Stories for Non-…

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…