Arabic On The Go
In this segment, we make language learning easy AND fun for everyone. We'll teach you (and our fellow staff!) some Arabic words and phrases that can be used in everyday life, all in short videos that you can watch anytime, anywhere.
Episode 1: Transportation
It is common for us to travel in vehicles, but have you ever thought about what these vehicles would be called in Arabic? Bus riders should have no problem pronouncing the word "bus" since it has the same pronunciation as Arabic. Join us in this video as you will learn the Arabic word for aeroplane, airport and many more.
Episode 2: Outdoors
Along with Ameer's journey to Dubai, learn new simple Arabic words associated with places. Watch this video as it will help you avoid problems navigating yourself to restaurants or toilets in Arabic-speaking countries in the future.
Episode 3: Indoors
While you’re scrolling through your device at home, try to name the things you see around you in Arabic. Get familiar with the Arabic words for the things you often see at home when you watch this episode of Arabic on The Go.
Episode 4: Ingredients
Get to know some Arabic words for the ingredients Ameer uses for his shopping to cook up a delicious meal. Looking for onions, peppers, or even different kinds of meats? Check off each Arabic word you’ve learned in accordance with the list in Ameer’s recipe.
Episode 5: Animals
On the trip to Pulau Ubin with his friends, Ameer encountered many animals that you will be able to learn new Arabic words for with the help of Alif. It’s a bird? It’s a plane? No, it’s new Arabic words for this episode!
Episode 6: Conversational in Arabic
Kaifa haluka? How are you? Want to start a conversation in Arabic but have no idea how to? Don’t worry, in this episode you’ll learn how to have a conversation in Arabic with your friends and family, or even new people you meet outside.
Episode 7: Directions
Directing others to go left and right but in Arabic? Navigate the direction of things and places confidently with the new Arabic words that Alif and Ameer will share with you in this episode. Don’t miss this out as you’ll be left “wara” (behind).
Episode 8: Fruits
You’re the “tuf-fa-hun” (apple) of my eye. How about oranges or even bananas? We all love the delicious and juicy fruits that nature has to offer. So, in this episode, let’s learn the Arabic words for the various kinds of fruits with Ameer and Alif!
Episode 9 Part 1: Ustaz Zahil
Get to know how the Arabic language is beautiful, unique, and culturally significant with Ustaz Zahil as he shares with us his experience living and studying in the middle east from a very young age.
The wonderful Ustaz Zahil took time out of his busy day to come teach the boys (and us!) some useful Arabic phrases. He also shared some interesting stories about his travels abroad in Jordan!
Episode 9 Part 2: Ustaz Zahil
In this second part of the episode, we continue to explore the beauty and uniqueness of the Arabic language through his experience living and studying there.
Ustaz Zahil also tells us about the many beautiful aspects of Arab culture that he experienced growing up in Jordan, while Alif recounts his struggles as a new student there who didn't know the local dialect.
Episode 10: Features of Rasulullah (S.A.W.)
The best of examples for Muslims is our beloved Rasulullah s.a.w. But do you know what are the features of our Prophet s.a.w? During this special video for the month of Rabiul Awal, Ameer and Alif outline the features of the Prophet s.a.w in Arabic.
Episode 11: Food
Did you ever think of what your meal today would be called in Arabic while you were sitting at your table? Join Ameer and Alif at the table as they order a variety of meals from the menu and translate them into Arabic.