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“To my Love on New Year’s Eve”; Nizar Qabbani Posted by on Dec 31, 2014

    Ahlan أهــْــلاً and Happy New Year, Arabic lovers! Today, I am presenting a very beautiful love poem by the great Arab poet Nizar Qabbani نــِــزَار قــَــبــَّــانــِــي . The poem is entitled; “To My Love on New Year’s Eve إلـي حـبـيـبـتـي فـي رأس الـسـنـة“. It is a poem of unlimited love, an eternal one that…

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Let’s Welcome 2015: What’s Your New Year Resolution? Posted by on Dec 30, 2014

Marhaba! We’re saying goodbye to another year of ups and downs, good and bad memoires (ذكريات), times of joy (سعادة) and sadness (حزن), and moments that pushed us to our limits and others that we never wanted to end. Again and again, I cannot emphasize the importance of learning to live in the present, forgetting…

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Word search, units of time, answers Posted by on Dec 29, 2014

 In this post, I present the answers of the word search game presented earlier. All the words are related to units of time. ثانية دقيقة ساعة يوم أسبوع شهر سنة عقد قرن ألفية   Second Minute Hour Day Week Month Year Decade Century Millennium

Word search, units of time Posted by on Dec 28, 2014

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 units of time. ثانية دقيقة…

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Learn How to Cook Roasted Leg of Lamb the Lebanese Way! Posted by on Dec 27, 2014

Marhaba! New Year’ Eve is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate this holiday by learning to cook a tasty dish for family and friends? Given it’s the season for giving and loving, I want to share the recipe my wife and I are planning to use for our New Year’s Eve…

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Listening comprehension – Raids in Syria – answers Posted by on Dec 26, 2014

In this post, I present the answer of the listening comprehension exercise and the transcription of the news story. Questions and Answers: How many raids were launched by the Assad warplanes in 60 hours? Assad warplanes launched at least 435 raids in 60m hours. How many raids targeted Damascus and areas around it? 242 raids…

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Listening comprehension – Raids in Syria Posted by on Dec 26, 2014

Listen to the news report below and answer the questions that follow. You can use the vocabulary list at the bottom to assist your comprehension. Answer the Questions: How many raids were launched by the Assad warplanes in 60 hours? How many raids targeted Damascus and areas around it? How many explosive barrels were dropped?…

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