10 Dictionaries for Learners of the Arabic Language

English-Arabic and Arabic-English Dictionaries

Arabic is the lingua franca of the Arab world. It is one of the six official languages of the United Nations and the religious language of 1.8 billion Muslims worldwide. It is a Semitic language that is written with an alphabet that is read from right to left. It is the fifth most spoken language in the world.

10 TV Series that Started the Korean Wave

Jewel in the Palace (2003) - Lead Cast

There is no doubt that South Korea is one of Asia’s top exporter of music, movies, and television series nowadays. But when did this start and what really launched the so-called Korean Wave, also known as “Hallyu”, or the global popularity of South Korean culture and entertainment to its present status? The year 1999 is often cited as the year that the Korean Wave started to land on foreign soil, the year when several Korean dramas aired in China. But there are several researches that point to years earlier than that.

“Endless Love”: 4 South Korean Dramas You Shouldn’t Miss Watching

Winter Sonata (2002) - Lead Cast

Endless Love is among the works of Yoon Seok-ho, a South Korean television drama director. It is a set of four television drama series that are named after the four seasons. It includes Autumn in My Heart (2000), Winter Sonata (2002), Summer Scent (2003), and Spring Waltz (2006). The series contributed to the surge of the Korean Wave or the global popularity of South Korean culture and entertainment. Yoon won the Baeksang Arts Awards for Best Director (TV) in 2002 for Winter Sonata.

Top 10 South Korean Historical TV Series

Jumong (2006) - Lead Cast

There is no doubt that South Korea is the top entertainment powerhouse in Asia nowadays. From music to films to television series, there is no stopping the East Asian country from conquering parts of the world. We have put together a list of the ten best historical TV series from South Korea which we are sure even people not into Korean entertainment will love watching.

10 Grammar Books for Arabic Language Learners

Classical and Modern Standard Arabic Grammar Books

The Arabic language is one of the six official languages of the United Nations, along with Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russian, and Spanish. It is spoken by 422 million native and non-native speakers and the religious language of 1.8 billion Muslims worldwide. It is a Semitic language that is written with an alphabet that is read from right to left.

“Heaven”: 3 South Korean Dramas You Shouldn’t Miss Watching

Stairway to Heaven (2003) - Lead Cast

The Heaven Trilogy is among the works of Lee Jang-soo, one of South Korea’s most prolific television director and producer. It is a group of television series that he directed from 2001 to 2006. The trilogy includes Beautiful Days (2001), Stairway to Heaven (2003), and Tree of Heaven (2006).

Guide to Buying Books Online for the First Time

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Buying books from the internet for the first time can both be a daunting and rewarding experience. Will I get the right books? Will they look good? When will they arrive? You will be asking yourself a lot of questions even before you have actually ordered the books. And when you actually get your hands on the books, the feeling can be a bit surreal: the thing that you saw on your computer is now in your hands!

10 Essential Books for Arabic Language Learners

Essential Books for Arabic Language Learners

The Arabic language is the fifth most widely spoken language in the world. In fact, it is among the six official languages of the United Nations, along with Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russian, and Spanish. Modern Standard Arabic is the lingua franca of 422 million native and non-native speakers and Classical Arabic is the religious language of 1.8 billion Muslims worldwide.