You Can Now Learn Arabic Using Duolingo

MakeUseOf | 6/26/2019 | Dave Parrack
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Duolingo has launched a new language course, and this one is designed to help you learn to speak Arabic. This isn’t meant for beginners, but language learners keen to broaden their horizons can now learn (or try to learn) Arabic using Duolingo.

Duolingo has focused specifically on Modern Standard Arabic, which is the version most widely understood by people who speak Arabic. By following the course, you’ll learn to speak conversational Arabic, which is less formal than written Arabic.


Duolingo’s Arabic course will focus on three different aspects of the language:

Grammar - English - Speakers - Language - Duolingo

Grammar: To help English speakers understand the language Duolingo has “constructed sentences so that they communicate enough context to make the grammatical differences between Arabic and English clear.”

Alphabet: Duolingo has structured the course to teach the Arabic alphabet methodically, introducing a few letters at a time in order to give learners ample opportunity to learn those before introducing more.

Phonetics - Unit - Course - Exercises - Learners

Phonetics: Every unit of the course has phonetic exercises, giving learners plenty of opportunity to learn the sounds of Arabic. These exercises will test learners’ ability to discriminate one sound from another sound.

You can start learning Arabic on Duolingo right now on the web, on Android, and on iOS. Duolingo is completely free to use, but you can pay for...
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