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What you should know about Jum’uah

Jum’uah is Friday in Arabic. But unlike the other days of the week which to some extent focus on numbers – yawm al-Ahad, which is Sunday, literally means day one and yawm al-ithnayn, which is Monday, literally means day two and so on – the day of Jum’uah is the day of congregation, gathering and…

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End of Year Awards Ceremony

We held our first End of the Year Awards Ceremony on Friday and Sunday celebrating the achievements of our students in Arabic, Islamic Studies and Quran Diploma and Certificate courses. The event opened with Quran recitation by one of our students and was followed by two beneficial reminders. The first was a one of a…

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10 Effective Study Tips for Learning Arabic

‘How to learn the Arabic language’ in a AFL (Arabic as a foreign language) setting Ismael Eccleston completed his ‘BA’ in English (sociolinguistics and literature) and Arabic (language) at SOAS University. He has studied Classical and Modern Standard Arabic in Egypt and has published an essay entitled ‘The stylistic differences in Arabic poetry from Jahiliyah…

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A remarkable Qur’an Retreat with MCL

Madinah College hosted a jam-packed Ramadan Retreat this year, which begun on the 25th of May. The two-day retreat was led by Abdul Wahid Stephenson (founder of Madinah College) along with Sharif Zain, who has memorized the whole Qur’an. Ma Shaa Allah. The Ramadan Retreat took part in Gilwell Park, and attendees enjoyed residence in beautifully-built…