Dr. Bulbul
أهلًا وسَهلًا! Welcome to Dr. Bulbul’s Arabic. If you’re learning Arabic, but would like tips as well as links to useful instructional videos, Arabic songs, and articles related to Arabic, you’re in the right place.

New material is constantly being added. To ensure you don’t miss any new items, you can also follow this blog on Facebook by following the DrBulbulsArabic page. Here is a summary of material currently available on this site:

Things to Watch and Listen To

Read in Arabic

Grammar, Vocabulary, and the Like


The Duolingo Arabic course was released out of beta in early July 2019. I plan on adding Duolingo-specific content to this site, covering the entire course. I’ve just gotten started, but here’s what I have so far, as of July 12, 2019:

Long before the course was released, I wrote the following article on the upcoming course: Duolingo Arabic is coming: What should we expect? While the course has come out, that article still serves as a sort of review of the Duolingo system as a whole.


For Teachers

General Interest

For Dr. Bulbul’s Students

These pages are relevant for students enrolled in Dr. Bulbul’s courses:

Would you like to take a course taught by Dr. Bulbul in Amsterdam? Check out the Arabic 1, 2 and 3 courses at UvA Talen. If there is enough interest, he may also organize an independent evening course during the summer for students who have completed at least Arabic 2 at UvA Talen.