Arab Reading Challenge Posted by aziza on Oct 26, 2016 in Culture, Vocabulary
The Arab Reading Challenge is an initiative to encourage students in the UAE and Arab world to read was launched by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) aims for a million students in the Arab world to read 50 million books. The challenge aims to encourage sustainable and regular reading among students, which will be achieved through an integrated system for supervising students throughout the academic year
Listen to the report below about the Arab Reading Challenge, and answer the questions that follow. You can use the vocabulary at the end to assist your comprehension.
Transcribe the first sentence:
Answer the following questions in English:
How does the report describe the child?
How much is the award?
How did the judgement panel feel about the child?
Answer the following questions in Arabic:
كيف يرى الطفل محمد فرح القراءة؟
كم كتاباً قرأ ليشارك في المسابقة وفي أي مجالات؟
ما الذي تهدف إليه مسابقة تحدي القراءة العربي؟
متوقع = expected
فاز = won
جائزة = award
تحدي = challenge
القراءة = reading
الإمارات العربية المتحدة = The United Arab Emirates
الظاهرة = phenomenon
تفوق على = exceeded
المشاركين = participants
الفئات العمرية = age groups
المؤسسات التربوية = educational institutions
المرشحة = nominated
حصد = won
تقييم = assessment
لجنة التحكيم = judgement panel
انبهرت = impressed
ذكاء = intelligence
معارف = knowledge
ثقافة = culture
ضرورية = necessary
عنوان = title
مؤلف = author
مجالات = fields
السير = autobiographies
الأخلاق = ethics
نهائيات = finals
تهدف = aim
تنمية = development
جيل = generation
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