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Why Are You Learning Arabic? لماذا تتعلم اللغة العربية؟ Posted by on Jul 26, 2022

لماذا تتعلم اللغة العربية؟ Why are you learning Arabic? In this last Arabic blog post, we’ll say مع السلامة goodbye and send you all some happy wishes regarding your Arabic learning. We’ll also look at the goals أهداف or reasons أسباب many Arabic learners have for learning this unique language, such as work, travel, religion…

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الفضاء الخارجي Outer Space in Arabic Posted by on Apr 19, 2022

Lately my son ابني has been obsessed with the planets الكواكب and anything to do with outer space الفضاء الخارجي. We have been exploring this topic in Arabic as well which gave me the idea to do the same with you in this post.🪐🌟☀️☄️🌌🌠 In this part one post, we’ll first learn the basic vocabulary…

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The Royal Opera House in Muscat Posted by on Apr 5, 2022

In this post, we’ll be learning about The Royal Opera House in Muscat, دار الأوبرا السلطانية في مسقط the capital of the Sultanate of Oman عُمان. It’s truly a magical place. I would love to attend a show عرض there if I ever get a chance to visit عُمان. Below is an excerpt in Arabic…

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Hamza Namira: “Free for a bit?” فاضي شويّة؟ Posted by on Mar 31, 2022

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending a live performance by the Egyptian artist Hamza Namira in London حضور أداء موسيقي حيّ للفنّان المصري حمزة نمرة في لندن. It was a lovely night that it made me want to share one of his hit songs titled: ‘Fadhy Shwayya‘ – ‘Free for a bit?‘…

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The Jordanian Christian Community Part Two Posted by on Mar 30, 2022

:من خطاب الملك عبدالله الثاني عن المسيحيون الأردنيون إننا ندعم كل جهد للحفاظ على الهوية المسيحية العربية التاريخية. وصون حق حرية العبادة إنطلاقاً من قاعدة إيمانية إسلامية ومسيحية تقوم على حب الله وحب الجار In this part two post about the Jordanian Christian community, we begin by listening to part of a speech by King…

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Choices: Listening Practice in Saudi Arabic (Part 2) Posted by on Mar 28, 2022

Welcome to the 2nd part of this blog post where we’re still discussing the topic of choices الاختيارات. Last week,we started studying a one-minute, video clip in Saudi Arabic باللهجة السعودية. The clip is taken from a live broadcast بث حي by Dr. Sumaya Al-Nasser الدكتورة سمية الناصر. Last week, an English transcript of the…

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The Christian Community in Jordan Posted by on Mar 23, 2022

In part one of this post, we’ll be learning about Arab Christians المسيحيون العرب in Jordan. We’ll watch a clip in Modern Standard Arabic that lists the different Christian sects الطوائف المسيحية existing in Jordan, the churches الكنائس in each area, and the holidays الأعياد they celebrate. In the next post, we’ll learn about their…

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