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How to pronounce the letter “ق” when SPEAKING Arabic Posted by on Dec 12, 2018

So, you’ve learned to read in Arabic and you’ve practiced how to pronounce the “ق” which is a “Q” sound in the back of your throat. Then, you hear Arabic speakers talk and realize that sometimes the letter “ق” is being replaced with another sound. Why is this so? Before reading this post, did you…

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Marhaba!مرحباً It’s Anastasia, the new Arabic blogger! Posted by on Dec 10, 2018

Marhaba!مرحباً My name is Anastasia Ibrahim and I’m the new Arabic language blogger for Transparent Language! But before our journey through the Middle East starts, let me tell you a bit about myself.   LEBANESE BORN AND RAISED I was born in 1995 in a small town by the sea called Chekka in North Lebanon(لبنان).…

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Jordan’s Melting Pot Posted by on Dec 5, 2018

Circassians in Jordan

مرحباً!  If you’re studying Arabic, then you probably have Jordan as one of the Arab countries on your list to visit. Of course, if you are interested in Arab culture, Jordanians for the most part are Arabs, yet Jordan is also home to a few non-Arab ethnic minorities (أقليات عرقية) who have adapted to Arab…

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!تفضل Tafaddal! Posted by on Nov 28, 2018

Offering Arabic coffee

Oh, the many uses of “تفضل”. If you’ve been to any Arab country, watched any Arabic shows, visited an Arab friend, you’ve most likely heard this word being used over and over again. So, what does “تفضل” mean, what is it derived from, and pragmatically speaking, how is it used appropriately and in what contexts?…

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MarHaba from the newest Arabic Blogger Posted by on Nov 21, 2018

Beginner's Arabic notebook

مرحباً!  My name is Yasmine and I will be posting about Arabic language and culture here on the Arabic Language Blog! I thought I’d share with you my background خلفيتي in learning Arabic and experiencing the Arab culture. Moving to Jordan! I was born in the United Sates to an American mother and Jordanian father.…

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