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Listening Comprehension Qatar economy Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in Arabic Language, Culture, Pronunciation, Vocabulary

In this post, I present a listening comprehension exercise in Arabic.

Listen to the beginning of the news report and answer the questions that follow. You only need the first 1 minute and 33 seconds.

You can use the useful vocabulary to facilitate your comprehension!

A- Answer the following questions:

1- What has the Qatari economy achieved over the last two decades?

2- When did huge changes occur to the Qatari economy?

3- What is the most important factor that lead to the change?

4- How was the growth rate of the GDP in 2012?

5- What is the growth rate of the GDP in 2012 and 2011?

B- Transcribe the first two sentences of the news report from قفزات until في العالم

Useful vocabulary

قفزات  = jumps / strides

اقتصاد = economy

عقد  = decade

نمو = growth

تغييرات  = changes

مُصدِّر  = exporter

الغاز الطبيعي المُسال  = liquefied natural gas

دعم  = support

إنتاج  = production

النفط  = oil

قطاع  = sector

الناتج المحلي الإجمالي  = Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

بوتيرة أهدأ = at a slower rate

 مقارنة ب = compared to

 Come back again soon to check the answers!

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