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Archive for November, 2020

Prepositions of Place in Arabic Posted by on Nov 25, 2020

In this post, I thought we’d learn some of the most common preposition words used to describe the position of something in Arabic, along with example sentences with audio to help with pronunciation. Before we begin, can you pick something you see and try describing its position in Arabic? How many prepositions in Arabic do…

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“It seems that I’ve loved you” – Levantine Arabic song Posted by on Nov 23, 2020

The year 2020 hasn’t been a great one to many people so far, but good songs can certainly help! The song that brightened my days أضاءت أيامي throughout October خلال شهر أكتوبر  this year is “shakli Habbet-il” شكلي حبّيتك  by the Syrian singer المغنّي السوري  Hamada Nashawaty حمادة نشواتي . In this post, we will…

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King Hussein of Jordan Posted by on Nov 18, 2020

If you have visited Jordan or know a bit about its تاريخ history, surely you know of المَلِك حُسَين بِن طَلال King Hussein bin Talal. His pictures still hang in البيوت homes, المَدارِس schools, المَباني الحكومية government buildings, القاعات العامة public halls and even المَطاعِم restaurants. الشعب الأردني The Jordanian people like to be reminded…

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Preparations for a 2nd lockdown in England (2) Posted by on Nov 13, 2020

Welcome to new blog post  مرحبًا بكم في مدونة جديدة 🙂 This is the second part of a blog post where we’re still looking at an article that addresses the way people in England prepared for the recent lockdown there. In the previous post, we started learning about the language used in the article and…

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Arabic Vocabulary Surrounding Mobile Phones Posted by on Nov 11, 2020

In this post, I thought we’d learn the Arabic vocabulary used to talk about الهَواتِف المَحمولة mobile phones. For example, making calls, texting, getting a phone plan, etc. You’ll find that some Arabic speakers refer to many such vocabulary words in English as well as in Arabic similar to the case of many other technological…

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Preparations for a 2nd lockdown in England (1) Posted by on Nov 9, 2020

Last Thursday يوم الخميس الماضي, England entered دخلت إنجلترا another national lockdown إغلاقًا عامًا آخر. The lockdown is partial جزئي as schools فالمدارس and universities والجامعات are still open لازالت مفتوحة. However, non-essential shops المتاجر التي تبيع سلع غير أساسية are not. Because of this, people made sure that حرص الناس على they went shopping…

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Enquiring about Age أسئلة عن العُمْر Posted by on Nov 5, 2020

In this blog post, I’m going to introduce you to another set of basic phrases that are related to age عبارات ذات صلة بالعمر and few lines you can use to enquire about someone’s age للسؤال عن عمر أحد ما . To introduce you to phrases related to age, I’m going to use another short…

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