18 August

A few surprising facts about the Arabic languagew surprising facts about the Arabic language

rabic is the official language of the 22 countries that form the Arab League. There are more than 300 million Arabic speakers across the world, though they predominantly live in the region stretching across the Middle East and North Africa. It is also one of the six official languages of the United Nations (UN). Yet, in the UK, only one per cent of the adult population can hold a basic conversation in Arabic.

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06 June

Importance of Arabic Language in Islam

There can be no doubt that learning the Arabic language should be one of the top priorities. Indeed, it should be seen as one of the basic necessities for a person who wishes to study Islam. Likewise, the teaching of Arabic is equally a priority for those who wish to impart Islamic knowledge to others. This is especially the case when the student is young. The only reason of this is that the Arabic language is the language of our religion. The Qur’an was revealed in Arabic. Allah says: Indeed, We have made it an Arabic Qur’an that you might understand.(Al-Zukhruf43:3)

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21 March

The importance of the Arabic language for Muslims all over the world is so obvious that it is hardly necessary to give any far-fetched argument for projecting it

It is the language in which the Holy Quran was revealed. It is the language which Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) - the last of the prophets - spoke. It is, therefore, the language in which that preserved his sacred traditions. Thus, the two basic sources of Islam, the Holy Quran and the Sunnah, are available in the Arabic language

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16 November

The Importance of Arabic Language in the modern world

The significance of Arabic cannot be underestimated in the modern world. It is the official language of over 20 countries and there are about 300 million speakers of Arabic across the world. Most of the Arabic speakers are concentrated in the Middle East. People around the world revere Arabic, since it is the language of the Holy Koran. Hence Muslims, all over the world consider it sacred

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14 December

From Gaza, Arabic is launched

IUG Arabic program for teaching Arabic as a foreign language is launched on 14/12/2016, in Gaza Strip. This program aims to teach Arabic to non-native speakers from all over the world. It has two ways of teaching online and face to face.

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22 November

The Definite Article

Words are made definite in Arabic by attaching أل to the beginning of the word. For example, مُدَرِّس means “a teacher”. “The teacher” is rendered by ألْمُدَرِّس. The only difference is that we have attached the definite article أل to the noun. The definite article is always attached to the noun. Note that there is a sukuun over the ل of the definite article and that the ل is written in initial form.

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19 October

The Importance of Arabic

Arabs have always prided themselves on their language and, in particular, their poetry. Poetry was the primary medium of ancient times through which tribes were praised, enemies were lampooned, messages were sent, and much more. At the fairs of cUkāz, poets would read and listen to poetry as well as critique it as an inter-tribal custom.

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08 October

Why Arabic is not as hard as you think?

“The script is impossibly difficult, like hieroglyphics.” Not true. It has an alphabet of 28 letters. Letters are joined up. There are actually only 5 basic shapes. Writing goes clockwise (except for one letter – Hamza), from right to left, which for many people is easier than writing left to right as it involves pushing the pen, not pulling it.

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