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Christmas around the World Posted by on Dec 25, 2017 in Arabic Language, Culture, Vocabulary

Season’s Greetings!

This post presents a listening comprehension exercise based on a video on how Christmas this year is celebrated around the world. The video is from Al-Jazeera Channel.

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Please watch the video and answer the questions that follow. You can use the additional vocabulary list to assist your comprehension.

Answer the following questions in English:

Where does Santa Clause arrive in his bus?

What did Santa Clause remember in Florida?

Who is dressed up for Christmas in South Korea?

Answer the following Questions in Arabic:

كيف اكتسب الاحتفال بعيد الميلاد طابعاً إنسانيأً في ألمانيا؟

لماذا يعاني سكان الفلبين في عيد الميلاد؟

كيف يحتفل أطفال سوريا بالعيد؟

ما رسالة بابا نويل الفنلندي؟

Useful words:

بابا نويل  = Santa Clause

حافلة  = bus

عيد الميلاد  = Christmas

على الإطلاق = ever

البهجة  = happiness

أعماق  = deep

سواحل  = coasts

ينسى  = forget

الكائنات البحرية  = sea creatures

البطاريق =penguins

تحشد = gather

طريف = funny

حلة  = outfit

الأنوار  = lights

طابع = character

إنساني = humanitarian

الدفء = warmth

المشردين  = homeless

الفقراء  = poor

الجهد  = effort

دمر  = destroyed

الإعصار  = hurricane

يغنون  = sing

الهدايا  = presents

القطب الشمالي  = the North Pole

تعم  = prevail

مشاعر  = feelings


Come back again soon to check the answers!

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