Top 10 Expressions to Start with in Arabic

Top 10 Expressions to Start with in Arabic

What do you know about Arabic?

Are you considering starting to learn Arabic? Great idea! As you probably know, Arabic (or al-ʿArabiyyah) is the lingua franca of the Arab world. There are around 400 million speakers of the Arabic language if we take into consideration all of its varieties. It makes it the fifth most spoken language in the whole world! While learning Arabic you may encounter various obstacles, but finding a person to talk to surely won’t be one of them 😉

The majority of these people speak Standard Arabic, which is the modern form of Classical Arabic. Learning Standard Arabic is a good starting point to get to know the diverse Arab culture. Of course, considering the great number of Arabic speakers, you have to be aware that the colloquial language may vary from one region to another. Indeed, there are three major dialect groups: Western, Northern and Southern. But regardless of the region, Standard Arabic is the language that will allow you to communicate with the native community without mishap.

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Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#10- Cyprus)

Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#10- Cyprus)

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT CYPRUS ??

For the tenth episode of our humble podcast, we are joined by our Cypriot guest Maria. Yes, you have read it right! lol. Maybe shes’s the first Cypriot you ever listened to in your life. She brought her unique critical mindset that allowed us to discuss many topics like:

    • The life in Cyprus
    • Traveling in Cyprus
    • Political wire topics
    • Cypriot Dialect  
    • The most important: almost an hour of positive vibes and talks
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Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#9- Poland)

Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#9- Poland)

You have probably seen that joke before when a Polish dude goes to the eye doctor. The bottom line of the eye chart has the letters:C Z Y N Q S T A S Z. The Optometrist asks „Can you read this?” and the Dude replies „Read it?” „I know the guy!” For the ninth episode of our humble podcast, we are joined by our Polish guest Olga Żabska, to show that Poland and its language is much more than those hard words or names. We’ll be talking about:

  • Polish Language
  • Polish culture through the eyes of a native.
  • Curiosities about Poland
  • Personal Stories
  •  Travel tips and positive vibes

You don’t want to miss this, press play to listen now!

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Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#8- Spain,Romania and Ukraine)

Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#8- Spain,Romania and Ukraine)

ATTENTION LISTENERS THIS WEEK’S PODCAST IS FULL OF CULTURE AND POSITIVE VIBES !!

For the eight episode of our humble podcast we are joined by our Multicultural guest Aria, who’s a Romanian-born Ukranian computer programmer in Spain! Yes, you actually have read it right! lol . She likes to call herself more spanish than tapas and brought her unique critical mindset that allowed us discuss many topics like:

    • The life of a Romanian in Spain
    • The truth behind ” Woman being a computer programmer”
    • Political wire topics
    • Spanish music 
    • Erasmus life in Serbia
    • The most important: almost an hour of positive vibes and talks

    You don’t want to miss this, press play to listen now!

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Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#7-Southern Italy Edition)

Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#7-Southern Italy Edition)

Good Life my listeners!!! Today’s episode is an answer to the second episode where we talked about Italy and we figured out many differences between the South and the North part of the country. Since our guest in the second episode was from the North, we are now interested in hearing a voice from the South! With help from our guest Christian, we’ll be talking about:

  • Southern Italian Dialect words
  • Southern Italian culture through the eyes of a native.
  • Curiosities and stereotypes from Southern Italy
  • Personal Stories
  • Italian songs, Football, Travel tips and positive vibes

There are so many things to discover about the Italian culture, that we don’t know where to start! But you should definitely start with our podcast…

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Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#6- Mexico ft. Desde Polonia en español)

Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#6- Mexico ft. Desde Polonia en español)

Good Morning, Good Afternoon, Good Life!! How’s your vibe today ??

ATTENTION LISTENERS THIS WEEK’S PODCAST IS FULL OF CULTURE AND POSITIVE VIBES !!

For the sixth episode of our humble podcast we are joined by our Mexican guest Alexis Angulo, who’s a journalist, Spanish teacher and a podcaster in Poland and has lived in the land of pierogi for a quite long time. He calls himself more Polish than bigos (a traditional Polish dish) and brought his unique critical mindset that allowed us discuss many topics like:

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Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#5-The UK)

Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#5-The UK)

God Save The Queen!!

For the fifth episode of our humble podcast we are joined by our UK guest Lily, who’s brought her unique singing voice and some grimey slang from across the North sea! We’ll be discussing:

  • Where to visit in the UK according to a native,
  • Stereotypes and the North-South divide,
  • British music new and old (featuring an unexpected acapella duet),
  • The demise of British politics,
  •  Traditional and urban slang.

You don’t want to miss this, press play to listen now!

Don’t forget to check out both courses mentioned during the podcast:

 

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Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#4-Portugal)

Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#4-Portugal)

Hello my Listeners!!! How are you today ?? Hope everything is good because we are about to bring some good vibes with the 4th episode of our humble podcast.

For today’s episode we are going to bring you some Portuguese “Saudade” vibes
With help from our guest Alexandra the great, we’ll discuss about:

    • Portuguese culture through the eyes of a native
    • Curiosities and stereotypes
    • Personal Stories
    • Portuguese songs: Everything you should know about Fado and it connection with culture !!
    • Portuguese language tips

    So don’t hesitate and press the play!!


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    Why learn Portuguese ?

    You might know that Portugal is a small country, but its language has travelled a lot.

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Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture(#3-France)

Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture(#3-France)

Good morning, Good afternoon, Good evening and Good vibes to you, Listeners and “Listenarsss”.

Welcome to the Third episode of our humble podcast, yes, we’ve reached our Third episode!!!

For today’s episode we are going to talk about a “Délicieux” country. Yes, you’re right! We are going to talk about France.
With help from our guest Marjorie, we’ll be talking about:

  • French culture through the eyes of a native
  • Curiosities and stereotypes
  • Personal Stories
  • French songs with our Karaoke: “VOCAPP-oke”
  • French language tips

VocApp you, VocApp me, VocApp your life: Learn languages with flashcards!!!

Have you ever wanted to learn the French language but you didn’t know where to start? Well, just start with our everyday phrases in French and then keep on studying French with French in 1 day and French: day 2 . We will teach you basic French vocabulary, common French expressions and essential French phrases. After our course you will be able to have a basic French conversation with your native friends and ask for information; always useful when travelling abroad!

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Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#2-Italy)

Vocapp Vibes: Language and Culture (#2-Italy)

Hello Listeners! Welcome to the second episode of our humble podcast!!

For today’s episode we are going to talk about a very loved and famous country: Italy!
With help from our guest Giulia, we’ll be talking about:

  • Italian culture through the eyes of a native Italian
  • Curiosities and stereotypes
  • Personal Stories
  • Italian songs with our Karaoke: “VOCAPP-oke”
  • Italian language tips

There are so many things to discover about the Italian culture, that we don’t know where to start. But you should start with our podcast…

VocApp you, VocApp me, VocApp your life: Learn languages with flashcards!!!

Do you want to learn the Italian language whilst at the same time learning how to behave like an Italian? Then dive into Italian culture! Find out everything you need to know to be a real Italian “ragazzo” with our VocApp courses mentioned during this humble episode:

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