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How To Learn Egyptian Arabic Posted by on Feb 24, 2016

    Ahlan, Arabic lovers! In some previous posts, we discussed the dialect phenomenon that distinguishes the Arabic language and that may be a source of a continuous pain to most foreigners studying Arabic. Today, we are going to share some advice on how to learn the Egyptian dialect; how to talk like an Egyptian!…

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Learn the 10 Most Common Words about War in Arabic Posted by on Feb 23, 2016

Marhaba! Though I always try to stay positive about developments in the Middle East, especially the Arab world, it seems clear to almost anyone around the globe that wars, devastation, economic and sociopolitical hardships, bloody revolutions, and gory protests are common, largely unfortunate, aspects of this region. Be it from foreign occupation, intervention, colonialism, or…

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Reading Comprehension Answers: The Berlin Film Festival Posted by on Feb 21, 2016

    Ahlan, Arabic lovers! In this post I am giving the answers to the last reading comprehension exercise about the Berlin Film Festival 2016. To view the exercise and the questions again, kindly click here. الإجــابــات Answers الفيلم الفائز بجائزة الدب الذهبي هو “نار في البحر” للمخرج الايطالي جيانفرانكو روسي.      1) The winner…

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Reading Comprehension Exercise: The Berlin Film Festival Posted by on Feb 21, 2016

اِقــرأ الـقــطـــعــــة  الـتــالــيـــة ثــم أجـــب عـــن الأســئــلـــــــة: Read the and following passage and then answer the questions:      “فاز الفيلم الوثائقى “نار فى البحر”(Fuocoammare] (Fire At Sea] للمخرج الإيطالي جيانفرانكو روسي بجائزة الدب الذهبي فى مهرجان برلين السينمائي كأفضل فيلم لهذا العام. و يتناول الفيلم قصة صبى صغير يعيش على جزيرة لامبيدوسا (Lampedusa) الإيطالية وسط البحر…

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Noun Determiners in Arabic Posted by on Feb 17, 2016

Ahlan أهــْــلاً , Arabic lovers! We have gone quite far up till now in studying Arabic grammar and especially the Arabic nouns. Today, we are going to have a quick short lesson on Arabic nouns. We already know that all Arabic words fall into three main categories; Nouns, Verbs and Particles. The question of this…

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Banksy in Gaza, Answers Posted by on Feb 17, 2016

In this post, I present the answers of the listening comprehension exercise on Banksy in Gaza. A. Write the first sentence of the report from the beginning to 17:  فنان الجرافيتي الشهير بانكسي لم يعلن عن زيارته إلى قطاع غزة ولكنه وثقها عبر جداريات رسمها على بقايا المنازل التي دمرتها الحرب الإسرائيلية الأخيرة على القطاع واختزل فيها…

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Learn How To Cook Chard Lentil Soup the Lebanese Way! Posted by on Feb 16, 2016

Marhaba! Today, I want to share you a recipe for Chard Lentil Soup (the Lebanese way!!) that my wife and I are prepared the other day for a number of friends. This is a really easy recipe and you can pull it off in no time! It takes us about an hour, including prepping the…

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