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It’s Getting Hot: How about a Fruit Salad the Lebanese Way? Posted by on May 31, 2015

Marhaba! Billions around the world look for ways to cool down on a hot summer day, and for the next few months we need easy recipes for dishes, appetizers, and drinks to help us cool down. In the past, I have shared how to prepare Yogurt Cucumber Dip and Fattet Djej with Yogurt. Both recipes…

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Something will remain between us; Farouk Gweedah Posted by on May 31, 2015

    Ahlan, Arabic lovers! Today, I am presenting a very touching love poem. It is called “Something will remain between us شــيءٌ ســيــبــقــى بــيــنــنــا“. The poem was written by the great contemporary Egyptian poet and writer Farouk Gweedah فــاروق جــويــدة . He is famous all over the Arab world. Gweedah has written a lot…

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Learn the 10 Most Common Political Ideologies in Arabic (2) Posted by on May 30, 2015

Marhaba! I believe that most of you enjoyed learning the 10 most common political ideologies in Arabic. Others I am sure just refreshed their memory. Similar to my earlier advice on the 100 most common words in Arabic, you will undoubtedly come across most if not all these words in any daily Arabic newspaper or…

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Listening comprehension in Arabic, answers Posted by on May 29, 2015

 In this post, I present the answers of the listening comprehension exercise presented earlier, and the transcription of the news report.   Answers of the Arabic questions: ما اسم ناطحة السحاب الجديدة؟ اسم ناطحة السحاب الجديدة  فور وورلد تريد سنتر أين شيدت ناطحة السحاب الجديدة؟ شيدت ناطحة السحاب الجديدة في نيويورك مكان البرجين اللذين انهارا في هجمات…

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Listening comprehension in Arabic Posted by on May 29, 2015

In this post, I present a listening comprehension exercise. Listen to the report below and answer the questions that follow. If you need help with vocabulary, you can refer to the useful vocabulary list below.   Answer the following questions in Arabic: ما اسم ناطحة السحاب الجديدة؟ أين شيدت ناطحة السحاب الجديدة؟ من الذي حضر…

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The Heritage Village; Abu Dhabi Posted by on May 28, 2015

    Ahlan, Arabic lovers! Today, I am going to take you on a tour to Abu Dhabi  أبــو ظــبــي . We will explore one of the city’s cultural landmarks مــعــالــم . That is the Heritage Village قــريــة الــتــراث . This tour takes you to the Sahara الــصــحــراء , to the Bedouin life but without…

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Arab Nobel Laureates Posted by on May 27, 2015

    Ahlan, Arabic lovers! We all know or heard about the Nobel Prize that is given to astonishing works of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Peace and Economic Sciences. Alfred Nobel (1833 – 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer and innovator. He invented Dynamite. On 27 November 1895, at the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris, Nobel…

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