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Reading Comprehension Answers: Sharjah World Music Festival 2015 Posted by on Jan 22, 2015

   Ahlan, Arabic lovers! Here are the answers to the last reading comprehension exercise about the Sharjah World Music Festival 2015. To view the exercise and the questions again, please click here. الإجـــابـــات Answers اِســم الــفــنــان الــضــيــف هــو كــاظــم الــســاهر .      1) The guest artist is Kazim Al-Sahir. حــلَّ هــذا الــفــنــانُ ضــَــيــفــاً عــلــى إمــارة…

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Reading Comprehension Exercise: Sharjah World Music Festival 2015 Posted by on Jan 22, 2015

اِقــرأ الـقــطـــعــــة  الـتــالــيـــة ثــم أجـــب عـــن الأســئــلـــــــة Read the and following passage and then answer the questions:       يـحـل الـفـنـان الـعـراقـي كـاظـم الـسـاهـر ضـيـفـاً عـلـى إمـارة الـشـارقـة لـلـمـرة الأولـى فـي مـسـيـرتـه الـفـنـيـة ، لـيـحـيـي أولـى حـفـلات الـدورة الـثـانـيـة مـن مـهـرجـان الـشـارقـة لـلـمـوسـيـقـى الـعـالـمـيـة ، الـتـي سـتـقـام فـي الـعـاشـرة مـن مـسـاء يـوم الـجـمـعـة 16 يـنـاير الـمـقـبـل…

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Where did the Arabic names of months come from? Posted by on Jan 21, 2015

    Ahlan أهــْــلاً Arabic lovers! In a previous post, we discussed the origins and meanings of the Arabic names of the weekdays. In today’s post, we are going to discuss the meanings of the Arabic names of months and where they came from. Before we explore the meanings and origins of these months’ names…

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10 Most Common Swear Words and Expressions in Arabic Posted by on Jan 20, 2015

Marhaba! You all know by now that our posts are PG rated and we’ve never ventured into a discussion of Arabic curses and swear words. Well, we’ve discussed several ways to express anger in Arabic, but I am pretty sure some of you are interested in learning some of the most common swear words in…

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Faten Hamama: (1931 – 2015) Posted by on Jan 18, 2015

   Ahlan Arabic lovers! Last night on 17 January, 2015, a great and distinguished Egyptian and Arab figure left our world aged 83 years old. She was an actress that was given the nickname of “Lady of the Arabic Screen ســَـــيــدة الــشــاشــة الــعــربــيـــة“. She made her first performance when she was just seven years old…

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Can Going to the Gym Make you Deaf? (2) Posted by on Jan 18, 2015

Marhaba! Were you as shocked as I was to learn about some of the ills with loud music at the gym? By all means, shedding pounds at the gym should not endanger your hearing. Needless to say, lively music is an excellent tool that makes workouts and gym classes easier. However, the bottom line is…

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Can Going to the Gym Make you Deaf? Posted by on Jan 17, 2015

Marhaba! With the beginning of every New Year, most people around the world commit to getting in shape, exercising more, and in many cases losing weight. People flood gyms and struggle to workout at least 3 times every week. Some fail while others succeed. Going to the gym consistently is an item that appears on…

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