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الأكِل الصِحّي Healthy Food Part Two Posted by on Feb 24, 2021

In this post, we’ll be watching the second part of a video (in Jordanian Levantine) that talks about الأكِل الصِحّي healthy food that keeps us full longer. I have included a transcription and English translation to help you follow along. Last week we began by first reading a definition of الأكل الصحي in الفُصحى MSA…

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الأكِل الصِحّي Healthy Food Part One Posted by on Feb 17, 2021

In this post, we’ll be watching the first part of a video (in Jordanian Levantine) that talks about الأكِل الصِحّي healthy food that keeps us full longer. I have included a transcription and English translation to help you follow along. Let’s begin with a definition of الأكل الصحي in الفُصحى MSA (Modern Standard Arabic) and…

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Grocery Shopping in Arabic Part Two Posted by on Dec 30, 2020

In this post, we’ll continue learning more food vocabulary such as تَوابِل/ بَهارات spices, أعشاب herbs and more فَواكِه fruits and خُضار vegetables. We’ll also be looking at a conversation between Dana and her son Bilal at the supermarket. Dana is planning a dinner for some relatives and would like to make مَحْشي الكوسا والباذِنجان…

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Grocery Shopping in Arabic Part One Posted by on Dec 23, 2020

In this post, we’ll be looking at a conversation between Sameera who is doing her weekly shopping التسوق and the grocer who will help Sameera with her list of groceries. But before we get into that, I thought we could look at the five food groups المَجموعات الغِذائية or مجموعات الطعام in Arabic and learn…

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Being an Arab vegan (نباتي عربي (2 Posted by on Oct 30, 2020

Welcome Back to the second part of this blog post. Last time, we started learning the content of an interview about the topic of veganism النباتية الصرفة  In the first part of the post, I gave you a list of questions to try to answer after listening to the interview. In this second part of…

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Being an Arab vegan (نباتي عربي (1 Posted by on Oct 23, 2020

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Today, I have a video clip for you about an interesting topic, and that is veganism النباتية الصرفة  . The clip is an interview مقابلة with a Saudi vlogger – Raoum As-sHebaani – where she answers several questions about her vlog on Youtube. The purpose of the blog is to test your comprehension level درجة…

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History of Arabic ice cream: “Booza” Posted by on Aug 10, 2020

Do you know that there’s a unique Arabic version of the ice cream المُثلّجات we know and eat today? The Arabic ice cream is called بوظة BooZa and it started in a specific city in the Middle East. El-BooZa is a type of frozen dessert نوع من الحلويّات المجمّدة that was made for the first…

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