Let’s face it. One of the major frustrations a student of Arabic faces is “how can I gain/retain all this vocabulary”. Remember that time you walked out of the classroom and were expected to memorize 40 new words? Your teacher then called on you the next day to make a sentence using the words you [...]
So you want to learn Arabic? Why? What do you want to be able to do with it when you’re done?
Remember your why. Regularly remind yourself of the importance of Arabic and why your are learning it. Whatever your goals may be in studying the Arabic language, you have actively made a decision to spend the time and money to study it. Remind yourself of this constantly in order to boost your himma (ambition), especially [...]