Learn Egyptian Arabic

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Whether you just want to learn a few Arabic words and phrases, or you want to go further, we’ve got the answers to all your Arabic language questions! We're talking great tools, great tips, audio lessons, and the inside word on how to speak Arabic confidently and understand Arabic quickly and effectively...

Right here you‘ll find tons of Arabic language resources that will really help you learn Egyptian Arabic. From understanding how Arabic grammar works, to a whole range of really helpful Arabic words and phrases, these fantastic Egyptian Arabic lessons will make sure that you can get your point across when you're traveling in a Arabic speaking country.

First of All, Who am I?

Hello, my name’s Amira Zaki, and I’m the host of Rocket Arabic. I come from the beautiful country of Egypt, which means Arabic is my native language. That also means that I know just how hard it can be to learn a new language, because I’ve been there learning English. Together with my English speaking colleagues, Erica and Hany, I want to help you to speak and understand Egyptian Arabic while cutting your learning time in half.

I’ve travelled the world over and have found that languages are a great way to meet people and discover new things. I really want to make your Arabic learning experience rewarding and fun!

My goal, just like Rocket Languages’, is to help you reach your goal.

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If you want to learn to express yourself a new language, and do it at express pace, then the Rocket Express Learning System is just what you need.

By combining three scientifically proven theories of learning, and taking advantage of advances in e-learning and technology, the team at Rocket Languages have a developed an effective way for you to speak and understand the language you've always loved, and retain it forever.

It begins with George A. Miller's idea of 'chunking', breaking down big difficult content into small easy parts.

Then there's Dr Stephen Krashen's theory that the best way to learn a language is in a low pressure environment with supportive native speakers who are prepared to give honest accurate feedback.

Finally, Neil Fleming found that there are four main ways that people learn:

  • Visually - they see it
  • Aurally - they hear it
  • Reading/Writing
  • Kinesthetically - they do it

When you combine these three complimentary theories with a team that is at the cutting edge of e-learning technology, you get a system that is guaranteed to have you speaking and understanding your new favorite language in no time at all.

How to Perfect Your Egyptian Arabic Pronunciation with Rocket Record

You can sound like you ARE a native Arabic speaker when you use Rocket Record, the pronunciation tool from Rocket Arabic!

Here’s the transcript from one of our Interactive Audio Lessons:

Hany
اهلا وسهلا يا اميرة
Ahlan wa sahlan ya Amira
Hello, Amira!
Amira
اهلا وسهلا يا هاني. ازيك؟
Ahlan wa sahlan ya Hany, izzayak?
Hello, Hany! How are you?
Hany
كويس الحمدلله, وانتي؟
Kuwayyis il 7amdulillah, wa inti?
Good! Thank God. And you?
Amira
كويسة الحمدلله.شكرأ
Kuwayyisa il 7amdulillah. Shukran.
Good! Thank God. Thanks.

IMPORTANT! To get full functionality with Rocket Record voice comparison you need to become a member by either purchasing or signing up for the trial. Once you have done this you can download the Rocket Languages App and get full functionality!

Hany اهلا وسهلا يا اميرة
Ahlan wa sahlan ya Amira
Hello, Amira!
Amira اهلا وسهلا يا هاني. ازيك؟
Ahlan wa sahlan ya Hany, izzayak?
Hello, Hany! How are you?
Hany كويس الحمدلله, وانتي؟
Kuwayyis il 7amdulillah, wa inti?
Good! Thank God. And you?
Amira كويسة الحمدلله.شكرأ
Kuwayyisa il 7amdulillah. Shukran.
Good! Thank God. Thanks.

Note the blue triangle icons beside each Arabic phrase. Just click the icon to access Rocket Record.

Rocket Record allows you to listen to the way native speakers say hundreds of Arabic words and phrases. Then you can record yourself and accurately compare your speech with that of the native speaker.

It really is a fantastic way to learn Arabic by increasing the amount of Arabic words and phrases you know, and at the same time massively improving your pronunciation and accent. Rocket Record is great for your confidence!

Virtually every Arabic word and phrase in these lessons uses our Rocket Record voice comparison technology to get your pronunciation sounding as close as possible to a native Arabic speaker

Try out Rocket Record in these pronunciation lessons!

How to Understand Spoken Arabic with Testing

Most of our Spanish lessons take advantage of Testing, our exclusive testing tool. Testing has three testing components, Hear It Say It!, Write It!, and Know It! Plus the multi-choice Quiz.

1. Hear it Say it!

Training your ear for Arabic can be one of the things that Arabic learners find the hardest to master. That’s why we came up with Hear It Say It!

Here’s how Hear lt Say It! works. A randomly selected audio track from within each lesson is played. After listening to the track you’re prompted to record yourself saying the word, compare the way you say it to the Arabic speaker, and rate how well you understand what the speaker was saying. A very powerful tool to tune your ear to spoken Arabic!

Have a go with Hear It Say It! Here

2. Write it!

It's one thing being able to pronounce Egyptian Arabic words correctly, it's quite another figuring out how those sounds turn into written words.

Write It! is the self-testing tool that lets you find out how well developed your Arabic ear really is. Just listen to the native speaker saying a word or phrase, then try to write it correctly in the space provided. There's a special character keyboard available if you need it, so you can get it exactly right.

When you're done click reveal, and you get to see how well you did, and get a rating for that word or phrase.

Test your writing skills with Write It! here:

3. Know it!

Now, all the training in the world won’t help you if someone is talking to you in Arabic and your mind freezes when it’s your turn to speak! That’s why we developed Know It! The self-testing tool that really puts you on the spot!

Know It! pulls randomly selected English words and phrases out of each lesson and prompts you to record yourself saying the Egyptian Arabic translation, compare yourself to the Arabic speaker, and then rate how well you did! You really need to know your stuff for this one but the benefits are huge in maximizing how quickly you can come up with the right thing to say when someone is speaking Arabic to you!

For a real challenge try out Know It!:

Test out your Arabic skills with Testing in these lessons:

Learn Arabic Words

Now you know how to use Rocket Record and Testing you can start learning Arabic with some basic Arabic lessons.

These Arabic word lessons from Rocket Arabic will help you to learn tons of basic Arabic words and improve your Arabic pronunciation. We’ve also included some useful vocabulary lists to help you learn Arabic for real-world situations!

Try these popular lessons:

Learn Arabic Phrases

Once you’ve built up your vocabulary by learning some basic Arabic words, it’s time to move on to learning key Arabic phrases with some more of our Arabic lessons

Are you planning on traveling to a Arabic speaking country on vacation or business? Or perhaps you need to speak Arabic closer to home... Whatever the reason you can learn simple Arabic phrases for with these Arabic lessons from Rocket Arabic.

What comes next?

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