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Listening Comprehension Answers: Dubai International Film Festival Posted by on Dec 11, 2015

    Ahlan, Arabic lovers! How was the listening exercise? Have you ever been to Dubai? If you are in Dubai, there is a chance to watch the latest films fully free of charge. Just hang out at the festival area! Ok. Now, here are the answers to the last listening exercise about the Dubai…

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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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Reading Comprehension Exercise: “Shop Bahrain” Posted by on Nov 26, 2015

اِقــرأ الـقــطـــعــــة  الـتــالــيـــة ثــم أجـــب عـــن الأســئــلـــــــة Read the and following passage and then answer the questions:      “تـسـتـعـد مـمـلـكـة الـبـحـريـن لاسـتـضـافـة مـهـرجـان الـبـحـريـن لـلـتـسـوق فـى نـسـخـتـه الـثـانـيـة (الـبـحـريـن .. تـتـسـوّق) فـى اِحـتـفـالـيـةٍ عـائـلـيـةٍ مـمـتـعـةٍ و مـلـيـئـةٍ بـالـمـفـاجـآت ، حـيـثُ سـتـكـون الأكـبـر عـلـى مـسـتـوى الـمـمـلـكـة. و سـوف تـسـتـمـر فـعـالـيـات الـمـهـرجـان لـمـدة ثـلاثـيـن يـومـاً بـدءاً مـن…

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Mothers in the Arabic Literature Posted by on Mar 22, 2015

    Ahlan Arabic lovers! I would like to start this post with a special thank you to my mother and all mothers; Happy Mother’s Day! The Arab world celebrated Mother’s Day yesterday. The idea of officially celebrating mothers on a special day that coincides with the coming of spring dates back to Mustafa Amin…

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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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Eid Al-Fitr عـيـد الـفِــطر Posted by on Aug 29, 2011

      Tomorrow is the day of Eid. E’id Al-Fitr عيد الفطر , often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan; the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). Eid عيد is an Arabic word meaning “festivity,” while Fiṭr فِطر means “breaking (the fast)”. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the…

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