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Learning Arabic

In the Name of Allâh, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

“Verily we have sent it down as an Arabic Qur’ân in order that you may understand” [Soorah Yusuf: 2]

“And thus We have inspired unto you (O Muhammad) an Arabic Qur’ân that you may warn the mother of the towns (Makkah) and all around it” [Soorah ash-Shura: 7]

“And truly this (the Qur’ân) is a revelation from the Lord of the 'Alamin (mankind, jinns and all that exists), which the trustworthy Ruh (Jibreel) has brought down upon your heart (O Muhammad) that you may be (one) of the warners, in the plain Arabic language” [Soorah ash-Shura: 192-195]



The Madinah Books Series



The Arabic Course for English-Speaking Students is a comprehensive and popular course for the teaching of the Qur’anic and Traditional Arabic, originally devised and taught at the renowned Madinah Islamic University, catering for the non-Arabic speaking students from all over the world. Over the years, this course has enabled students to become competent in their use of the Arabic language and to participate and benefit from scholarly pursuits such as Qur’anic exegeses, hadith, fiqh, sirah, history, and classical and modern Arabic literature. It is concise (consisting of only three books, reasonably short) but extensive in their coverage. It combines modern Arabic vocabulary with Islamic terminology used in the Qur’an and Sunnah. It Helps acquire an understanding of hundreds of Qur’anic verses, ahadith, Arabic parables and poetry." Learning classical Arabic effectively could not be more easier than this course of Madinah Islamic University. A tried and tested course over 40 years with proven track record of success, it is ideal in terms of the the topics covered and short time taken to learn. It is suitable for schools and colleges in the UK and other Western English speaking countries.


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Learning Arabic Language of the Quran



The message of the Qur'an is addressed to all creation, conveyed in the Arabic language. Allah Almighty says: 'We have sent it down as an Arabic Qur'an so that you may understand.' (12:2) Acquiring command over the Arabic language can be relatively easy for those who are native speakers, but can prove difficult for the non-speakers. The study of Arabic, therefore, cannot be taken lightly. The books that can impart knowledge of the Qur'anic Arabic are rare. The present book is specifically designed for learning the language of the Qur'an. All examples used in the explanation of Arabic grammar have been taken straight from the Holy Qur'an. This approach aids the beginning -student to enter the world of the Qur'an, allowing simultaneous understanding of Arabic grammar and the Qur'an, which is a very special feature of this book.




Essentials of Quranic Arabic (2 Vol. Set)



This two-volume series is a guide for those who want to understand the language of the Qur'an, and yearn to listen to it with comprehension. The methodology of this book is different from others in that conversational Arabic and non-Qur'anic vocabulary are not focused on. Instead, there is a keen emphasis on mastering the key grammar principles of the Qur'an alongside "high-yield" Qur'anic vocabulary.




Gateway to Arabic Book 1



Gateway to Arabic is a well-structured, progressive course that has been carefully designed to teach Arabic in a non-Arabic-speaking environment to learners from a broad age range. It is highly popular with evening and weekend madrasahs, Muslim schools, as well as with adult learners. As students progress in building up their knowledge of Arabic grammar and vocabulary, they are able to put into practice the skills they have acquired through written exercises, spoken passages of dialogue and comprehension exercises. With its wealth of practice materials, Gateway to Arabic Book One teaches the skills necessary for reading and writing the language.




Gateway to Arabic Book 2



Gateway to Arabic Book Two builds on the basic reading and writing skills acquired in Book One (Starter Book). With a vocabulary of over 350 words and easy-to-follow explanations, supported by 250 illustrations, Book Two provides learners with a basic knowledge of Arabic grammar, enabling them to take their first steps in understanding and using non-verbal sentences. The series is intended to take the student from having no knowledge of Arabic, all the way up to GCSE level (the U.K.’s General Certificate in Secondary Education) and beyond.




Gateway to Arabic Book 3



Gateway to Arabic is a well-structured, progressive course that has been carefully designed to teach Arabic in a non-Arabic-speaking environment to learners from a broad age range. It is highly popular with evening and weekend madrasahs, Muslim schools, as well as with adult learners. As students progress in building up their knowledge of Arabic grammar and vocabulary, they are able to put into practice the skills they have acquired through written exercises, spoken passages of dialogue and comprehension exercises. Book Three offers a step-by-step approach to learning past and present tense verbs, with plenty of opportunity for practice. Each point of grammar is reinforced through sample conversations that offer the student the chance to use the language in a meaningful context and develop confidence in self-expression.




Key to Arabic Book 1



The Key to Arabic adopts an innovative method in teaching the skills of reading and writing Arabic to absolute beginners from a broad age range, by using a gradual, assimilative approach. Extensive written exercises give students ample opportunity to put into practice the skills they have learned, enabling them to build up confidence in reading and writing vocalised Arabic text. This double audio CD set includes a complete reading of all the materials in The Key to Arabic to assist the learner in mastering the pronunciation of this challenging language. Pauses after each word or sound give students the chance to repeat aloud what they have heard.




Arabic Tutor Vol 1-4



“From the Treasures of Arabic Morphology” is a comprehensive book of Ilmus Sarf. Please note that “From the Treasures of Arabic Morphology” has been published by Zamzam publishers of Karachi, Pakistan. (www.zamzampub.com) Anyone requiring a copy may do so by contacting the publishers directly. Although the quality of the print is not very good, it will suffice for the incumbent student who requires a book on Sarf urgently, until a new edition is printed.




Fundamentals of Classical Arabic



Fundamentals of Classical Arabic is a series of practical, easy-to-read books that help students learn the difficult subjects of Arabic verb conjugation and grammar. Based on methodologies used by Islamic scholars for centuries, this series focuses on grasping short, understandable principles to steadily build a comprehension of the language. This first volume provides a framework for studying the Arabic language, introduces Arabic word patters, and covers the essentials of conjugating common verb and noun forms. Throughout the book, important concepts are explained in a lucid and concise manner. Tables provide a review of the concepts covered in each lesson, and the accompanying audio compact disc helps students memorize conjugations of common verb and noun patterns.




Imam Ibn Saud Arabic Books



The Imaam Muhammad ibn Saud University Program utilizes Islamic texts as its core material. A student who chooses this program benefits from the correlation between new Arabic vocabulary/grammar and Islamic themes and terminology. This integrated system of learning Arabic via Islam is ideal for Muslim students seeking an Islam-based Arabic curriculum.




Al-Arabiyatu Bayna Yadayk



This series is designed for the non-Arab speaking, senior level student. With a collection of audiotapes and MP3 CD it helps the student learn Arabic through listening and conversation along with reading and writing. The series stresses communication and also offers glimpses into the Arabic culture, both Islamic and national. Divided into 3 grades, it contains textbooks and workbooks combined in one book. The entire series can be taught intensively in 300 classes (averaging 45 minutes one class,) 100 classes for each grade. If the program is not intensive, it can be taught within a three-year period.




An Introduction to Quranic and Classical Arabic



An Introduction to Koranic and Classical Arabic is an elementary-level grammar of standard classical Arabic, the literary norm of the Arabic language that has not changed appreciably in fourteen hundred years. An indispensable tool for all who are interested in Islamic religion, science, and literature, the language presented in this book will enable the learner to study firsthand the primary sources of Islamic civilization and the classics of the Islamic Near East. The grammar is presented clearly and in a logical progression amply illustrated by examples, most of which, along with the readings, have been taken directly from the text of the Koran and the body of hadith (the reports of Muhammad's sayings) and supplemented with extracts from other classical sources.




Arabic Verbs & Essentials of Grammar



Each unit is devoted to one topic, so you can find what you need right away and get focused instruction immediately. Concise yet thorough, the explanations are supported by numerous examples to help you master the different concepts. And for those tricky verbs, Arabic Verbs & Essentials of Grammar includes a Verb Index of the most common verbs, cross-referenced with the abundant verb tables appearing throughout the book.




Arabic For Dummies



Arabic For Dummies presents the language in the classic, laid-back For Dummies style. Taking a relaxed approach to this difficult language, it’s packed with practice dialogues and communication tips that will have you talking the talk in no time. You’ll get the scoop on: * The Arabic alphabet, pronunciation, basic grammar, and the rules of transliteration * The history of the language and information on classical Arabic and its dialects * How to make small talk and make yourself understood when dining, shopping, or traveling around town * How to communicate on the phone and in business conversations * Handy words and phrases for dealing with money, directions, hotels, transportation, and emergencies * Arabic culture and etiquette, including ten things you should never do in Arabic countries The book also includes an Arabic-English dictionary, verb tables, and an audio CD with dialogues from the book to help you perfect your pronunciation. Written by a native Arabic speaker who helped start a year-round Arabic department at Middlebury College, Arabic For Dummies is just what you need to start making yourself understood in Arabic.




Al-Mawrid Arabic-English Dictionary



Authoritative and probably the most popular Arabic bilingual dictionary. An indispensable tool for students, researchers and translators. Unlike conventional Arabic dictionaries, this is arranged alphabetically for ease of use by those not knowing the root letters.




Hans Wehr Dictionary



The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic combines authority and compactness, providing the serious student of the Arabic language with an essential resource in their pursuit. What distinguishes it from other dictionaries is its arrangement according to the root letters of a word. In addition to this, its also rich in common and classical phrase and examples of use.




Arabic-English Dictionary of Qur'anic Usage



The Qur'an is the living source of all Islamic teaching, and is of singular importance to those interested in Islam and the study of religions. Despite this, there exists a long-felt lack of research tools for English first-language speakers who wish to access the Qur'an in the original Arabic. The Dictionary of Qur'anic Usage is the first comprehensive, fully-researched and contextualised Arabic-English dictionary of Qur'anic usage, compiled in accordance with modern lexicographical methods by scholars who have a lifelong immersion in Qur'anic Studies. Based on Classical Arabic dictionaries and Qur'an commentaries, this work also emphasises the role of context in determining the meaning-scatter of each vocabulary item. Illustrative examples from Qur'anic verses are provided in support of the definitions given for each context in which a particular word occurs, with cross-references to other usages. Frequently occurring grammatical particles are likewise thoroughly explained, insofar as they are used in conveying various nuances of meaning in the text.




Arabic-English Lexicon (Dictionary)



The most scholarly dictionary of the Arabic language available. This work is the product of over thirty years of unrelenting labour. It is a work of such unique greatness that, since its first appearance almost 150 years ago, it has remained to this day supreme in the field of Arabic lexicography. No scholar or group of scholars has produced anything to supplant it. As it originally appeared and was later reproduced, the Lexicon consisted of eight large, cumbersome volumes, which made it difficult to use. Now, for the first time, the Islamic Texts Society has, with no loss whatsoever of clarity or legibility, brought together the eight large volumes into two compact volumes; it is now possible to keep the Lexicon on the work desk and refer to it with ease.


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Vocabulary of the Holy Qur'an



An extremely useful dictionary of the words in the Qur'an, compiled on the basis of their three-letter roots, allowing one to infer the meanings of almost all the different Qur'anic words by recognizing their root meaning. Examples of uses of the words in the Qur'an are also presented.




Learn The Language of the Holy Qur'an



A highly useful book on the grammar of the Arabic language as used in the Holy Qur'an. Spread across 30 chapters with lesson plans to assist the reader through-out. The Lessons have been arranged in simple grammatic classification supported by verses of the Holy Qur'an as illustrations of the postulated rules in Phonology, Morphology and Syntax. It is an attempt to assist those who wish to acquire proficiency in Arabic for the sake of understanding the Qur'an




Tajweed Rules of the Qur'an



Every single Muslim has to recite Qur'an in Salah but many of us do not realize that reciting the Qur'an correctly, observing the rules of recitation (tajweed) is not an advanced science for expert reciters alone, rather it is an obligation upon each and every one of us whenever we recite the Qur'an. This set of 3 renowned books on learning the Tajweed rules of the Quran will help one to understand the tajwed rules and correct their recitation with the help of a teacher. Insha-Allah. It is also great Islamic schools & Quran teachers to teach their students.




Tajweed Podcast



Lecture by Khaled Bouchafaa. Welcome to my tajweed and Quran podcasts which are explained in English. These podcasts are designed specifically for English speakers who want to learn tajweed. It will also assist those who do not have the chance to meet a sheikh or qari in their local area, by assisting them to seek this sacred knowledge of Quran and tajweed.



Taken From Tajweed In English



Why Study Arabic & How?


Nouman Ali Khan of the Bayyinah Arabic Institute (www.bayyinah.com) gave this speech in Houston, Texas. He explains the importance of studying Arabic for comprehension of the Quran. And he discusses the pitfalls of many techniques used by students. Finally, he describes the advantages of the methods used by Bayyinah. A must-see for any student studying Arabic to better understand the Quran and Islam.




Learn Arabic



This multimedia course is based on "step by step Approach to reading and writing Arabic" by Mohi e-Din Saleh. It assumes that the reader knows nothing about the Arabic language. It has ten lessons and every lesson should take no longer than an hour . If you are a beginner, I recommend that you begin with Lesson One and progress through the course lesson by lesson. Just take your time and be sure to try all the problems. After you finish this course you'll be ready to read the holy Quran 'Insha'Allah', as well as to have the ability to write in Arabic.




Babel Arabic



This is an online Arabic course. It teaches you basic sentences, how to write, how to count and introduces Arabic grammar. All with sounds, also Learn about 400 common words in Arabic. All lessons are the product of a cooperation between an Arab native and a non-Arab who have managed to learn the language.





Lisan ul-Qur’an (3 Volume Set)
Madrasa Ayesha Siddiqah

A Grammar of the Arabic language (1896) Part 1
Wright, William, 1830-1889

A Grammar of the Arabic language (1896) Part 2
Wright, William, 1830-1889

Arabic-English dictionary(1899)
Hava, J.G

Language: The Main Vehicle Of Contemplation
by Malik Badri

Arabic - The Language of the Qur’ân
by Shaykh Ahmed ibn ‘Abdullah al-Baatilee

Faith has a Language
by Muhammad Alshareef

The Golden Advice Regarding The Proper Manner Of Learning The Arabic Language
by Abu 'Umar al-Jurjaani

Suurah al-Hujuraat With Lexical and Grammatical Notes
by Dr V Abdur Rahim


Audios


Tips on How to Learn Quranic Arabic Quickly and Easily - Part 01
by Mamdouh Mohamed

Tips on How to Learn Quranic Arabic Quickly and Easily - Part 02
by Mamdouh Mohamed

Tips on How to Learn Quranic Arabic Quickly and Easily - Part 03
by Mamdouh Mohamed

Tips on How to Learn Quranic Arabic Quickly and Easily - Part 04
by Mamdouh Mohamed



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