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Listening comprehension, economy Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Arabic Language, Vocabulary

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Listen to the news story below and answer the questions that follow. The topic of the news story is the Qatari economy. The answer of all the questions is based on the first 1:40 seconds of the video. You can use the additional vocabulary below to assist your comprehension.

Answer the following questions in English:

How does the report describe Qatar’s economy?

What is the rank of Qatar on the list of countries by GDP per capita?

What is the percentage of gas reserves that Qatar owns?

What is the size of non-oil sectors of the Qatari economy?

Answer the following questions in Arabic:

كم تبلغ قيمة أصول الصندوق السيادي لقطر؟

كم أنفقت قطر على استضافة كأس العالم حتى العام الماضي؟

ما المرتبة التي احتلتها قطر في مؤشر التنافسية عالمياً؟

ما المرتبة التي احتلتها قطر في مؤشر التنمية البشرية عربياً؟

Additional Vocabulary:

اقتصاد  = economy

تنافسي = competitive

حجم  = size

صندوق النقد الدولي = IMF

المرتبة = rank

الناتج القومي = GDP

نصيب الفرد من الناتج القومي = GDP per capita

البنك الدولي = World Bank

احتياطيات = Reseves

قطاع  = sector

غير النفطي = non-oil

صندوق سيادي = Sovereign fund

ثروة = wealth

استضافة  = hosting

كأس العالم = World Cup

محفز  = incentive

متقدم = advanced

مؤشر = indicator

التنمية البشرية  = human development

حرية  = freedom

تجارة = trade

شركاء = partners

حصة  = share

تبادل = exchange

الصادرات = exports

الواردات  = imports

Come back again soon to check the answers!

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