Arabic Lesson 11 (Nouns and Jobs)

Duration: 30 mins

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This 11th lesson teaches an important part of speech aspect in Arabic which is the noun. Also included is a list of vocabulary about jobs and finally some common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Arabic Classes.


Nouns are the most used words in Arabic. They consist of about 35% of part of speech in term of usage. They can help describe living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.

Below is a list of some nouns that you might come across or use very often. That includes some singular and plural forms, as well as feminine and masculine forms. The table contains 4 columns (English, Arabic, Pronunciation and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Nouns in Arabic

Nouns Arabic Pronunciation Audio

The following are nouns used in a full sentence. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Arabic Nouns in a Sentence

English Arabic Pronunciation Audio
I have a dogعندي كلبendi kalb
I speak Italianأنا أتكلم الإيطاليةana atakallam alitalia
I live in Americaأنا أعيش في أمريكاana a'eesh fe amrika
This is my wifeهذه زوجتيhazeh zawjati
This is my husbandهذا زوجيhaza zawji
Can you close the door?هل يمكنك إغلاق الباب؟hal yumkenuka eghlaaq albab?


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Vocabulary List about Jobs

Below is a list of jobs and occupations in Arabic. At the end of the list, there will be examples where those terms are used in a sentence.

Jobs in Arabic

Actorممثل mumassel
Businessmanرجل اعمالrajul a'maal


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Daily Conversation in Arabic

Finally, a list of some commonly used phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Arabic Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Arabic

English Arabic Pronunciation Audio
He is a policemanهو يعمل كشرطيhuwa ya'mal kashurtee
I have a long experienceلدي خبرة طويلةladaya khebra tawila
I'm a new employeeأنا موظف جديدana muwazaf jadeed
I'm an artistأنا فنانana fanaan
I'm looking for a jobأنا أبحث عن وظيفةana abhasu 'an wazifa
She is a singerهي مطربةhiya mutreba
What's that called in French?ماذا يسمى هذا بالفرنسية؟maza yusama haza belferansia?
I have a reservationلدي حجزladaya hajz
I have to goيجب أن أذهبyajebu an azhab
Where do you live?أين تعيش؟ayna ta'eesh?
Spanish is easy to learnالإسبانية سهلة التّعلمalespania sahlat atta'alum

Fun Facts

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Congratulations! You finished your 11th lesson in Arabic about nouns, and jobs. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Arabic Lesson 12. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Arabic homepage.

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