Arabic Language Education after the Founding of New China

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Ma Bin, Kaseh Abu Bakar, Zamri Arifin


The Chinese nation is mainly composed of 56 ethnic groups including the Han, Zhuang, Hui, Manchu,
and Uyghur ethnic groups. They have different religions, cultures, and customs. The Han believes in
Buddhism and Taoism. More than 90% of the Hui and Uyghur ethnic groups believe in Islam. Muslims
are mostly Sunni, with only a small number of Shiites. Arabic education in China began with the spread
of Islam. Islam has had a huge impact on Arabic education in China. At the beginning of its existence,
Islam directly or indirectly laid the foundation of the Arabic language, and it inspired Arabic. The
process of fusion with Chinese is a great help in education, so that learning can continue and continue
to be popular. After the founding of New China, cultural and trade exchanges between China and
various countries, based on the original Arabic language education, began to develop in China in
various forms of Arabic language education. This research is conducted through a qualitative method
and based on checking information related to Arabic language education and past research, such as
journals and articles. The research found that Arabic education in China has continued from the Tang
Dynasty to the present day, in order to further improve Arabic language education. Education has
cultivated more outstanding talents in multiple disciplines, and the factors of students' understanding,
teachers, and environment are also closely related

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