Swahili is an independent Bantu African language, but it has a lot of Arabic words. These are the most common Arabic words in Swahili.
What we did to learn Arabic quickly, and what we’d do next time. And what we WILL do when we learn MSA!
The most spoken languages in Africa – what they are, why they’re hard to count, and which one(s) you should learn.
Our favourite Arabic tutors we used to get conversational in Egyptian Arabic.
How and Why to learn Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) to understand culture and language in the Middle East
Similarities and differences between Farsi and Arabic – Alphabet, pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, and more. By speakers of both languages.
Arabic proverbs for beginning Arabic language learners – simple proverbs to learn in conversation.
What are the kinds of Arabic around the world? What do they sound like? What do they have in common, and how are they different?
The best resources for learning Levantine Arabic spoken in Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, Jordan and Syria. Books, apps, software and websites.
Our full guide to living in Cairo and Egypt, for anyone considering moving there. Everything including safety, language, religion, money, costs and more.