Meet an Emirati Sports Champion! (1) Posted by jesa on Jul 22, 2017 in Arabic Language, Culture, Grammar, Pronunciation, Vocabulary
Marhaba! Have you ever been interested in water sports, or tried any nautical exercises? The Emirati, Maha al-Blushi, has excelled in the sports of rowing (التجديف). She has crossed various barriers, social and physical, to become one of the prominent champions of rowing in the United Arab Emirates.
Today, I am sharing with you a news clip from BBC Arabic of Maha’s story that includes short interviews of her. You can get introduced to this champion while learning to comprehend Arabic better through the comprehension exercises I will give you. As usual, try to answer as much from these questions as possible based on the clip below, and stay tuned for the answers soon!
1. When was Maha born?
2. What important team did Maha enter as the first female?
3. Which medal did she receive in the Gulf Championship?
4. What is Maha’s goal?
5. What did rowing as a sports give in return to Maha on a personal level?
Stay tuned for the answers and upcoming posts!
Have a nice day!!
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