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Word search and drills answers Posted by on Nov 28, 2010

In this post, I present the answers of the word search and the prepositions drill. Word search answer: Prepositions drill answer: جاسم طالب عربي من الكويت يدرس في الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية ليحصل على درجة الدكتوراة في الرياضيات. جاسم يحب السفر كثيراً، وفي الشهر الماضي سافر إلى نيويورك مع صديقه حمد. وهناك زار أماكن شيقة وتعرف…

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Word search and drills Posted by on Nov 27, 2010

In this post, I have created an Arabic word search game for you. Can you find the 8 words below in the table? They are all names of Arab countries. 1- تونس 2- ليبيا 3- مصر 4- اليمن 5- الكويت 6- الأردن 7- عمان 8- قطر In the following section of the post, I present…

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Joha and New Joha Posted by on Nov 26, 2010

Joha (جحا) is a famous character in Arabic popular literature. Joha is known for being a funny character that has sometimes behaves in very strange, hilarious, or even ridiculous ways. He is famous in different cultures, and the character has been adapted to different settings and different ages, e.g. however there are many similarities between…

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The Arab League Posted by on Nov 15, 2010

The Arab League (الجامعة العربية‎), also called the League of Arab Nations (جامعة الدول العربية‎), is a regional organisation of Arab states. It was formed in Cairo on March 22, 1945 with six members: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and Syria. Yemen joined as a member on May 5, 1945. The Arab League currently…

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The grand homeland Posted by on Nov 10, 2010

Arab unity (الوحدة العربية) has always been a dream for Arab masses (الجماهير العربية). It seems a very far fetched one at the time being, but in the fifties and sixties, it was a very important political concept, and a driving force for peoples and politicians alike. The formation of the Arab League was meant…

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Some constructions involving nouns Posted by on Nov 2, 2010

In this post, I bring together some constructions that are based on nouns or that involve nouns in them. These can be confusing to new learners of Arabic. The reviewd constructions are nominal sentence (الجملة الاسمية), nouns and adjectives (الاسم والصفة) and idaafa constructions (الإضافة). The Nominal Sentence: A nominal sentence begins with a noun or a pronoun…

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