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Archive for September, 2018

Everyday (cultural) phrases in colloquial Egyptian Arabic: ‘Hope for the best’ (1) Posted by on Sep 12, 2018

In this post, we’re going to look at a nice song that was quite famous during the previous Ramadan season. The song titled اتْفَائْلُوا بِالْخِيرْ  ‘hope for good’, which is produced in Egyptian Arabic, by the talented singer Yasmin Ali. أَمْرْ وَاقَعْ From a linguistic point of view, the song is very interesting as it’s…

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Some Insights into Arabic Verb Usage (1) Posted by on Sep 11, 2018

Certain rules of Arabic verb conjunction, formation, meaning, and pronunciation are oftentimes overlooked because they are minute and needs a meticulous learner or instructor to discover and/or pay attention to. Knowing these niceties lead to more accurate language use and speedier language learning overall. This post gives a list of rules and illustrations that concern…

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Where in the Arab world abortion is legal? (2) Posted by on Sep 5, 2018

We’re still looking at a report that addresses the issue of Abortion الإجهاض . In last week’s post, we started listening to an audio clip talking about abortion through telling the story of a Tunisian lady who went through abortion many times. In today’s post, I’m going to provide answers to last week’s questions. You will…

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