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Learn Modern Standard Arabic

Modern Standard Arabic is the most widely spoken version of Arabic - the official language of 22 countries in the Middle East and Africa. Arabic is written from right to left, but with uTalk we’ll be focusing on getting you to speak it more than read it. ‘Algebra’ is an Arabic word that has been adopted into other languages – see if you can spot some more.§

Learn Modern Standard Arabic with uTalk
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Where Is It Spoken?

Egypt

UAE

Iraq

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Number Of Speakers

200,000,000

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Language Family

Semitic

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Fun facts about Modern Standard Arabic

Arabic has over 100 words for camel, enabling speakers to specify tiny details about life cycles and conditions.

English borrows the words algebra, lime, sahara and sugar from Arabic.

Letters are written in a different way depending on whether they appear at the beginning, middle or end of a word.

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