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Ramadan in Morocco – listening Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in Arabic Language, Culture, Pronunciation, Vocabulary

Listen to the news report and answer the questions that follow. You can use the useful vocabulary at the end of the post to aid your comprehension.

 A) Transcribe the first sentence of the report.

B) Answer the following questions in English:

1- What is the population of Morocco?

2- What does the government do to the working hours, and why?

3- What are the top foods consumed in Ramadan in Morocco?

C) Answer the following questions in Arabic:

1- لماذا يهتم المغربيون بالتمر بشكل خاص؟

2- مم يشكو عدد من ربات البيوت المغربية؟

3- ما الذي تهتم به الأجيال الجديدة؟

Useful vocabulary

يدرك  = Realize

الالتزام  = Commitment

تعاليم  = Teachings

عبادات = Worship

يفوق  = Exceed

تخفض = Reduce

لإتاحة الفرصة = To provide an opportuni

ممارسة  = practice

الشعائر = Rites

التمتع  = Enjoy

الحلوى  = Dessert

التقليدية  = Traditional

الشهيرة = Famous

التمر = Dates

الموروث الإسلامي  = Islamic tradition

تميز = Distinction

سمعة = Reputation

تنوع = Diversity

أصناف  = Varieties

جودة = Quality

ارتفاع = Rising

الأسعار = Price

مبادرات = Initiatives

خيرية = Charity

مظاهر = Manifestations

الزي = Outfit

أجيال = Generations

تقاليد = Traditions

عادات  = customs/habits

أصيلة = Authentic

Come back again soon to check the answers!

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