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Hamza Namira: “Free for a bit?” فاضي شويّة؟ Posted by on Mar 31, 2022

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending a live performance by the Egyptian artist Hamza Namira in London حضور أداء موسيقي حيّ للفنّان المصري حمزة نمرة في لندن. It was a lovely night that it made me want to share one of his hit songs titled: ‘Fadhy Shwayya‘ – ‘Free for a bit?‘…

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The Jordanian Christian Community Part Two Posted by on Mar 30, 2022

:من خطاب الملك عبدالله الثاني عن المسيحيون الأردنيون إننا ندعم كل جهد للحفاظ على الهوية المسيحية العربية التاريخية. وصون حق حرية العبادة إنطلاقاً من قاعدة إيمانية إسلامية ومسيحية تقوم على حب الله وحب الجار In this part two post about the Jordanian Christian community, we begin by listening to part of a speech by King…

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Choices: Listening Practice in Saudi Arabic (Part 2) Posted by on Mar 28, 2022

Welcome to the 2nd part of this blog post where we’re still discussing the topic of choices الاختيارات. Last week,we started studying a one-minute, video clip in Saudi Arabic باللهجة السعودية. The clip is taken from a live broadcast بث حي by Dr. Sumaya Al-Nasser الدكتورة سمية الناصر. Last week, an English transcript of the…

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The Christian Community in Jordan Posted by on Mar 23, 2022

In part one of this post, we’ll be learning about Arab Christians المسيحيون العرب in Jordan. We’ll watch a clip in Modern Standard Arabic that lists the different Christian sects الطوائف المسيحية existing in Jordan, the churches الكنائس in each area, and the holidays الأعياد they celebrate. In the next post, we’ll learn about their…

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Song: My beloved mother أمي الحبيبة Posted by on Mar 21, 2022

Welcome to a new post 🙂 Today is Mother’s Day in the Arab world اليوم هو يوم الأم / عيد الأم في الوطن العربي. To celebrate this day, I’d like to share with you a lovely song, in Egyptian Arabic, by the amazing singer: Hisham Abbas هشام عبّاس. The song is short and not quick-pacd…

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Wadi Rum وادي رم Posted by on Mar 16, 2022

هل سمعت بوادي رم؟✨ Have you heard of Wadi Rum وادي رم? It’s definitely one of those places you should add to your list especially if you’re visiting Jordan. In this post, we’ll learn about وادي رم and watch a clip about a Bedouin whose family has lived there for hundreds of years. We’ll then…

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Choices: Listening Practice in Saudi Arabic (Part 1) Posted by on Mar 14, 2022

Welcome to today’s blog. We will be studying a one-minute, video clip in Saudi Arabic باللهجة السعودية. The clip is taken from a live broadcast بث حي by Dr. Sumaya Al-Nasser الدكتورة سمية الناصر. She is an awareness coach مُدَرِّبَةُ وَعْي & a leading figure شَخْصِيَّةٌ بَارِزَةٌ in the field of self-help مجال تطوير الذات/…

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