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The Arabic Guide on Must Know Words about the Oscars (2) Posted by on Feb 28, 2017

Marhaba! I hope you found the most recent post on the Academy Awards interesting, fun, and useful. As I promised you earlier, today I am sharing the list of winners in all the different categories. I hope you will always feel encouraged to discuss recent and important developments in Arabic. As always, dear Arabic lovers…

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Oscar – Reading Comprehension1 Posted by on Feb 27, 2017

In this post, I present the answers of the comprehension questions presented in my previous post on Oscars 2017. فاز فيلم “مونلايت” بجائزة الأوسكار لأفضل فيلم لهذا العام. وكان “لا لا لاند” مرشحاً لجائزة الأوسكار، وحصل مخرجه داميان تشازيل على جائزة أفضل مخرج. كما حصلت إيما ستون على جائزة أفضل ممثلة عن دورها فيه. وحصل…

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Oscar – Reading Comprehension Posted by on Feb 27, 2017

Read the news story below about Oscars 2017 and answer the questions that follow based on the information provided. فاز فيلم “مونلايت” بجائزة الأوسكار لأفضل فيلم لهذا العام. وكان “لا لا لاند” مرشحاً لجائزة الأوسكار، وحصل مخرجه داميان تشازيل على جائزة أفضل مخرج. كما حصلت إيما ستون على جائزة أفضل ممثلة عن دورها فيه. وحصل…

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The Arabic Guide on Must Know Words about the Oscars Posted by on Feb 26, 2017

Marhaba! My dear Arabic lovers, you all know by now that my wife and I love watching movies and the annual ceremony awards for different categories. In earlier posts, I have raised my frustrations about the selection process for movies and why some actors, short films, or documentaries are excluded from the competition. Tonight, millions…

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Another Milestone for Women in Saudi Arabia (2) Posted by on Feb 25, 2017

Marhaba! I hope you found the recent listening comprehension exercise on the new milestone for women in Saudi Arabia inspiring, noteworthy, 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. The most important objective that I…

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Another Milestone for Women in Saudi Arabia Posted by on Feb 21, 2017

Marhaba! Today I have yet another beautiful story in the Arab world and in particular the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. What makes this story even more promising is that it discusses a new milestone for women in Saudi Arabia and in one of the most male-dominated industries and fields: finance! I know that many dear…

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Prepositions and Circumstants Posted by on Feb 20, 2017

In Arabic, prepositions (حروف الجر) comprise a limited set of words that serve to explain relationships between other words, e.g. من، إلى، في، عن، على، مذ، منذ، رُبَّ، حتى، خلا، حاشا، عدا، اللام، كي، واو، التاء، الكاف، الباء، لعل، متى There is another set of words called circumstants (الظروف). These words have a similar function…

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