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Let’s Say Goodbye to 2013 and Welcome 2014! Posted by on Dec 31, 2013

Marhaba! It’s that time of the year again! We say goodbye to one year, with all its ups and downs, and look forward to a new and refreshing one. We say goodbye (نودِّع عام 2013) to 2013 and welcome نستقبل عام 2014) 2014! As human beings we are unable to predict the future and all…

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Word search game – celebrations, answers Posted by on Dec 30, 2013

In this post, I present the answer of the word search game presented in my previous post. Have you managed to find the 10 words? احتفال حفلة مرح هدايا ضيوف حلويات مشروبات شجرة زينة موسيقى The words are highlighted in the grid below: Please find the translation of the words below: 1. Celebration 2. Party…

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Word search game – celebrations Posted by on Dec 29, 2013

Happy New Year! In this post, I have prepared an Arabic word search game for you. Can you find the 10 words below in the table? If you are not sure about the meaning of any word, look at the bottom of the page for the translation. All the words are related to celebrations and…

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A Traditional Middle Eastern Christmas Dish: Roasted Chicken Stuffed with Rice Posted by on Dec 21, 2013

Marhaba! As you can realize from my previous posts, I am really excited about Christmas and I do consider it as one of my favorite holidays of the year! Back home in Lebanon, different religious groups would also partake in Christmas celebrations, and Christians and Muslims alike enjoy everything that has to do with this…

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Sing with Fairouz: Jingle Bells in Arabic! Posted by on Dec 19, 2013

Marhaba! I know that many of you adore Fairouz’s beautiful songs. As you all know already, Fairouz is one of my favorite Arab artists and her voice is incomparable. She remains one of the most revered and admired musicians in the Arab world and beyond. Today, and given the fact that Christmas is around the…

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The World Mourns: Goodbye Nelson Mandela-Part 2 Posted by on Dec 8, 2013

Marhaba! To this very moment, millions are still showing their respect to the great Nelson Mandela through different social media outlets, such as Twitter and Facebook. I am confident you found the video in the previous post interesting. Such news videos allow you to get immersed in an Arabic conversation. I am certain you have…

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The World Mourns: Goodbye Nelson Mandela Posted by on Dec 6, 2013

Marhaba! Yesterday, the world lost a great figure. The world lost Nelson Mandela, a pioneer of freedom, equality, and justice. The world lost such an important individual that in fact had the ability to make the world a better place. Millions of people around the world are mourning and are taking to different social media…

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