Listening Comprehension, divorce Posted by aziza on Jan 25, 2015 in Arabic Language, Culture, Vocabulary
In this post, I present a listening comprehension exercise. Listen to the report (from the beginning to 1:05 only), and answer the questions. You can use the vocabulary list below to facilitate your comprehension.
Answer the following questions in English:
How did divorce rates change lately in Arab societies?
How many divorces happened in Egypt last year?
When do most divorces happen?
How many divorces happen every hour in Egypt?
What does this indicate?
ظاهرة = phenomenon
الطلاق = divorce
المجتمعات = societies
ارتفاعاً قياسياً = a record increase
إحصاءات = statistics
خطر = danger
تزايد = increase
تقارير = reports
زيجات = marriages
مؤشر = indicator
تراجع = regress
النظام الأسري = the family system
يطرح تساؤلاً = pose a question
ارتفاع = rise
معدلات = rates
Come back again tomorrow to check the answers and to read the transcription.
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