Learning Quran Tajweed Online

Learning Quran with Tajweed Online

Asmaa Akl

20 Oct 2019

1. What is Tajweed?

Tajweed is a set of rules that sets a Muslim up for the proper recitation and pronunciation of the Quran. The goal is to make the reciter proficient enough in the proper intonations and diacritics of the Arabic language.

2. The importance of learning tajweed in Islam?

Each change of intonation with each letter can provide a different meaning and sometimes, if pronounced wrong, the whole meaning can change. That is why learning quran with tajweed is important for each Muslim so as not to misunderstand the holy Quran, merely because of a pronunciation mistake.

3. Approaches to learning quran with tajweed online?

There are two approaches to learning quran with tajweed online, instructor led courses and self-learning online education that usually depends on the students own efforts and research abilities by using educational videos, e-books…etc.

4. The advantages of learning quran with tajweed online.

There are pros and cons to everything and learning tajweed online is no different.

Let's start with the cons and end on a good note.

The Cons:

Learning any course online might cost the student to lose the skills gained from face to face interactions.

The lack of a credible certificate to add to your resume as an official proof that you can read Quran with tajweed, however, this doesn’t apply to all online courses since some academies provide legitimate certificates.

There could be miscommunications due to poor internet connections, interruptions.

The Pros:

Flexibility: learning Quran with tajweed online can be extremely helpful, since you can set the time of your choosing be it night or day for your course based on your preference. This will encourage you even more to continue with the course.

You will learn in comfort, be it from your favorite coffee shop or the comfort of your own home.

You'll gain experience with e-learning technologies.

You can learn at your own pace, without having to rush.

5. Where are the best places for learning Quran with tajweed face to face?

Usually lessons are provided at most mosques. You can also hire a private tutor. If you live in a place where there aren't many mosques close to you or you can't find any tutors then learning Quran with tajweed online is made for you.

6. Where are the best places for learning Quran with tajweed Online?

There are many websites and applications offering online courses for learning quran with tajweed such as:

Qaida app:
which is a mobile application that works of android as well as iOS. Kids and adults can learn on this application, however it can be quite hard since it is not accompanied by a guide or a teacher.

Nour Academy (Theoretical Tajweed):

An instructor is provided throughout the online course in order to guide the students through each part of the course. The course offers a historical background of the importance of tajweed to enable the student to fully grasp the concept of tajweed and its importance.

There are also exercises and activities at the end of each module to ensure that the student has fully understood all lessons included in hat module.

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