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Learn the 10 Most Common Words about Vacations in Arabic (2) Posted by on Jul 31, 2016

Marhaba! I hope you all refreshed your memory and/or learned something new from the previous post about the 10 most common words about vacations in Arabic. I am certain you enjoyed solving the crossword puzzle! In this post I am sharing the answers and some examples of how you can use these words in a…

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Learn the 10 Most Common Words about Vacations in Arabic Posted by on Jul 30, 2016

Marhaba! The summer season is in full swing. You might have gone on vacation already or your long earned break might be around the corner. After returning from long vacations, I immediately start planning for my next adventure. Life is very short and I plan accordingly. I encourage you to think of beautiful memories and…

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Queens of Syria, Listening 1 Posted by on Jul 29, 2016

This post presents the answers of the listening comprehension exercise and the transcription of the story.  Transcription: وجدت فاطمة وريم سوريتان نزحتا بسبب الحرب في بلدهما العزاء في المسرح والتمثيل. وفي إنتاج بدأ لأول مرة كمشروع شعبي عام 2013 تم اقتباس وتعديل مسرحية “ملكات سوريا” عن مأساة يوربيدس “نساء طروادة” وسوف تقوم بالتمثيل فيها نساء…

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Queens of Syria, Listening Posted by on Jul 29, 2016

Listen to the story below and answer the questions that follow. You only need the first minute of the video. You can use the additional vocabulary list to assist your comprehension. A. Translate the following sentence: وجدت فاطمة وريم سوريتان نزحتا بسبب الحرب في بلدهما العزاء في المسرح والتمثيل. B. Answer the following questions in…

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Onsi El-Hajj; (1937 – 2014) Posted by on Jul 27, 2016

     Ahlan, Arabic lovers! Today Google Doodle Middle East celebrates the 79th Birthday of the Lebanese poet Onsi El-Hajj أُنسي الحاج. Onsi El-Hajj is a famous contemporary poet, journalist and translator. He had a great influence on Arabic Modern Literature in general and poetry in particular. He was the first to introduce the “prose…

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Prepare Potato Salad the Lebanese Way Posted by on Jul 26, 2016

Marhaba! It’s summer and as you know from my previous post on grilling chicken the Lebanese way, it’s the perfect season for barbecuing and enjoying time with family. Today, I want to teach you how to prepare potato salad the Lebanese way. I know this is a very popular side/appetizer in many countries, I firmly…

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Yogurt Drink Posted by on Jul 25, 2016

It is a hot summer! On hot summer days, there is a popular drink based on yogurt that we have in Egypt. It is very easy to prepare and it is very refreshing and nice. In a mixer or milk shake maker, mix of yogurt, milk, ice, sugar as desired and mix in the mixer…

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