Learning Arabic can be frustrating at times, especially with a writing system so complex.
One question I get asked frequently is about the optimal way to learn Arabic. Some people insist that you can’t really become fluent in the language if you don’t attend classes at some university or institute, while others say they don’t need any formal instruction at all. The initial … Continue reading
Marhaba and welcome to the Arabic Genie website!
My name is Max Maddocks and I’m an enthusiast for all things Arabic. That includes language, culture and politics. My goal is to make learning Arabic easier for everyone and I am currently developing a number of innovative techniques that are based on mnemonics (memory aids). Read more
” Dear Mr. Maddocks,
I had purchased the Arabic alphabet from you previously and I’m glad to say that it’s worked wonders for me. Your method is marvelous. I’m on my third year of Arabic and my knowledge of the language is up to par.”