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The Other Fayrouz (1943 – 2016) Posted by on Feb 11, 2016

   Ahlan أهــْــلاً, Arabic lovers! In today’s post, I am going to give you a small synopsis about someone who left our world some days ago. “Miracle of the Egyptian Cinema مــعــجــزة الــســيــنــمــا الــمــصــريــة” was her nickname. Perouz Artin Kalfayan بــيــروز أرتــن كــالــفــايــان is her name as she was born to an Armenian family from…

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Naguib El-Rehani (1889 – 1949) Posted by on Jan 21, 2016

    Ahlan أهــْــلاً, Arabic lovers! As Google celebrated today the 127th birthday of Naguib El-Rehani نجيب الريحاني, I thought it might be interesting to write about his legacy especially for those of you who have never heard of him. Naguib El-Rehani was a famous Egyptian actor and comedian. He is considered the Father of…

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Reading Comprehension Answers: Theeb Posted by on Jan 15, 2016

   Ahlan, Arabic lovers! In this post, we are going to check our answers to the last reading comprehension exercise about the best foreign film “Theeb” nominated for the 2015 Oscar. If you would like to view the exercise and the questions again, please click here. الإجــابــات Answers اسم الفيلم العربي المرشح لجائزة الأوسكار 2015…

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Reading Comprehension Exercise: Theeb Posted by on Jan 14, 2016

اِقــرأ الـقــطـــعــــة  الـتــالــيـــة ثــم أجـــب عـــن الأســئــلـــــــة Read the and following passage and then answer the questions:      “أعلنت الأكاديمية الأميركية لعلوم وفنون السينما – فى صباح الخميس – الأفلام الخمسة المرشحة لجائزة أوسكار لأفضل فيلم ناطق بلغة أجنبية ، وهم: الفيلم الكولومبي (إمبريس أوف ذا سيربنت Embrace of the Serpent) والفيلم الفرنسي (موستانغ Mustang)…

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Listening Comprehension Exercise: Dubai International Film Festival Posted by on Dec 10, 2015

اِســتــمــع إلــى الــتــقــريــر ، ثــُــمَّ أجـِــبْ عـَــن الأســئــلــة الــتــَّــالــِــيــَـــة : Listen to the report and then answer the following questions: الأســـْـــئــِـــلــة Questions مــا هــو رقــم هــذه الــدورة لــلــمــهــرجــان؟        1) What number is this round of the festival? مــَــنْ هــى الــمــمــثــلــة الــفــرنــســيــة الــتــي يــكــرمــهــا الــمــهــرجــان؟  2) Who is the French actress that the festival honors?…

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Faten Hamama: (1931 – 2015) Posted by on Jan 18, 2015

   Ahlan Arabic lovers! Last night on 17 January, 2015, a great and distinguished Egyptian and Arab figure left our world aged 83 years old. She was an actress that was given the nickname of “Lady of the Arabic Screen ســَـــيــدة الــشــاشــة الــعــربــيـــة“. She made her first performance when she was just seven years old…

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Listening Comprehension Answers: The Cairo International film Festival Posted by on Nov 20, 2014

   Ahlan Arabic lovers! How was the last listening exercise about the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF)? Could you answer all the questions? Was the Listening easy to understand and follow? Ok, in this post, I am presenting the answers for you all to check. To view the exercise again, click here. الإجــَـــابـــَـــات Answers أهــَــمــِــيــَّــة…

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