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Iftar Parties: A Short Guide

Ramadan is a time when many Muslims celebrate the spirit of brotherhood and community with their friends and family, Muslim or otherwise. So if you’re ever invited to an iftar, make sure you don’t miss out on the chance to enjoy some Muslim hospitality!...

Ramadan Etiquette Tips

During the time of the holy month of Ramadan, those not actively participating in it may find it difficult to understand the spirituality of it. Here are some tips on proper Ramadan etiquette: It is customary to wish your Muslim friends ‘Ramadan Kareem’...

Ramadan: Learn the Terms!

Ramadan is the month when millions around the world fast from sunrise to sunset in an attempt to be closer to God. The annual observance of the Ramadan fast is considered to be one of the most important practices in Islam and is very important in the...

You’re Fasting for How Long?!

People all over the world are fasting for Ramadan, and depending on where you are in the world, your fast could be longer or shorter than most people around the world! If you’re from a Spanish-speaking country, you’ve got it easy! South American countries...

Learn Arabic This Ramadan

Ramadan is upon us once more! As people around the world take this holy month to fast, pray and celebrate, the language in the spotlight is Arabic. As the need for inter-community discourse and understanding is greater than ever, the need for people to...

#LanguageFacts – Part 3

There are many intriguing facts that the world of languages has to offer. From weird words to cultural exclusives, here are some interesting facts about the languages taught here at GA Institute. There are more than 10 words for ‘love in Arabic! The...

#LanguageFacts – Part Dos!

There are many intriguing facts that the world of languages has to offer. From weird words to cultural exclusives, here are some interesting facts about the languages taught here at GA Institute. English English is the language of the air! The International...

Hear From Our Students- Miyuki

Meet Miyuki, a Japanese national who moved here a year ago knowing absolutely no English. After enrolling in our English classes however, she can now say both hello and konnichiwa with equal confidence! Her favourite word in English is ‘love’. I like...

#LanguageFacts – Weirder Than You Think!

If you think the world of languages is boring, think again! Here are some intriguing facts about the languages taught here at GA Institute. Chinese Written Chinese is over 3,000 years old! The oldest Chinese characters that have been found to date are...

Hear From Our Students- Bing

Meet Bing- someone who is both student and teacher! A teacher of Chinese, she started learning Arabic to connect better with her students. I’m always wanting to learn a new language when I’m teaching. Because if I know the pronunciation of the language...