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Practice prepositions Posted by on Nov 30, 2016

The aim of this post is to revise what we learnt about prepositions in the previous posts. The following sentences have the prepositions removed. Can you complete the sentences below with the appropriate prepositions? Complete the following sentences with the appropriate preposition listed in the figure above. السفر ——— الشرق الأوسط يؤثر ———  أفكار الشخص وشخصيته…

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10 Uses of the Most Common Arabic Slang Words Posted by on Nov 29, 2016

Marhaba! Almost all of you Arabic lovers love my post on the 25 Most Common Arabic slang words. It’s one of the most popular and visited posts on the Arabic Language blog. Given the post’s popularity, I thought about sharing some examples of how some of these slang words could be used in a conversation…

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Arabic Prepositions 5 Posted by on Nov 28, 2016

Arabic Prepositions (حروف الجر) are an interesting and a challenging topic for learners of Arabic. When I mark students’ essays, I notice many mistakes with prepositions. In this post, I highlight the meanings and usage of three of the Arabic prepositions; give examples and some exercises on the selected prepositions. مذ / منذ both mean…

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What Are you Thankful For? Posted by on Nov 26, 2016

Marhaba! Millions of Americans around the world celebrated Thanksgiving on Thursday November 24. In the past I have dedicated several posts on Thanksgiving, including the most important words related to this holiday. Apart from lavish dinners and great times with friends and/or family, one important aspect of this holiday is to give thanks. Though in…

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Arabic Prepositions 4 Posted by on Nov 25, 2016

Arabic Prepositions (حروف الجر) are an interesting and a challenging topic for learners of Arabic. When I mark students’ essays, I notice many mistakes with prepositions. In this post, I highlight the meanings and usage of three of the Arabic prepositions; give examples and some exercises on the selected prepositions. The three prepositions chosen for…

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Arabic Prepositions 3 Posted by on Nov 21, 2016

Arabic Prepositions (حروف الجر) are an interesting and a challenging topic for learners of Arabic. When I mark students’ essays, I notice many mistakes with prepositions. In this post, I highlight the meanings and usage of two of the Arabic prepositions; give examples and some exercises on the selected prepositions.     على   means on/over…

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Did you See the Supermoon? (2) Posted by on Nov 20, 2016

Marhaba! I hope you found the most recent listening comprehension exercise on the Supermoon useful, fun, and interesting. Today, I am sharing the answers to the previous questions in the listening comprehension post. I am also sharing the news story to refresh your memory. I hope you are starting to feel much more comfortable when…

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