A Linguistic Approach to Arabic Pronunciation

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Welcome to A Linguistic Approach to Arabic Pronunciation!

A good Arabic accent is hard to get.

The aim of this course is to make pronouncing Arabic make sense to an English speaker through simple spoken practice.

Please note that this course does not aim to teach writing the letters. Letters will be presented separated and left-to-right.

Note that this course is contained entirely in the notes at the bottom. The lessons only offer guidance and additional detail.

Learning project summary[edit | edit source]

Project in brief[edit | edit source]

  • Suggested Prerequisites:
    • Native English.
  • Suggested Resources:
    • A place where you feel comfortable talking out loud.
    • A voice.
    • A native speaker.
  • Time investment:
    • 5-10 minutes a lesson, if that
    • ~35 lessons
  • Portal: Humanities
  • School: Language and Literature
  • Department: Arabic
  • Level:
    • Not for natives
    • Beginner to Advanced

Tasks to Improve Project[edit | edit source]

  • Content
    • Information about each letter
    • Audio
    • Diagram of phonetics
    • Checking/Fixing broken links
  • Formatting
    • Checking consistency between pages
    • Logically ordering answers to practice at bottom of page

Lessons[edit | edit source]

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Introduction[edit | edit source]

Welcome to this learning center. This course is incredibly easy; all you have to do is try saying things!

It's recommended that you simply browse through the pages below. They're already in an order conducive to learning.

Here's the layout of the pages.

The Vowels[edit | edit source]

Vowels refer to sounds in a language.

The Easy Letters[edit | edit source]

Easy letters exist in English and Arabic. They have no confusing companions.

The Easy Letter Families[edit | edit source]

These letters are simple to figure out. They are all related to each other, hence the "family".

The Foreign Letter Families[edit | edit source]

Unfortunately, a lot of these letters are nonexistent in the English language and lack any similarities to English letters. They require a little more work.

Conclusion[edit | edit source]


Resources[edit | edit source]

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Summary Notes[edit | edit source]

These notes summarize the learned concepts in the lesson.

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Active participants[edit | edit source]

Active participants in this Learning Group

  • Sarruby: The Creator.
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