Learn 500 Arabic Words with Flashcards + Grammar Essentials

Learn basic Arabic vocabulary using Flashcards, spaced by lessons on the Essentials of Arabic Grammar
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  • Lectures 78
  • Length 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

This 4.5 hours course was designed to simplify the task of learning the Arabic Language through Vocabulary lessons, intertwined with Grammar lessons. The course is best taken by students who want to quickly go through Arabic Grammar and acquire basic words to advance them towards mastering the language.

The Vocabulary lessons are straight forward Flashcard presentation of the words with some further information as to plurals/feminine and whether the word is a noun or an adjective - all are color coded to make it easy. The words were carefully selected to give a mix of basic words in the Quran as well as words that we use in the everyday life. After learning the 500 words, the student will find it easier to increase their vocabulary.

The Grammar lessons are quick lessons on the most important aspects of the language and give the student the essentials to kickstart their journey to master the language. The Grammar lessons start by giving the absolute beginners the basics phonetics of the Arabic Language which will help them read and write any Arabic word. The Grammar lessons progress through Nouns and end with Verbs, focusing on how to build sentences.

What are the requirements?

  • Students should have a basic knowledge of English Grammar terms such as prepositions, pronouns etc...

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Recognize and know the meaning of 500+ Arabic Words
  • Construct basic Nominal and Verbal Sentences

Who is the target audience?

  • Absolute Beginners who want to acquire the Essentials of Arabic Grammar

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Section 1: Introduction
Introduction to the Course
Introduction to Arabic Language

This lecture is targeted to beginners who haven't learnt the letters of the Arabic Language. For those who already have a foundation in Arabic Letters, they will have an opportunity to revise the letters. It is not a detailed lecture on the articulation points of the letters that are required for perfect Quran recitation but it would definitely help for speaking and reading.  


This lecture is about how to read letters with vowels.


This lecture follows up from the last one and explain useful Arabic writing concepts such as Shidda and Tanween


There are two broad categories of Sentences: Nominal Sentences and Verbal Sentences.

Nominal Sentences start with a Noun, while Verbal Sentences start with a Verb. 

More complex sentences can be constructed by using linking words.

Section 2: Words & Nominal Sentences

In this lecture you will learn the Arabic words for: Door, River, Apple, Beautiful, House, Happy, Small, Old, Man, Book

Words 1 to 10
3 questions

In this lecture you will learn the Arabic words for: Tall, Angry, Boy, Big, School, Table, Woman, Broken, Ugly, Street


Nominal Sentences start with a Noun. They consist of a Subject and a Predicate. The Predicate in a Nominal Sentence will say something about the Subject.

Nominal Sentences
3 questions

In this lecture you will learn the Arabic words for: Stone, Chair, Tree, Narrow, Sea, Cow, Mother, Fire, Dog


In this lecture you will learn the Arabic words for: Sun, Teacher, Salesperson, Brother, Student, Market, Baker, Garden, Truthful, Painful


Definite nouns are nouns that the speaker knows specifically which ones he/she is talking about. In English a definite noun starts with 'The', called the definite article, while the indefinite nouns will start with 'A' or 'An' in English. 


In this lecture you will learn the Arabic words for: Moon, Good, Poor, Eat, Cup, Husband, Cold, Milk, Wife, Light (in weight)

Words 51 to 60

This lecture explains the modifications that are needed for Definite Nouns that have the first letter being part of a group of 14 letters in the Arabic alphabet, called the Sun Letters.


In this lecture you will learn the Arabic words for:


In this lecture you will learn the Arabic words for:


This lecture will introduce Pronouns in Arabic. Pronouns are divided into Detached and Attached nouns in Arabic, which all Pronouns in English are Detached. In Arabic, Attached pronoun means that the pronoun form one word with the noun e.g 'His book' is 'Kitabuhu', a one word that encapsulates both.

This is useful to build sentences.


In this lecture you will learn the Arabic words for:

Words 91 to 100
Vocab 100
4 questions

This is a simple lecture that gives a list of Proper Nouns that you can use to practice Arabic Sentences.

Words 101 to 110
Words 111 to 120

This lecture explains how to use Adjectives in Descriptive Phrases and as Predicates in Nominal Sentences. These are typical use of adjectives.

Words 121 to 130
Words 131 to 140

Adjectives sometimes work with Intensifiers to magnify the weight of the adjectives. In english 'very' is an intensifier e.g 'He is very tall'. 'Very' here intensifiers the adjective 'tall'. 

Words 141 to 150
Words 151 to 160

Adjective agreement is an importance concept in Arabic. The agreement is with the noun that it qualifies. In English this is not a very important aspect of grammar. In Arabic, an adjective agrees with the noun in terms of Plurals and Feminine when used in Predicates. When used in Descriptive Phrases, the adjective agrees with the noun in terms of Plurals, Feminine, Definiteness and Cases.

Words 161 to 170
Words 171 to 180

Multiple Adjectives in sentences is when there are two or more adjectives qualifying a noun.

Words 181 to 190
Words 191 to 200
4 questions

Words 201 to 210
Words 211 to 220

Feminine is Arabic is a concept that should be understood well to get correct sentences. This is because things in Arabic have gender (this is not the case in English) and because agreement of adjectives to nouns are common occurrences.

Words 221 to 230
Words 231 to 240

This lecture explains how to form plurals and the different kinds of Plurals in Arabic.

Words 241 to 250
Words 251 to 260

In Arabic there are three kinds of numbers: Singular, Duals and Plurals. Duals is not present in English. Duals is for the case of two things. Nouns and adjectives have dual forms and this lecture explains how to form Dual forms. 

Words 261 to 270
Words 271 to 280

Prepositions are used almost like in English e.g 'in the market', 'to his school', 'on the table'. The 'in', 'to', 'on' have similar functions in Arabic. This lecture explains the main prepositions and how they affect the nouns in the prepositional phrase.

Words 281 to 290
Words 291 to 300
Vocab 300
4 questions
Adverbs of Time and Place
Words 301 to 310
Words 311 to 320

Attached pronouns with nouns are when the Pronouns attach with Nouns to form one word. E.g Her book is Kitabuha. 

Words 321 to 330
Words 331 to 340

Attached Pronouns with Prepositions is when the Preposition attached with the following Pronoun to form one word. E.g 'on him' as Alayhi. 

Words 341 to 350
Words 351 to 360

Possessives in Arabic are a separate construct type that is made up from two Nouns, in which, one noun is the 'Possessed' and the other is 'Possessed'. E.g The teacher's bag. Bag and Teacher are two nouns that can form the Possessive. 

Words 361 to 370
Words 371 to 380

Demonstratives are used when pointing to something e.g 'This boy' is a demonstrative phrase and the 'This' is Hadha in Arabic, which is what is meant by Demonstratives.

Words 381 to 390
Words 391 to 400

Comparatives are special adjectives used to compare two or more things. In English 'faster' is used to compare the speed of two things and 'faster' is a comparative.

Vocab 400
4 questions
Words 401 to 410
Words 411 to 420
Words 421 to 430
Words 431 to 440
Section 3: Words & Verbal Sentences

This is the second kind of sentences: Verbal Sentences. They start with Verbs and they are constructed differently from Nominal Sentences. 

Words 441 to 450
Words 451 to 460

Verbal Tenses are simpler than in English. Tenses are broadly categorized in two: Perfect & Imperfect. Perfect are for past or completed actions. Imperfect is for future/present or actions not completed.

Words 461 to 470
Words 471 to 480
Words 481 to 490
Vocab 500
4 questions

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Instructor Biography

Mr M Ajmir GOOLAM HOSSEN, Instructor, Technologist, Entrepreneur

Ajmir has been an electronics/programming/science hobbyist since the age of 12 and obtained his Bachelor in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the University of Mauritius in the year 2001.

After graduation he attended a short course in Web Design, where he learned HTML, PHP and Java.

He has worked at various positions in the Electronics Industry, including Sales Engineer for electronic instruments, Lecturing in Power Electronics and Data Communication, Test Engineer and Debugging boards for UK Road Signs.

Ajmir worked for nearly 7 yrs at Xilinx in Dublin, Ireland as a Product Applications Engineer, supporting Xilinx FPGA Design Automation Software tools. He became a specialist in Synthesis tools/Timing Analysis at Xilinx. He also worked with Digital Signal Processing on FPGA. While at Xilinx he had the chance to meet very interesting people in the industry and attended various courses. He was privileged to have provided support to major companies in the Electronics Industry and has been in touch with real life electronics designs.

Since 2013 he got curious and grew interested in building commercial Online Applications and completed a BSc in Digital Technology at the Digital Skills Academy in Dublin.

Ajmir is interested in Mathematical Modelling, Science, Arts and Philosophy.

He is passionate about imparting knowledge to others.

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