By Chris Hitchcock
This is a brief introduction to the sounds of Levantine Arabic. Naturally, a dialect area stretching across
Phonetic rules are powerful tools for speaking dialects and learning multiple dialects. A lot of words are shared across dialects, meaning pronunciation is at times the only thing baring the student of Arabic from expanding from one dialect to the next.
1959, Charles Ferguson published his article Diglossia, in which he also coined the English term from the French diglossie. He writes that he is studying “a particular kind of standardization where two varieties
An Approach to Teaching Arabic as a Diglossic Language to Young Kids