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The Tourism Sector in Jordan Posted by on Jun 30, 2021

Have you traveled to Jordan or is Jordan on your list of countries to visit? Are you familiar with any of the famous tourist sites المواقع السياحية in Jordan? In this post, I thought we’d talk about the tourism sector قطاع السياحة in Jordan; its economic importance أهميتها الاقتصادية, how the coronavirus has affected the…

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Asking for / giving directions in Levantine Arabic Posted by on Jun 28, 2021

We’re still learning about directions الاتجاهات for the second week. The post focuses on the main phrases and adverbs of place that one needs to know to be able to ask for directions as well as how to give them. While the previous post addressed the topic of directions in MSA, the current one will…

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صَح أم خَطأ True or False Advanced Listening Part Two Posted by on Jun 23, 2021

In this post, we’ll be listening to the second segment of a clip about a bird observatory in Aqaba, Jordan. I have provided the transcription to help you follow along as you listen. We’ll then answer the صَح أم خَطأ questions that follow.     🐦🕊🦅🦆🦢ما معنى هجرة الطيور؟ Note: In this clip about مرصد طيور…

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Asking for / giving directions in MSA Posted by on Jun 21, 2021

Today, we’re going to learn about directions الاتجاهات, how to ask for them as well as how to give them. The post focuses on the main phrases and adverbs of place that one needs to know to be able to talk about and understand directions. As this post addresses the topic of directions in MSA…

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صَح أم خَطأ True or False Advanced Listening Part One Posted by on Jun 16, 2021

In this post, we’ll be listening to the first segment of a clip about a bird observatory in Aqaba, Jordan. I have provided the transcription to help you follow along as you listen. We’ll then answer the صَح أم خَطأ questions that follow.  Note: In this clip about مرصد طيور العقبة the Aqaba Bird Observatory…

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Arabic Song about keeping dignity (3) Posted by on Jun 11, 2021

Welcome to the second part of this log post series where we talk about common expressions around the concept of dignity الكرامة, in Arabic. Please refer back to the first and second part of this blog post to read more about the concept in Arabic and some of the common vernacular proverbs that Arab speaking…

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صَح أم خَطأ True or False Part One Posted by on Jun 9, 2021

In this post, I thought we’d read two texts in Arabic and answer some true صَح or false خَطأ questions to help practice your Arabic reading comprehension skills. In part one of this post, we’ll begin with two simple texts for beginners to intermediate learners and then read a more advanced text in next week’s…

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