Archive for January, 2014

The New “Penguin” Dance in Arab Weddings! (2) Posted by on Jan 13, 2014

Marhaba! I hope you enjoyed reading the fun article from the previous post as much as I did. More importantly, I hope the text was easy to comprehend and that you were able to answer all the questions as well as translate the phrase in Arabic to English. In this post, I present you with…

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The New “Penguin” Dance in Arab Weddings! Posted by on Jan 12, 2014

Marhaba! Today, I am sharing a very interesting news article published by BBC Arabic about a famous new dance move in Arab weddings! Similar to the content and purpose of previous listening comprehension exercises, this is a reading comprehension exercise. After presenting an excerpt from the article, I have some questions for you to answer…

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Types of predicates Posted by on Jan 1, 2014

The nominal sentence (الجملة   الإسمية) in Arabic begins with a noun or a pronoun. The nominal sentence has two components the subject (المبتدأ) and the predicate (الخبر). The subject can be a noun (اسم), pronoun (ضمير) or demonstrative (اسم اشارة). محمد ممتاز. هو طالب. هذا محمد. The predicate (الخبر) can include different constructions. In this…

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