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Ramadan Ghariib: My Ramadan Greeting of Choice Posted by Transparent Language on Jun 16, 2017
Guest Post by David Gilbert How do you take a sprawling metroplex of 20 million and make it stand on its head? Easy, you bring in the month Ramadan and watch, with much confusion if you’re a foreigner, as everything you were slowly growing accustomed to about living in a Muslim country changes drastically for…
Do More with the Arabic Word of the Day Posted by Transparent Language on Aug 11, 2016
How many of you subscribe to our Arabic Word of the Day? (If you’re not subscribed—don’t miss out!) How many of you open the email religiously, read and listen to the new word and phrase, then close the email and forget all about it? We’re not judging—you’re not the only one! That minute or two…
Arabic Numbers 1 – 20 Posted by Transparent Language on Oct 18, 2012
If you’re new to Arabic, we’ve created this simple table of Arabic numbers from 1 to 20 just for you. We’ve also included a video with voice pronunciation. Listen to it a few times, and make sure to practice saying the words out loud too; this will really help you retain the information. When you’re ready to…
The Mourning of Italy Posted by Transparent Language on Jun 27, 2010
A mock funeral held in Beirut to mourn Italy’s exit from South Africa 2010.
Coffee – قهوة Posted by Transparent Language on Jun 26, 2010
An overview of Arabic coffee and how it’s served in the Middle East.
Once Upon a World Cup in Lebanon Posted by Transparent Language on Jun 24, 2010
A personal reflection on my very first World Cup in Lebanon
World Cup Flavors Posted by Transparent Language on Jun 23, 2010
Lebanese pies made to resemble flags of countries competing in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.