• Jan
  • 04
  • 2009

Learning Arabic through The Quran – Verbs 14-20

The seven Arabic words we’ll be covering today occur in the Qur’an nearly 200 times combined! This is because each of these words (and their various forms) are repeated very often. The 7 verbs included in the below PDF document are:

  • To Complete (occurs about 17 times in the Qur’an)
  • To Not Recognise / To Deny (25)
  • To Conceal / To Speak Secretly (18)
  • To Produce / To Create (22)
  • To Make / Cause to grow (16)
  • To Befall / To Inflict (65)
  • To Send Forward / To Proceed (27)

For each word, there are at least 7 examples of it being used in the Qur’an. This makes remembering the words easier inshaAllah. View or download the PDF using the below link.


  • Dec
  • 02
  • 2008

Learning Arabic through The Quran – Verbs 10-13

The four Arabic words we’ll be covering today occur in the Qur’an nearly 80 times combined! This is because each of these words (and their various forms) are repeated very often. The 4 verbs included in the below PDF document are:

  • To Bear a Load (occurs about 19 times in the Qur’an)
  • To Describe / To Ascribe (14)
  • To Deceive / Entice (24)
  • To Embrace / To Comprehend (25)

For each word, there are at least 5 examples of it being used in the Qur’an. This makes remembering the words easier inshaAllah. View or download the PDF using the below link.




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Category: Teaching & Learning Arabic, Verbs
  • Nov
  • 24
  • 2008

Learning Arabic through The Quran – Verbs 6-9

The four Arabic words we’ll be covering today occur in the Qur’an nearly 150 times combined! This is because each of these words (and their various forms) are repeated very often. The 4 verbs included in the below PDF document are:

  • To Possess / To Own (occurs about 49 times in the Qur’an)
  • To Leave Behind (45)
  • To Put / To Set (22)
  • To Befall (20)

For each word, there are at least 5 examples of it being used in the Qur’an. This makes remembering the words easier inshaAllah. View or download the PDF using the below link.


  • Nov
  • 04
  • 2008

Learning Arabic through The Quran – Verbs 1-5

The five Arabic words we’ll be covering today occur in the Qur’an over 200 times combined! This is because each of these words (and their various forms) are repeated very often. The 5 verbs included in the below PDF document are:

  • To Bewitch (occurs about 49 times in the Qur’an)
  • To Plot (43)
  • To Transgress (54)
  • To Understand (49)
  • To Perceive (29)

For each word, there are at least 5 examples of it being used in the Qur’an. This makes remembering the words easier inshaAllah. View or download this small and helpful PDF using the below link.




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Category: Teaching & Learning Arabic, Verbs
  • Oct
  • 22
  • 2008

Learning The Basics of Arabic Grammar – Free eBook

This small eBook is ideal for those beginning to learn the Arabic language. It covers the basics of the following topics:

  • Subject and Predicate
  • Masculine and Feminine Genders
  • Numbers: Singular, Dual, and Plural
  • Adjective and its Noun
  • The Possessive Case or Genitive
  • Interrogatives
  • Pronouns
  • The Prepositions
  • Subject, Verb, and Object
  • The Tense
  • Past Tense
  • Imperfect Tense
  • Imperative and Negative Imperative
  • Derived Forms of the verb

  • Oct
  • 05
  • 2008

How Should Arabic Language be Taught?

I hate Arabic class!

After years of teaching in Muslim schools, Sunday schools and summer schools, this is the one universal phrase uttered by children and teenagers of all ages. I have never once heard, “I love Arabic class.”

Even if the children like the teacher, they rarely like the subject. Why is that the case? After all, we adults emphasize that Arabic is the language of Allah’s last Message: the Holy Qur’an.  To know Arabic is to have the clearest understanding of what Allah wants of us in this life.

But the youth never budge in their dislike. Can it be the youthful rebellion against learning in general? Maybe for a few, but I remember in high school that my favorite subject was Spanish. And in junior high I liked English very much.  I even wanted to take Chinese language courses but there were none offered in my home town.

I’ve met Muslim kids who attend public schools, quite a few in fact, who say they love Spanish class. I even know some who are taking German or Korean in their schools- and they’re so excited! So why don’t the kids like Arabic class?

Are you ready for the answer? It may surprise you and you may not agree with me. But what I’m telling you is my heart-felt observation with the goal of getting people to learn Arabic. Everyone should learn it. Allah’s revelation is waiting to be unlocked in its entirety and we’re


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