Listening Comprehension- Miss Ronde France – answers

Posted on 24. Nov, 2014 by in Arabic Language, Culture, Current Affairs, Vocabulary

In this post, I present the answers of the listening comprehension exercise presented earlier, and the transcription of the news story. There is also a list of useful vocabulary.

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Transcription:

أقيم في فرنسا حفل انتخاب ملكة جمال البدانة، وفازت جوليا كاستيللي بهذا اللقب لعام 2013. حسب ما أوردت مجلة “باري ماتش”، وقد جرت المنافسة بين 24 مرشحة، وأعربت الفائزة والتي تبلغ من العمر 22 عاماً عن سعادتها في أن تصبح سفيرة لجيل جديد من النساء البدينات.

Questions and answers:

1- Where was the Miss Ronde competition held?

The competition was held in Frnace.

2- Who won the competition?

Julia Castelli won the competition.

3- How many contestants entered the competition?

There were 24 contestants in the competition.

4- How old is the winner?

The winner is 22 years old.

5- What did the winner say?

The winner said that she was happy to be an ambassador for a new generation of obese women.

Useful Vocabulary:

ملكة جمال البدانة = Miss Ronde France

أقيم = was held

انتخاب = election

ملكة جمال = beauty queen

البدانة = obesity

فاز = won

اللقب = the title

مجلة = magazine

المنافسة = competition

مرشح = candidate

أعرب = expressed

عمر = age

سعادة = happiness

سفير = ambassador

جيل = generation

Listening Comprehension- Miss Ronde France

Posted on 24. Nov, 2014 by in Arabic Language, Culture, Current Affairs, Vocabulary

In this post, I present a listening comprehension exercise in Arabic. Please listen to the video and answer the questions that follow. You can use the vocabulary list provided to facilitate your comprehension.

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Answer the following questions:

  1. Where was the Miss Ronde competition held?

  2. Who won the competition?

  3. How many contestants entered the competition?

  4. How old is the winner?

  5. What did the winner say?

 Useful Vocabulary:

ملكة جمال البدانة = Miss Ronde (France)

أقيم = was held

انتخاب = election

ملكة جمال = beauty queen

البدانة = obesity

فاز = won

اللقب = the title

مجلة = magazine

المنافسة = competition

مرشح = candidate

أعرب = expressed

عمر = age

سعادة = happiness

سفير = ambassador

جيل = generation

Come back again to check the answers and to read the transcription.

Learn the 10 Most Important Words about Thanksgiving in Arabic (2)

Posted on 23. Nov, 2014 by in Arabic Language, Culture, Current Affairs, Language

Marhaba! Regardless of whether you are an American, a Canadian, an Iraqi, Syrian,Egyptian or a citizen from any country on this globe, I think you would agree that the idea of giving thanks is awesome and marvelous! Give thanks to all your loved ones, friends, work colleagues, acquaintances, and random people that you meet. Saying thank you is always rewarding! That’s how I feel and I never miss a chance to give thanks throughout the year and not only on a particular day! In this post I am sharing the answers to the Arabic crossword puzzle from the previous post. I hope you found it fun, interesting, and easy to answer. Give thanks friends! A special thank you for always taking the time to read my posts! Stay tuned for another special Thanksgiving post really soon!!!!

Thanksgiving – عيد الشكر

Harvest – الحصاد

Pilgrim – حاج

Turkey – ديك رومي

Pie – فطيرة

Family – العائلة

Prayer – صلاة

Dinner – عشاء

Tradition – تقليد

Hospitality – ضيافة

thanksgiving puzzle 2

Give Thanks and stay tuned for upcoming posts!

Have a nice day!!

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