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Learn Arabic Online and Online Quran Classes Interview with Studio Arabiya

Studio Arabiya was recently interviewed by a staff member of as a part of the "Muslims Making a Difference" series.  The interview covers the background and history of starting up Studio Arabiya, our goals for the online Qur'an and Arabic program, as well as some insights to what goes on behind the scenes and more! My instructor wa...
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Learning Arabic Takes Time

As I was browsing the Internet last night, I was surprised at the many websites - for teaching Arabic as well as other languages - claiming that they can teach you a language in an amazingly short time.  Some claim that in just a few days or weeks, you could KNOW the language.  I guess 'knowing' a language could be interpreted in different ways, bu...
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Appreciating Arabic: Three Letter Roots

One of the many neat things a student of Arabic will first learn about the language is that many of its words can be traced back to a triliteral root.  This means that there are usually three base letters from which different words emanate and are derived.  The words that share these letters may have different meanings, but they are connected ‘at t...
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My Learning Adventure with the Arabic Language!

Bismillah Arrahman Arraheem  In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Kind My adventure in learning the wonderful Deen of Al-Islam has brought me upon many paths.  For so many years, since embracing Islam, I have had a deep desire to learn Arabic.  It is the language of the Noble Qur'an, the last revelation from God to mankind.  My adventu...
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Review from Ummi Homeschools Me!

Studio Arabiya has recently been featured at - a blog by Umm Raiyaan, a homeschooling mom. I would thoroughly recommend the Arabic program at Studio Arabiya. I’ve seen a huge difference in R’s confidence in speaking... Very professional mashaAllah and definitely a thumbs up from me. Visit  ummihomeschoolsme.wordpres...
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The Beauty of Arabic

Learning Arabic can be an amazing experience.  For Muslims, one of its greatest benefits is in helping one understand the sacred words of the Quran, the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), as well as a treasure-trove of scholarly works from Islamic history.  For those interested in the culture of Arabic-speaking people or in livi...
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Studio Arabiya Review in Al Jumuah Magazine

I'm so excited about our review in Al Jumuah Magazine that came out in late February, I wanted to quickly share a few features that were pointed out by the author.  Alhumdulillah, Studio Arabiya got a very good review. The author Zainab Khan, in her article E-Enlightenment - the global online revolution in Arabic and Islamic studies, described her...
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A 'Native Speaker' Doesn't Guarantee a Good Teacher

Searching for the right language teacher for your Arabic studies can, at first, seem very easy.  Search online and you'll see Arabic classes taught by 'Native Speakers' all over the place, ready to teach you the language.  Because there are over 300 million native Arabic speakers in the world, does that mean that you can just choose any of those 'N...
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Dar al-Uloom

Dar al-uloomDar al-Uloom was founded in 1871 in Cairo, Egypt.  It is both an Islamic and modern secondary educational institution.  It began as a means to introduce those in mosque colleges to new knowledge emanating from the West.  In 1946, it was incorporated into Cairo University and the faculty is delegated to offer B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in the Arab...
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Al-Azhar University

Al-Azhar University was founded in Cairo, Egypt around 970-972 by the Fatimid dynasty of Egypt, descended from Fatimah, daughter of Muhammad.  Fatimah was called Az-Zahra (the brilliant) and the university was named in her honor.  After the victory of Sultan Salahudin in his ruling over Egypt in the 12th century, Al-Azhar was reinstituted from a Sh...
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Importance of Learning the Arabic Language - Khutbah by Imam John Graff

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A Revolutionary New Way to Learn to Read Arabic

Reading Arabic made easy from Studio ArabiyaStudio Arabiya would like to proudly announce the introduction to our EXCLUSIVE Revolutionary Beginner's Curriculum!   Studio Arabiya's new reading curriculum will be used for all new students who start from Level Zero.  The Fast Track to Reading Arabic, written and compiled by Imam John Graff, will help you begin reading within just a few lessons...
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RIS - Reviving the Islamic Spirit Conference

Join Studio Arabiya this weekend at the RIS - Reviving the Islamic SpiritConference. We've partnered up with Noesis Institute (Al Sabeel Institute) to offer you great prizes and the lowest tuition rates online for Arabic and Qur'an!
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