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A Fun Arabic Game! Posted by on May 29, 2019

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😀 In this post we’ll be learning how to play an Arabic game that can make improving your vocabulary and spelling skills fun! Growing up in Jordan, at school, in between lessons, we played a game لُعْبة called “حَرْف – إسم – حَيوان” meaning “letter- name – animal”. Each player has a piece of paper…

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A day in the Bekaa Valley رحلة إلى سهل البقاع Posted by on May 27, 2019

Marhaba readers! Yesterday I spent the day in the Bekaa Valley( سهل البقاع), the largest valley in Lebanon.   The first stop was in Zahle(زحله) the largest town and administrative capital of the Bekaa Governorate. In Zahle, we visited the biggest wine producers in Lebanon : Les Caves de Ksara (French). Les Caves de Ksara…

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Laylat Al-Qadr Posted by on May 26, 2019

It is the holy month of Ramadan, and today is the 21st of Ramadan, so we started the last ten days of the holy month. The last ten days are particularly important for Muslims because they include ليلة القدر ‘the Night of Decree’ or ‘the Night of Destiny’. This is a very special night for…

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Things You Wear in Arabic Besides Clothes Posted by on May 22, 2019

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In this post we’ll look at things we wear besides clothes such as accessories, headphones, makeup, etc, in both MSA (Modern Standard Arabic) and Levantine Arabic (dialect of the Levantine countries; Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan). Let’s look at accessories in Arabic with example sentences. 😊 watch:ساعة .هذهِ السَّاعة كانَت هَدية مِن أَخي    This…

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Ramadan Vocabulary Posted by on May 21, 2019

Marhaba! Ramadan is the Holy month in which the Muslims fast, pray and reflect. Here are some of the words and expressions related to this month : Ramadan : رمضان Ramadan Kareem : رمضان كريم . It’s what is said to celebrate this holiday. The Holy Month :  Al Shahr Al Fadeel.  AR : الشهر…

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Kam “كَمْ” Posted by on May 15, 2019

In this post we’ll look at the little word كَم and the familiar and unfamiliar ways we can use it. كَم is mainly used to ask how much or how many. For example: كَم سِعر هذا القَميص؟                 How much is this shirt? كَم ثَمَن هذه الطاوِلة؟                   How much is this table? كَم ساعة عَملت هذا…

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Hiking in Ammiq Valley نزهة في وادي عميق Posted by on May 12, 2019

Marhaba readers! Yesterday, I went hiking in an area called Wadi Ammiq (وادي عميق) or The Ammiq Wetland. it  is the largest remaining freshwater wetland in Lebanon. It’s located in the West Bekaa Valley, Lebanon’s largest agricultural valleys. It was a five hour hike from the top of the mountain and through the wetlands. It…

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