Happy World Arabic Language Day dear Arabic Adventures blog fans!
It has been observed annually on December 18th since 2010 and was established by UNESCO to promote equal use of all 6 of its official working languages and to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity.
A good piece summarising the need for such a day, the need to demarginalise Arabic and the place of Arabic in the past and the present. Arabic is worth celebrating, even as it is threatened by ‘Arabish’
Arabic comprehension exercise: Text on World Arabic Language Day and q/a to test understanding. Recommended for Intermediate students of Arabic.
Thoughtful reflections on this day. Must read! World Arabic Language Day: Challenges and opportunities
Qur’anic Arabic resource site. Access to Qur’anic Arabic page.