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حياتك بالأرقام Your Life in Numbers Posted by on Jun 28, 2022 in Arabic Exercises, Arabic Language, Numbers

In this post, we’ll practice using numbers الأرقام and words related to numbers in Arabic through answering some fun questions about our daily lives حياتنا اليومية. Before we begin, let’s look at the following vocabulary words that will help us understand the questions and help us answer them.

مدة/ فترة: a period of time 

تقضي/تمضي : to spend (as in time)  

أطول: longest

عدد: number of/ amount

مرات: times

عمر: age

ساعة/ساعات: hour/s

دقيقة/دقائق: minute/s

ثانية/ثواني: second/s

يوم/أيام: day/s

أسبوع/أسابيع: week/s

شهر/شهور: month/s

سنة/ سنوات: year/s

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ما أكبر عدد من السندويشات التي أكلتها دفعة واحدة؟

أربع سندويشات أو٤ سندويشات

What are the most sandwiches you’ve eaten at once? four sandwiches



 ١. ما أطول فترة أمضيتها تتكلم باللغة العربية؟

٢. ما أكثر مرة تأخرت فيها على المدرسة أو الجامعة أو الشغل؟

٣. ما عدد المرات التي ذهبت فيها إلى طبيب الأسنان؟

٤. ما أطول مدة قضيتها ليلاً تدرس لامتحان؟ 

٥. ما أكبر مبلغ وفرته من المال؟

٦. ما أطول كتاب قرأته؟

٧. ما أطول مسافة مشيتها؟

٨. ما أطول مدة أمضيتها من دون انترنت؟ 

٩. كم كان عمرك عندما تعلمت ركوب الدراجة؟

١٠. كم كان عمرك عندما تعلمت السباحة؟

١١. ما أطول مدة أمضيتها بعيداً عن المنزل؟

١٢. ما المدة التي تقضيها كل صباح على التلفون؟

١٣. ما عدد المرات التي شاهدت فيها فيلمك المفضل؟

١٤. ما عدد الدول التي زرتها؟

I hope you enjoyed this exercise and learned some new vocabulary as well as practiced your Arabic numbers. Till next time, happy Arabic learning! 😊


  1. What is the longest period you spent speaking in Arabic?
  2. What was the most time you were late for school, university or work?
  3. How often have you been to the dentist?
  4. What is the longest time you spent at night studying for an exam?
  5. What is the largest amount of money you saved?
  6. What is the longest book you’ve read?
  7. What is the longest distance you’ve walked?
  8. What is the longest time you spent without the Internet?
  9. How old were you when you learned to ride a bike?
  10. How old were you when you learned to swim?
  11. What is the longest time you spent away from home?
  12. How long do you spend every morning on the phone?
  13. How many times have you watched your favorite movie?
  14. How many countries have you visited?
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About the Author: yasmine

MarHaba! I am half Jordanian of Circassian descent and half American. I have a Master's in Second Language Teaching and I teach Arabic as a foreign language here in the US, both MSA and Levantine Arabic. I hope to help you become more familiar and interested in the Arabic language and culture.


  1. Yasamin Nuri:

    Being a passionate advocate of cross-cultural communication and cultural competence in the workplace in general but specifically between English and Arabic speakers, I was delighted to to see your blogs on Arabic!