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Missiles turn into works of art Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in Arabic Language, Culture

In this post, I present a news report from the BBC Arabic service on a Syrian baker who changes missiles into works of art.

Photo based on video from bbc

Watch the report and try to answer the following questions. The additional vocabulary at the end should assist your comprehension. Please click the link to watch the video on bbc website.

Answer the following questions in Arabic:

أين يسكن أبو علي وكم يبلغ من العمر؟

ما الذي يميز أبو علي؟

متى بدأت الحرب؟

لماذا كان يجمع أبو علي مخلفات الحرب؟

ماذا فعل أبو علي في تجربة سابقة؟

هل يقبل أبو علي بيع أعماله الفنية؟

Additional vocabulary:

خباز = Baker

يميز = Distinguish

تحول إلى  = change into

فنان = Artist

مخلفات الحرب = Remnants of war

قطع فنية = Artwork

الرسم = Drawing

آثار  = Effects

القذائف  = Missiles

غير مألوفة  = Unfamiliar

الإبداع  = creativity

ألعاب  = Toys

أراجيح = Swings

فرحة  = Joy

أسلحة فتاكة = lethal weapons

وسائل = means

تسلية  = entertainment

تتوزع = Distributed

نادرة = Rare

بيع = selling

أمل = hope

معرض  = Exhibition


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