15 Essential Skills of an Arabic Learner

Learn Arabic - 15 Essential Skills of an Arabic LearnerWhat’s the difference between people who succeed at learning Arabic, and those who don’t?

I interviewed 6 renowned Arabic language teaching experts, including authors of books like the well known Al-Kitaab series, and asked them this question. They answered me based on their experience with thousands of Arabic learners over decades of teaching. From their answers, I wrote a short summary of the things they talked about that can help you become fluent in Arabic.

The 15 skills include:

  • Mindsets
  • Habits
  • Systems for learning
  • Types of interactions

I really enjoyed researching and compiling this short overview. It is made up of a brief description of each of the 15 skills, and a schematic of how they all fit together. By implementing each of the habits, mindsets, systems, and types of interaction, I think you’ll find yourself making real progress in learning Arabic.

The people interviewed include (in alphabetical order):

Go further with the 15 skills

Once you have read ‘the 15 Essential Skills of an Arabic Learner’, you’ll also get my weekly blog updates in which I go deeper into each of the fifteen areas. If you’re interested in learning Arabic, I think you’ll find these helpful. Feel free to browse through past entries, send in any questions you may have, join any of the discussions in my blog, or unsubscribe at any time.

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