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Global Tales حكايات عالمية Posted by on Dec 6, 2021

Welcome to a new post. Today, I’d like to share with you a unique theme song of an old TV cartoon show برنامج رسوم متحركة from my childhood. The cartoon is called “Global Tales” and it was released  تم إصداره in Japan in 1979. It was then adapted and dubbed into Standard Arabic تمت…

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7th pledge of Allegiance Anniversary ذكرى البيعة السابعة Posted by on Nov 22, 2021

Two weeks ago, Saudis celebrated احتفل السعوديون بـ the 7th. anniversary الذكرى السابعة of the time when they first pledged تعهّدوا للمرة الأولى allegiance بالولاء to king Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud الملك سلمان بن عبد العزيز آل سعود back in November, 2014. His official ascension to the throne تولّيه الرسمي العرش took place in…

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Ghadames غدامس: The Pearl of the Desert (2) Posted by on Jul 26, 2021

Welcome to the 2nd part of this blog post. We’re still learning about the unique Libyan city المدينة الليبية المميزة of Ghadames مدينة غدامس, in Libya. As you probably remember, this city is a palm oasis in the middle of the desert and for this reason, it was called: ‘The pearl of the desert“, i.e…

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Ghadames غدامس: The Pearl of the Desert (1) Posted by on Jul 19, 2021

Today, we’re going to learn about a unique city مدينة مميّزة in Libya, called تُسَمَّى بِـ Ghadames غْدَامِسْ. It’s a Berber town مدينة أمازيغية  and is located in the Northwest of Libya وتقع في شمال غرب ليبيا. It’s unique because the town stands in an oasis واحة, in the middle في وسط the desert الصحراء and…

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Ramadan came to us رمضان جانا Posted by on Apr 12, 2021

Ramadan Kareem رمضان كريم   to those serving this month of fasting 🙂 It’s just been announced  in – Saudi Arabia – that tomorrow is the first day of Ramadan غدًا هو أول أيام رمضان. So, I would like to share with you an old song that celebrates the start of Ramadan. It’s in Egyptian…

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Mother’s Day: how did it start? (part 2) Posted by on Mar 26, 2021

Welcome to the second part of this blog post. In the previous post, we started learning about Mother’s Day عيد الأم and how it’s differently celebrated around the world. In today’s post, you will have another exercise to work on. Also, you will be able to check your answers to last week’s exercise…

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Mother’s Day: how did it start? (part 1) Posted by on Mar 22, 2021

Welcome to a new post. Yesterday, the Arab world celebrated Mother’s Day عيد الأم. As you probably know, countries around the world celebrate this occasion on different dates في تواريخ مختلفة and in different ways بطرق مختلفة . Below is a video clip, by Cairo Time, which briefly talks about this difference. In today’s post and…

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