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How to Easily Learn Arabic Words & Phrases for Children

Updated April 17, 2017

It is easy to learn basic Arabic words and phrases using resources on the Internet. Downloadable flash card sets and worksheets are available for vocabulary themes and interactive games that review Arabic words and phrases. Audio files make learning pronunciation easier than ever, and you can even print out your own Arabic language board game with pieces.

Arabic Rescue has an Arabic language website with colourful graphics geared towards children. Offering words, numbers, letters, verbs and sentences, as well as stories in Arabic, the website also boasts bright icons that activate a speaker to say a highlighted word aloud. There are quizzes and vocabulary covering the seasons, science, plurals and singulars, everyday objects and verbs. This site also hosts a Parents Resources section with downloadable worksheets, which allow children to practice writing Arabic words and letters.

The website Hello World hosts Arabic word collections with accompanying printouts that feature pictures captioned by an Arabic word. Word categories include family, clothes, directions, people, colours, animals and weather. The site offers printable Arabic flash cards, worksheets and memory and matching games and a printable board game called "Go Get It!" which allows you to choose from 30 vocabulary topics. Interactive Arabic conversations, games and activities are also available.

Digital Dialects' website has Arabic language games featuring numbers, animals and colours. Games consist of children listing English and Arabic animal names and then being quizzed on their knowledge. This same concept is used for the colour game, as children learn colour names in Arabic and then match names and colours. A game focusing on numbers up to 100 is part of this package.

Yemen Links's website has artistically designed Arabic flash cards for vocabulary topics including food, colours, numbers and shapes. You can download the free templates and print them out. Atlas Tours' website has a list of useful phrases such as "good evening" and "what is this?" in both English and Arabic.

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Kirsten Anderberg has been a published writer since 1999. Her work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, websites and books including "Utne," "HipMama," "ZNet" and "Adbusters." Anderberg received her Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Washington and her master's degree in history from California State University.