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Being an Arab vegan (نباتي عربي (2 Posted by on Oct 30, 2020

Welcome Back to the second part of this blog post. Last time, we started learning the content of an interview about the topic of veganism النباتية الصرفة  In the first part of the post, I gave you a list of questions to try to answer after listening to the interview. In this second part of…

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Being an Arab vegan (نباتي عربي (1 Posted by on Oct 23, 2020

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Today, I have a video clip for you about an interesting topic, and that is veganism النباتية الصرفة  . The clip is an interview مقابلة with a Saudi vlogger – Raoum As-sHebaani – where she answers several questions about her vlog on Youtube. The purpose of the blog is to test your comprehension level درجة…

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Listening Comprehension, Women Posted by on Mar 12, 2018

In this post, I present a listening comprehension exercise on the most important issues that Arab women face. The report is from Al-Jazeera. Listen the report and answer the questions that follow. You can use the words at the end of the post to facilitate your comprehension. Answer the following questions in English: What does…

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Kirkuk and Kurdish Independence Posted by on Sep 24, 2017

This post deals with a very important event in the Middle East nowadays which is Iraqi Kurdistan independence vote. This story relates to the attitude in the city of Kirkuk towards this vote. Please listen to the first minute and answer the questions that follow. The word list at the end can help. كيف يفهم…

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Celebrations Posted by on Dec 24, 2015

On the 23rd of December 2015, most Muslims around the world celebrated the birth of Prophet Mohammed (المولد النبوي), and on the 25th of 2015, Christians in many countries celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, or Christmas (عيد الميلاد). It is very inspiring and meaningful to have both occasions celebrated so close to each other…

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Molukhia Posted by on May 7, 2012

Jews mallow (ملوخية) is a traditional Egyptian dish that is very healthy and delicious. This is a leafy green plant with small yellow flowers that is used to prepare a very famous Egyptian dish.   We only need the leaves for the dish and they have to be chopped very finely. You can find it…

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Arab Culture الثقافة العربية Posted by on May 23, 2011

        In previous posts, we defined what is meant by communication, context and culture. Today, we are going to look at the term “Arab” and we will try to define it. What do we mean by “Arab”?       This term is as hard to define exactly as the term “American”. Arabs were the people living…

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