Learning Arabic for New Muslims

a collection of links and free resources

Arabic Programs

Color And Learn With Us (for children)

  Al-Jallad (Arabic Hangman)

  American Association of Teachers of Arabic

  Arabic Tutor Computer Program

  Arabic Verb Conjugation

  Archive of Arabic-English Vocabulary

  Babel: Arabic Online Arabic Course

  Egyptian Colloquial Arabic

  Interactive Arabic Texts

  International Language Institute Arabic Courses - Cairo

  Learn Arabic List Serve The programme is in a distance Learning format. It is interactive and collaborative. The medium of instructions will initially be english, insha Allah.

  Ukindia - Learn to Read Arabic

  Virtual Media Lab - Arabic

Arabic Study Resources
About.com Arab Culture Guide.

About Arabic
Links to a good brief introduction and description of the Arabic language  

Arabic2000
Arabic culture portal in English and Arabic, with online Arabic language course and other learning aids.

Arabic Alphabet
Learn the 28 letters of the Arabic alphabet, hear the alphabet with RealPlayer, and see notes on writing the letters.

 Brief Introduction to Arabic
An excellent brief introduction to Arabic, including writing samples and sound files, from Wordlanguage.com, a megasite for language products.

CafeArabica
English-language portal for Arab-Americans. Provides a single source for information, articles, interviews, discussion, shopping mall and more.

Arabic Verb Conjugation

Learn Arabic

The Modern Standard Arabic Page Information,vocabulary and  arabic grammar. Provided by Harvard University.

Arabic Language Home Page - http://coqui.metro.inter.edu/cecil/arabic.htm
A collection of useful phrases in Arabic.

Arabic Script Software Map - http://user.cs.tu-berlin.de/~ishaq/arabic/asm/asm.html
Links to Arabic software for UNIX, DOS, Windows, OS/2, and Macintosh.

Learn Arabic - http://members.aol.com/gnhbos/atutors.htm
Four multimedia CD-ROMs to learn the Arabic language.

Arabic-Info: - http://www.dartmouth.edu/~kadhim/arabicinfo.html
Mailing list of the Arab studies community.

Arabic Language Adventure - http://www.arabic-language.com/
Interactive Arabic Language CD-ROM.

Languages-on-the-Web: Arabic Links - http://www.languages-on-the-web.com/links/link-arabic.htm
The Arabic section of languages-on-the-web site. Offers links in various categories including language learning resources. Good links in general but not as comprehensive or up to date as should be.

Arabic on the WWW - http://www.sci.fi/~pob41/kielarab.htm
An extensive list of Arabic links.

Arabic Language Center - http://www.arabic-in-cairo.com
Courses in Cairo, Egypt to learn Arabic.

Arabic-Web - http://www.ummah.org.uk/arabic/script.html
Arabic browser and email software links.

Al-Lisan Al-Arabi - http://www.webstar.co.uk/~al-lisan
Learn Arabic fast with al-lisan al-arabi

Arabic Tutor - http://members.aol.com/elbushra
this Software tutor is the first step along the path to fulfillment in reading, writing and speaking Arabic. it is designed with the beginner in mind.

Dale Frakes Arabic Web Page - http://leb.net/reader/incoming/frakesd/
A collection of Arabic software (Hangman, transliteration program, and typing program) and 'Net links.

Fadi Salem`s Home Page 
5 free online Arabic lessons.

Languages of Egypt
www.sil.org/ethnologue/countries/Egyp.html

 Text-only page with links to sites about various Arabic dialects.

Andy Freeman's Links for Arabic, Linguistics & Politics

www-personal.umich.edu/~andyf/         

 A large number of Arabic and Arabic linguistic links, information on font software, and Arabic teaching institutes.

ONLINE COURSES (some not free)

Welcome to Islamic Virtual School
www.islamicschool.net

 What's New, Feedback, Your E-Mail, Download, Links

Arabic Courses

www.umkc.edu/         

 (147K) Arabic Courses 110 Elementary Arabic I (5) 120 Elementary Arabic II (5) 211 Second Year Arabic I (3) 221 Second Year Arabic II (3) 280 Special Intermediate Arabic Topics I (2-4) 290 Special Intermediate Arabic Topics II (2-4) (147K...

 This is an experimental Arabic radio page. See the copyright notice. Please note that you need RealAudio player (available for download ) in order to use these files. Click on the lesson of your choice:

ONLINE GRAMMARS

Xerox Arabic Morphological Analysis and Generation
www.xrce.xerox.com/research/mltt/arabic/input/keyboard_input.html

ombrarossapiccola.jpg (728 byte) Enter Modern Standard Arabic words by clicking on a virtual keyboard or by typing the corresponding keys on your physical keyboard. Then press Enter.

ONLINE DICTIONARIES

Arabic Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

www.library.cornell.edu/colldev/mideast/dictiona.htm         

ombrarossapiccola.jpg (728 byte) A list of Arabic language dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other general reference aids.

Ectaco - Online Dictionaries
www.ectaco.com/

Abgad Hawaz Dictionary

www.infoarab.egnet.net/prod06.htm         

ombrarossapiccola.jpg (728 byte) The morphological based Arabic/English - English/Arabic Dictionary A bgad Hawaz Dictionary helps you in case you misspell any English or Arabic word, it will suggest for you the possible alternatives and you choose the one you need.

SOFTWARE, BOOKS, TAPES ETC. (some not free)

Islamic Bookstore .com: "Arabic Language Studies Books"

islamicbookstore.com/islamic_books/arabiclanguage.shtml         

ombrarossapiccola.jpg (728 byte) We have a complete selection of books dealing specifically with the Arabic language (the language of the Qur'an) and how even a non-Arabic speaker can learn it easily and quickly.

Arabic Language Courses with Audio Cassettes

www.arabesq.com/hs/asl.html         

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Aramedia
aramedia.com/atutors.htm

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E.Islamic Software
eislamicsoftware.com/

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AramediA Group. Arabic, Islamic, Educational Software, Learn...

aramedia.com/         

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Arabic Keyboards & Keytop Labels

www.fingertipsoft.com/         

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TRANSLATORS/INTERPRETERS (most not free)

ARABIC TRANSLATION BUREAU
www.maxpages.com/atransbureau

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Arabic Translations
www.translationtoarabic.com/

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Middle East Translation Services
www.arabtrans.com/free.html

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Arabic Translation & Promotion Services

www.geocities.com/Eureka/Plaza/6200/Mutarjem.html         

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SCHOOLS, COURSES, INSTITUTIONS

Islamic Universities (some offer Free room and board for non-Arabs to learn Islam)         
I went to Al Azhar for free and LOVED it.       

 

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