Arabic is spoken by more than two-hundred sixty million people throughout the world and is the main language of most of the Middle East. The global importance of Arabic language in today world with the growing presence of the Middle East in our daily news. Arabic plays an important role in the Islamic faith because Arabic is the language of the Holy Quran.


Check this infogram to learn more about the importance of the Arabic Language: 10 Reasons to Learn Arabic Language

This blog contains Arabic lessons built on Arabic songs and stories. It is an online resource with interactive learning and playing applications to further educators’ and students’ understanding and appreciation of the Arabic language, arts, culture, music and history.

This collection is developed by Gisele El Khoury.

Gisele El Khoury holds an M.S. in Educational Technology. from SUNY Potsdam, and an M.A. in Law from the Lebanese University. She is the Director of the Language Resource Center and the Arabic instructor at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. She has previously taught Arabic courses at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH and at the State University of New York in Potsdam, NY.