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Memory Techniques for Language learning

Memory Techniques for Language learning When it comes to learning a new language like Arabic, you can't get around having to memorise new vocab. I've been reading my mate Tansel Ali's book called How to Learn Almost Anything in 48 Hours. Tansel is an absolute genius, he’s a three-time Australian Memory Champion who memorised Sydney’s [...]

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Create a Space for Learning

If you don’t give learning a space, you won’t learn. We live in a world that is full of distractions, constant multi-tasking between work, kids, chores, endless dishes and washing the list goes on. I admit I’m the biggest culprit. The thing is, if you don’t create a space for learning, you will never get [...]

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Arabic Intensive Retreat 2015!

One of the things we look forward to every year is our Arabic intensive getaway for our Arabic students to have two days to immerse themselves in the Arabic language through different activities. This year we had our online Arabic students join us from around Australia and we all stayed in this amazing place in [...]

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Learning Arabic with Fashion Icon Dian Pelangi

In Kuala Lumpur I caught up with the phenomenal fashion designer and businesswoman Dian Pelangi who was presenting at the World Islamic Economic Forum. Dian is a giant in the world of modest fashion and she recently launched a new collection entitled ‘Co Identity’ after her stint as the ‘Designer in Residence’ with the London [...]

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Arabic Made in China UPDATE 2015!

Check what we’ve been doing at Arabic Made in China so far this year! I love our Annual Arabic intensives, check out highlights of last year's intensive and I'm in the process of editing this year's intensive, so stay tuned for that. I can't wait to do one of these in Kuala Lumpur, London and [...]

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Active Listening

I’ve often heard people say, ‘I wish I understood Arabic’, 'I’d love to understand what the Imam is reciting’ or ‘I wonder what my friends are saying’. Understanding a new language is all about active listening. I alway try and encourage people to lose inhibition and try and speak with people. The issue is, students [...]

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