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Somalia Market Listening Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Culture, Vocabulary

Listen to the news story on Somalia Market in Dubai and answer the questions that follow.


You can use the vocabulary items provided to support your comprehension

Answer the following questions in English:

What sort of businesses you can find in Somalia Market?

How is the market described?

Where is the market located?

What does the marked indicate?

Why did most sellers come to Dubai?

Useful Vocabulary: 

محال  = shops

الذهب  = gold

القماش = cloth

مقاه  = cafes

فنادق = hotels

استيراد  = import

تصدير  = export

مكتظ  = crowded

باعة  = sellers

جنسية  = nationality

ضواحي  =  suburbs

التبادل التجاري  = trade exchange

فر = fled

الحرب  = war

بحثًا عن  = looking for

لقمة العيش = living

Come back again soon to check your answers and read the transcription of the story.

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