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The 10 Most Read Posts in 2016 Posted by on Dec 31, 2016

Marhaba! It’s that time of the year again where we bid farewell to happy and sad moments, and focus all our energies to begin a new year. As most of you know by now, I always strive to build a learning connection with you our dear Arabic lovers by introducing you to new songs, recipes…

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Months in Arabic Posted by on Dec 30, 2016

Happy New Year! At the end of 2016, I wish you a happy new year! I hope that 2016 has treated you kindly and I wish you a happier and more prosperous year in 2017. I wanted to present  to you a fun and useful post at the end of the year, and I came across…

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Reading – UN Resolution – Answers Posted by on Dec 25, 2016

In this post, I present the answers of the reading comprehension exercise presented earlier. أتلانتا، الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية (CNN)– أقر مجلس الأمن الدولي مشروع قرار يطالب إسرائيل بوقف فوري لبناء المستوطنات في الأراضي الفلسطينية، بموافقة 14 دولة من أعضاء المجلس، وامتناع الولايات المتحدة عن التصويت، رغم مناشدة إسرائيل لها باستخدام حق النقض (الفيتو) لمنع تمرير…

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5 Common Arabic Expressions Without An Equivalent in English Posted by on Dec 25, 2016

Marhaba! Learning Arabic is a complex but beautiful journey. If you are reading this, I congratulate you for this strong determination. As you can see from previous posts on the most common slang words in Arabic and others on some examples to better use these words, there are some words and expressions in the Arabic…

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Turkish Politics After The Coup (2) Posted by on Dec 24, 2016

Marhaba! I hope you found the most recent listening comprehension exercise on Turkish politics after the coup interesting and fun. 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…

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Reading – UN Resolution Posted by on Dec 23, 2016

In this post, I present a reading comprehension exercise. The topic of the exercise is the latest UN Security Council resolution on the Middle East. Read the text and answer the questions below. You can use the vocabulary list provided to facilitate comprehension. أتلانتا، الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية (CNN)– أقر مجلس الأمن الدولي مشروع قرار يطالب…

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“Habibty”; Amr Diab Posted by on Dec 21, 2016

Ahlan, Arabic fans! Today I am presenting a beautiful song by Amr Diab عــَـــمــْـــرو دِيــَـــاب . The song is entitled “حبيبتي /Habibty/” which translates as “My Beloved”. Like all of Amr’s songs, the song is in the Egyptian slang Arabic (Cairene Arabic). The song “Habibty” is number six in the album “أحلى و أحلى /Ahla…

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