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Word search – jewelery answer Posted by on Mar 31, 2011

In this post, I give the answer of the word search game presented in my previous post, I also present another activity below: Here is the activity, look through your jewellery box and try to name them in Arabic and try to describe them as much as you can e.g. هذا خاتم جميل من الذهب…

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Egypt: Effect of Geography Posted by on Mar 30, 2011

       Egypt has an excellent geographical location. This remarkable location is considered one of the greatest features and gifts that affected Egypt’s history and gave it a huge role in the region and the whole world. Moreover, this location brought Egypt happiness at its highest times and misery and occupation at its lowest times.    …

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Word search – jewelry Posted by on Mar 29, 2011

Have you learned any of the vocabulary related to jewelry items I presented earlier? Here is a chance to revise them and take a challenge to try and find the words in the word search game below:   Jewel  = جوهرة Ring = خاتم Bracelet = سوار Anklet = خلخال Chain = سلسلة Earrings =…

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Pronouns الضمائر : Summed Up Posted by on Mar 28, 2011

 Pronouns are definite nouns. They refer to different persons.             ( The First Person المتكلم   /  The Second Person المخاطب   / The Third Person الغائب )  Pronouns refer to nouns or replace them.  Pronoun Types:    Visible   بارز            /         Invisible مستتر   Visible Pronoun:    Separable منفصل     /     Inseparable (suffix) متصل    Separable Pronoun Cases:  Subject مبتدأ / فاعل    /    Object  مفعول   Inseparable Pronoun Cases:  Subject  فاعل  مرفوع     /…

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Some confusing words Posted by on Mar 27, 2011

One day Katherine protested, I will never know the difference between mosque and university in Arabic! Why are they so confusing? Later on the same day, another student translated modern as event, and again he was very frustrated with the similarity between both words! Arabic is a highly derivational language where most content words, i.e…

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Definite Nouns : Pronouns (2) الضمائر Posted by on Mar 26, 2011

Last time we discussed the definition of pronouns and learnt about the first type of the Visible Pronouns. Today we look at the second type of the visible pronouns. Type (2) of the Visible Pronouns (2)   The Attached (Suffix) Pronoun الضمير المتصل   This type has THREE sub-categories according to the job each does in…

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Definite Nouns : Pronouns (1) الضمائر Posted by on Mar 25, 2011

A pronoun is a noun or word that refers to any of the three persons;     1- The first person pronouns ضمائر المتكلم  referring to the person speaking.     2- The second person pronouns ضمائر المخاطب referring to the person addressed.      3- The third person pronouns ضمائر الغائب   referring to the absent person or thing.   Types…

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