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Test Your Knowledge-Fun Arabic Exercises Posted by on Dec 22, 2021

In the coming series of posts, we’ll be doing some fun Arabic language exercises. (Please have with you a ورقة paper and قلم pen/pencil) In this week’s post, we’ll practice our knowledge of Arab countries and their capital cities, describing their locations, nationalities and lastly, basic vocabulary through a short fill in the blank exercise…

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Arabic Comprehension and Grammar Exercise (2) Ibn Battuta Posted by on Aug 18, 2021

In this post, we have a fun Arabic comprehension and grammar exercise where we will extract grammatical structures and words from the text below about the famous Arab traveler known as Ibn Battuta ابن بطوطة. I thought this would be a good way to review your Arabic grammar and comprehension skills while learning about a…

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Forming Questions in MSA and Levantine Arabic Posted by on Dec 2, 2020

Questions الأسْئِلة are straightforward in Arabic. There is no special form of the verb used with questions. In this post, we’ll look at the way to form questions in Arabic in both MSA اللُغة العَرَبية الفُصحى and Levantine اللَّهْجَةُ الشَّامِيَّة using the appropriate question words. I have provided examples for practice and audio to help…

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Run with Saudi Women in the Open Air! (2) Posted by on Sep 30, 2017

Marhaba! Last time I share with you a clip about a group of female runners in Saudi Arabia that have found benefits in running in open air in the streets of the cities. I hope you enjoy the post and learned new things about Saudi Arabia, Arab women, and the Arabic language. Today I provide…

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Run with Saudi Women in the Open Air! (1) Posted by on Sep 26, 2017

Marhaba! By now you have probably realized that I like to share with you news about Arab women and their efforts to constantly push their boundaries and achieve their goals. Today I am sharing with you a news clip about a group of Saudi women that have been practicing the sports of running in open…

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Meet An Emirati Sports Champion (2) Posted by on Jul 25, 2017

Marhaba! Listening to Maha talk about her passion for her sports has enticed me to go ahead and exercise myself! I hope you enjoyed Maha’s story as well. As more and more female athletes break barriers in the Arab world and around the world, champions like Maha are indeed an inspiration. I have provided you…

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Meet an Emirati Sports Champion! (1) Posted by on Jul 22, 2017

Marhaba! Have you ever been interested in water sports, or tried any nautical exercises? The Emirati, Maha al-Blushi, has excelled in the sports of rowing (التجديف). She has crossed various barriers, social and physical, to become one of the prominent champions of rowing in the United Arab Emirates. Today, I am sharing with you a…

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