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Listening Comprehension Answers: “A Day in …” Posted by on Jan 15, 2015

    Ahlan Arabic lovers! Here are the answers to the Listening Comprehension Exercise: “A Day in …” that was a TV advertisement of Al-Jazeera Documentary channel. To view the exercise and the questions again, please click here. الإجــابـــات Answers يــتــحــدَّث الــفــيــديـــوعــن إعــلانٍ لــبــرنــامــج وثــائــقــىّ .     1) The Video is about an advertisement for…

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Listening Comprehension Exercise: “A Day in …” Posted by on Jan 15, 2015

شــَــاهــِــدْ الــفــِــيــديــُــو ، ثــُــمَّ أجـِــبْ عـَــن الأســئــلــة الــتــَّــالــِــيــَـــة : Watch this video and then answer the following questions: الأســـْـــئــِـــلــة Questions عــَــمَّ (عــَــنْ مــَـــاذا) يــتــحــدَّث الــفــيــديـــو؟       1) What is the video about? مــَــا اِســْــم الــبــرنــامج ؟  2) What is the name of the program? مــَــا هــو مــوضــوع الــبــرنــامــج ؟ 3) What is the program about?…

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The ABC of MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) Posted by on May 24, 2012

Al Jazeera turned into a powerhouse name that nearly everyone knows today; some also know Al Arabiya—But how about the MBC, a.k.a. The Middle East Broadcasting Center, does it ring a bell? No, it is not yet another Arabic-language Satellite channel that just got off the ground… In fact, just last year, the MBC group celebrated its 20th anniversary. ♦ Who owns…

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The World Speaks to the Arab World—In Arabic! Posted by on May 23, 2012

Since the Arab world represents a highly strategic area, many foreign powers have launched their own Arabic-speaking TV channels to spread their views and outlook on major world events. In other words, الرَّأي العـــــــام (public opinion) of Arab nations has become, more than ever, المصلحــــة القوميـــــــة (the national interest) of many powers in the world. سكـــــــاي…

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Who Runs the Two Most Successful Arabic-Language Channels? Posted by on May 22, 2012

There are quite literally hundreds of Arabic-language TV channels out there, broadcasting from within the Arab world and beyond. But only two names usually sound familiar to most ears: Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya. There’s no doubt that Al Jazeera is the most famous and still most successful Arabic-language channel out there. Its name “الجزيـــــــرة” means “island”…

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