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Ways to Teach Your Child Arabic

Learning any new language can be overwhelming. Especially when it’s not one you here often in America. My father is a Palestinian immigrant who came to the United States in the 70s for a better life. My mother was an All-American girl who grew up in Baltimore but excelled in French. I, however, grew up in Florida and the only option in school was to learn Spanish. My childhood was a mix of learning these 3 different languages somehow simultaneously. My mother was a volunteer French teacher at my elementary school and she also taught my sisters and I at home (probably more as her guinea pigs). We went to ‘Arabic school’ on Sundays; I use this term lightly as...

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