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Top 5 Android Apps for Learning Arabic

by Omar Matadar

Posted on February 14, 2013 at 12:00 AM.

We brought you the Top 5 iOs Apps and now we bring you the Android apps.

In our last post, we talked about the top iOS Apps for learning Arabic. Today let’s talk about Android apps, some of which already exist on the iOS but we also have some new ones.

1.     Open Language

This is more than just an App, this is a tablet textbook. Open Language provides a user friendly, interactive and engaging way of learning Arabic on the go. This app delivers a podcast designed by experts and scholars in teaching Arabic as a second language. With many features such as personal vocabulary, grammar exercises, flash cards and more. This app is an ideal resource for those who are looking to gain fluency in the language in a gradual way through dynamic scenarios that allow for practical language attainment.


2.     Learn Arabic Easy

The app teaches the basics of Modern Standard Arabic by providing beginner’s level- vocabulary, grammar, culture, and practice. There are simple step-by-step explanations, plenty of practice talking exercises. The app provides basic scenarios from which one can get started on learning Arabic.



3.     Learn Arabic by AppVerx

This free app is a beginner app in the Arabic language that goes through the Arabic alphabets, numbers and basic vocabulary. There are also three short lessons on basic grammar that will get one started in their journey to learn Arabic.


4.     Mawrid Al-Qareeb Dictionary

This is a must have Arabic-English and English-Arabic dictionary for every student of Arabic. This dictionary contains more than 33,000 words with many related appendices. Having access to a solid Arabic dictionary on your phone is rare and many other apps contain simple vocabulary item. This app is more than good enough for your Arabic learning needs


5.     Oxford Arabic Dictionary

Designed for both English and Arabic speakers, this app contains over 16,000 words, phrases and translations and is ideal for business, travel, and quick reference .You can also listen to English pronunciation of any word or phrase.



There you have it, the top 5 Apps for the Android for learning Arabic!


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