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Arabic music in Barcelona: Answers Posted by on Jun 19, 2020

Welcome to the second part of this post that you could use to test your comprehension skills (listening in particular). Last week, I shared with you a short clip produced by BBC Arabic, which features a Syrian couple زوجين سوريين (living in Barcelona) who used an innovative solution ًحلًا مبتكرًا to deal with the feeling…

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Arabic music in Barcelona: Questions Posted by on Jun 12, 2020

Welcome to the first part of this post. Today, I would like to share with you a video clip, produced by BBC Arabic, featuring an inspiring story قصة ملهمة of a Syrian couple لزوجين سوريين living in Barcelona. Since the early days of the lockdown منذ الأيام الأولى من الإغلاق الكامل , Ahmed and Aseel…

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Ramadan Campaign: سنة الحياة Sunnet El-Hayaa Posted by on May 8, 2020

Our post this week is dedicated to an advert song أغنية لإعلان  that Orange (a mobile’s company, Egypt branch) launched أطلقته as part of its Ramadan campaign حملة رمضان  this year. The theme of the song موضوع الأغنية  is timely مناسب (لهذا الوقت)  as it sends a positive message رسالة إيجابية  to people by giving…

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Listening Practice: Lebanese Arabic, 2 Posted by on Apr 27, 2020

Welcome to the second part of this blog post. A week ago, we started studying a short video clip in Lebanese Arabic. The video is a funny dialogue between a mother and her daughter about the Corona pandemic. After looking at the script in both Arabic and English, today I’m providing you with the Modern…

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Listening Practice: Lebanese Arabic, 1 Posted by on Apr 17, 2020

Today, I have a fun video clip for you that you can listen to if you would like to improve your listening in Lebanese Arabic. The video is based on a short dialogue between a mother and her 4-year-old daughter that’s taking place during home quarantine period فترة الحجر المنزلي. In the first part of…

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Listening practice: Covid-19 benefits Posted by on Apr 10, 2020

stay at home campaign

This post is based on a very short video clip that discusses the on-going global outbreak الانتشار العالمي  of Coronavirus and who could benefit from يستفيد من the current situation الوضع الحالي  that compelled people  أجبر الناس to stay home على البقاء في المنزل ? As the lady in the video speaks in plain Egyptian…

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Self-isolation hashtags in Arabic (2) Posted by on Mar 27, 2020

A group of doctors holding stay at home message

Welcome to the second part of this post. Last week, I started sharing with you some of the popular hashtags and phrases that people circulated on Twitter across the Arab, with regards to the Coronavirus. The diversity of Arabic تنوع العربية and its dialects ولهجاتها was clearly reflected in انعكس بوضوح في how Arabs responded…

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