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Food words that are very easy to learn Posted by on Aug 31, 2012

There are many types of foods in Arabic that are very easy to learn for foreign students of Arabic because the names of these foods in Arabic are very similar to their names in European languages. If you think about one of these foods, e.g. “burger” and how you say it in English, it will…

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A word search game in Arabic – answer Posted by on Aug 31, 2012

In this post, I present the answer of the Arabic word search game about some Arabic words from foreign origin, e.g. some Arabic words of Persian origin. 1-      خيار 2- بارجة 3-      سرداب 4-      تمباك 5-      زنزانة 6-      خردة 7-      طابور 8-      بسبوسة 9-      كشكول 10-   مزركش 1-      خيار (khiar) = cucumber 2-      بارجة  (barijah)…

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A word search game in Arabic Posted by on Aug 30, 2012

In this post, I present a word search game in Arabic about some Arabic words from foreign origin, e.g. some Arabic words of Persian origin. 1-      خيار 2-      بارجة 3-      سرداب 4-      تمباك 5-      زنزانة 6-      خردة 7-      طابور 8-      بسبوسة 9-      كشكول 10-   مزركش     1-      خيار (khiar) = cucumber 2-      بارجة  (barijah) =…

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Fisal’s Dictionary: “to pull” Posted by on Aug 29, 2012

      Today, we are going to go on a journey to the depths of the Arabic Dictionary in order to discover some of its secrets. We will look up the root verb شــَـــدَّ  and explore some of its derivatives. * شـَــدَّ    [V. I.T.]: 1- (something) = to become strong and firm.                              Ex. –…

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Listening comprehension exercise, answers and transcription Posted by on Aug 28, 2012

In the previous post, I presneted a listening comprehension exercise. In this post, I present the answsers of the questions and the transcription of the news item. Questions and Answers: 1-      What is the purpose of the work that Israeli engineers are undertaking? The purpose of the excavation is to complete the discovery of the…

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Listening Comprehension exercise Posted by on Aug 28, 2012

Please watch the video below, and try to answer the questions that follow. To make your task easier, I add the translation of key words below. Questions: 1-      What is the purpose of the excavation that Israeli engineers are undertaking? 2-      How old are some of the weapons discovered? 3-      What is so strange about…

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Um Ali – Dessert recipe Posted by on Aug 27, 2012

I am writing this post now as I eat a very nice dessert from Egypt called Um Ali (ام علی). Um Ali is made up of pastry, nuts, milk and sugar; you can also add cream on top if you like! I prepare it at home, and I follow very easy recipe! There are no…

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