Arabic Emirati refers to the dialect of the Arabic language that is spoken in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is a variety of the Gulf Arabic dialect, which is spoken in other countries in the Persian Gulf region, such as Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.

Assessment Bodies – Examination 

There is no specific examination body for Arabic Emirati. However, Arabic language proficiency exams such as the Arabic Language Proficiency Test (ALPT) and the Arabic Language Standardized Test (LAST) can be used to assess one’s proficiency in Arabic, including Arabic Emirati.

ARABICENGLISHPRONUNCIATION
شكراThank youshukran
شكرا جزيلاThank you very muchshukran jazilan
شكرا لكThank you (to one person)shukran liik
جزاك اللهThank you (God reward you)jazak Allah
جزاك الله خيراThank you very much (God reward you with goodness)jazak Allah khayran
جزاك الله فيكThank you (to one person)jazak Allah fiik
مشكورThank you (Lebanon)mashkoor
شكراThank you (Lebanon)choukran
شكرا جازيThank you (Gulf)shukran jazi
أفوانThank you (Gulf)afwan
أهلاThank youahlan or ahla
يا ربThank youya rab
شكرا للهThank Godshukran lillahi
شكرا للموضوعThank you for the subjectshukran li al-mawdoou’i

 

  1. Arabic Language Proficiency Test (ALPT): This is a standardized exam that assesses proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and is designed for non-native speakers of Arabic. The exam tests listening, reading, and writing skills, and covers a range of topics related to Arabic language and culture.
  2. Diplôme de Compétence en Langue (DCL) – Arabic: This exam is designed for non-native speakers of Arabic and tests proficiency in both Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and colloquial Arabic. The exam assesses listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills and is recognized by many employers and educational institutions in the Arab world.
  3. Test of Arabic as a Foreign Language (TOAFL): This exam is designed to test proficiency in Arabic for non-native speakers. It assesses listening, reading, and writing skills, and covers a range of topics related to Arabic language and culture.
  4. International Arabic Language Testing System (IALTS): This exam assesses proficiency in both Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and colloquial Arabic. It tests listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills, and is recognized by many employers and educational institutions in the Arab world.