Arabic Short Stories with English Translation and Subtitles in PDF

Updated: Apr 14

The following are all stories that I have personally put together and produced, also available for free direct download + YouTube videos of these stories included (Note: no selling or altering of material allowed or relisting on another website without permission. Just click on the pictures or underlined descriptions to download).

P.S: Now you can purchase my collection of five bilingual short stories in Arabic and English, from Amazon, as eBook or paperbook.

The short Arabic story book, "I Love My Mommy" "أحب أمي" (click here).

"I Love My Mommy" or "أحب أمي" is a short illustrated Arabic story in PDF format for beginners who are young at heart or kids in PDF format. It uses simple phrases to include every day action verbs and common phrases in Arabic. It also makes a sweet bedtime story for little ones, with Arabic learning as a main goal. The pictures are filled with interesting objects that can also encourage questions and engage interest to learn new vocabulary.

Enjoy the free PDF download by clicking here.

You can also get the free coloring, and word tracing and matching worksheets by clicking here.

The short Arabic story book "The Small Spider and the Four Seasons" (click here)

The story is about a small spider who loves to climb up to the rooftop; however, every season brings a different challenge and causes him to fall down to the ground. Despite the misfortune, he is still determined to go up and hang around his favorite spot, at the rooftop. The plot takes the reader from one season to another, and one challenge to another. The language is simple, with important vocabulary, relevant to the subject of the seasons and weather; and the images are cheerful and entertaining.

The short Arabic story book "Sousa" (click here)

Sousa is a short illustrated Arabic story about looking after teeth, "Sousa" (meaning tooth cavity). Sousa digs up a home for herself and her friends in Jad's mouth, a child who does not listen to his mom and regularly brush his teeth. But what will happen to Sousa when Jad visits the dentist? Find out more in the entertaining story.

"Ali Baba and Meshmosh" is inspired by the original Ali Baba fairy tale, and made into a simple, short and sweet story, suitable for beginners learning Arabic language or small children. It is colorful and has simple yet entertaining illustrations, and comes in a PDF format, so you can easily download, read or print. It has English translation and Arabic pronunciation guides. (Just click here or on the picture to open or click anywhere on this line to save the file).

Arabic Short Story and Video "Journey of a Caterpillar":

Story & A1 Arabic Revision Lesson رِحْلَةُ يَرَقَة

This story is about the journey and transformation of a caterpillar to a butterfly. In this journey, which brings to mind the famous "The Hungry Caterpillar", world renowned story, the caterpillar meets a different insect friend each day, and they eat different foods. What you will learn from this story and video lesson:

  • Revision through Arabic level 1, in a short Arabic story with English translation and full explanation.

  • Different insect names in Arabic.

  • Speaking about the weather.

  • Describing pain and sickness symptoms.

  • Different food names in Arabic and how to say: a slice, a piece...

  • Using verb to come.

  • Using verb to be/not to be, to become/not to become.

  • The difference between verb forms I and VIII (1 and 8).

  • Counting (gender disagreement and ordinal numbers).

  • Using the dual form, and much more.


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