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Learn the 10 Most Common Words about Peace in Arabic Posted by on Jan 26, 2016

Marhaba! There is always so much talk about war and peace in the Middle East, especially in the Arab world. Be it from the never-ending Palestinian-Israeli conflict to the numerous Arab-Israeli wars as well as civil wars in different countries, it seems clear that a large number of Arabs rarely encounter times of peace. Today…

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“What Has Happened To Me”; Amr Diab Posted by on Jan 24, 2016

    Ahlan, Arabic fans! Today I am presenting a beautiful love song by Amr Diab عــَـــمــْـــرو دِيــَـــاب . The song is entitled “جـرالـي إيـه /garaly eeh/” which translates literally as “What has happened to me?”. Like all of Amr’s songs, the song is on the Egyptian slang (dialect) Arabic which may be a problem…

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Learn All 50 U.S. States in Arabic Posted by on Jan 23, 2016

Marhaba! When my wife and I are in Beirut, Lebanon to visit family and friends, we always meet, through common friends, a bunch of Americans studying in Lebanon, conducting research for their studies, learning Arabic, or simply enjoying some of the beautiful sites. I have been told numerous times that these American students and/or tourists…

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Naguib El-Rehani (1889 – 1949) Posted by on Jan 21, 2016

    Ahlan أهــْــلاً, Arabic lovers! As Google celebrated today the 127th birthday of Naguib El-Rehani نجيب الريحاني, I thought it might be interesting to write about his legacy especially for those of you who have never heard of him. Naguib El-Rehani was a famous Egyptian actor and comedian. He is considered the Father of…

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Basics of Arabic Grammar Posted by on Jan 20, 2016

Ahlan, Arabic lovers! Today, we will go back to the basics for some refreshment. Arabic العربية is like any other language. It is a means وسيلة of expressionتعبير and communication تواصُل. It consists of letters حروف that make up words كلمات, phrases عبارات and sentences جُمل. Any speech كلام that consist of two, three or…

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Everything You Need to Know About the Golden Globes in ARABIC! (2) Posted by on Jan 19, 2016

Marhaba! Hope you enjoyed reading about the Golden Globes in Arabic. Despite the many problems with such awards, especially the exclusion of notable films for various sociopolitical reasons, I think it’s important to stay fully informed of the latest films, TVs, and music scores that in way or another shape our popular culture even if…

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The Other Pair Posted by on Jan 18, 2016

In this post, I present a short movie from Egypt. it is besed on a situation in Ghandi’s life. Screen play Mohamed Maher Directed By Sarah Rozik The film holds a grant Youssef Chahine Higher Institute of Cinema Projects Can you talk or write about this clip? Here are some useful words: poor = فقير rich =…

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