5 reasons to learn Arabic
Once you mention a few Arabic words in front of a native Arabic speaker, he or she will be happy and more than willing to assist you in the way they can. If you learn other languages like German, you will discover that Germans are not interested or impressed when you speak German. However, you will find a completely different reaction from all the Arabic speaking countries. Arabs are always proud of their language and always happy with anybody making an effort to speak their language.
Increase your chances of getting a job
The rise of globalization has made Arabic become a useful language in the job market today. Learning Arabic can open more opportunities in government, business, education, non-profit and other organizations. Even though Arabic is very prevalent, many countries still have a scarcity of Arabic speakers. Actually, knowledge of Arabic is so important to the extent that many universities and governments are willing to sponsor people to learn the language.
Arabic is a cool language
Not many people speak Arabic. But, having some level of command in Arabic can make you look incredibly intelligent and sophisticated in the eyes of many people.
Have a better understanding of Islam
Today, there is increased hostility between the "West" and the "Arab World". This makes it crucial for everyone to have a better understanding of the Islamic religion as well as its various streams. Let us say you were able to read the Koranic verses which some Muslims claim they promote peace while others claim they promote war by yourself. That can assist you to have a better understanding of things.
Arabic is considered to be a bridge language
Leaning Arabic can give you the opportunity learn other languages in the religion. For instance, nearly half of the Persian (Farsi) vocabulary consists of Arabic words. Also, other languages like Turkish and Hebrew are related to Arabic.