Proceedings of the 1st EAI Bukittinggi International Conference on Education, BICED 2019, 17-18 October, 2019, Bukititinggi, West Sumatera, Indonesia

Research Article

Contemporary Arabic Songs and their Urgency in Learning Arabic Phonetics in the Industrial Revolution 4.0

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.17-10-2019.2289755,
        author={Zubaidah  Zubaidah and Yulia  Rahman},
        title={Contemporary Arabic Songs and their Urgency in Learning Arabic Phonetics in the Industrial Revolution 4.0},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st EAI Bukittinggi International Conference on Education, BICED 2019, 17-18 October, 2019, Bukititinggi, West Sumatera, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={BICED},
        year={2019},
        month={12},
        keywords={contemporary arabic songs arabic learning industrial revolution 40},
        doi={10.4108/eai.17-10-2019.2289755}
    }
    
  • Zubaidah Zubaidah
    Yulia Rahman
    Year: 2019
    Contemporary Arabic Songs and their Urgency in Learning Arabic Phonetics in the Industrial Revolution 4.0
    BICED
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.17-10-2019.2289755
Zubaidah Zubaidah1,*, Yulia Rahman1
  • 1: Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teacher Training, Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Bukittinggi, Indonesia
*Contact email: zubaidah@iainbukittinggi.ac.id

Abstract

Arabic is aninternational language approved by the United Nations (UN). The younger generation should be enthusiastic to learn Arabic, not only for religious reasons but also because Arabic is a large, beautiful language, and is one of the oldest languages in the world. As a language, Arabic is very beautiful and interesting. Besides, Arabic is also very easy to pronounce. It can be proven with the high numbers of the fans of Arabic songs in the present time and the appearance of the famous and popular singers who sing in Arabic. Singers like Humood al Khuder with Kun anta, Maher Zain with In sya Allah, Barakallah, Ramadan, Idhak, and many other songs, also NissaSabiyan who is not an Arab but is famous for her Arabic songs that are hits and are well approved by the community in all ages who enjoyand love to recite the song even though they do not understand the translation of the song. This condition is considered as the first step in learning Arabic; that Arabic is easy and that learning Arabic it is not a difficult thing to do. Learning any language should start from the easiest step because language is a habitual knowledge, not something that can be measured based on someone’s IQ. If someone finds a language is interesting then one will find out that learning this particular language is easy and will not becomea burden.This article presented a way to learn Arabic by making used of the contemporary Arabic songs.