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Basic Arabic: Essential Topical Words and Phrases (1) Posted by on Sep 29, 2018

This post provides a list of basic words and phrases that can be used by beginning learners of Arabic as a metalanguage in the course of their learning. Education  تَعْلِيْم ta‘liim اِبْتِدَائِي ibtidaa’ii elementary اِخْتِبَار ikhtibaar test اِمْتِحَان imtiHaan exam فَحْص faHS test/exam/quiz إِعْدَادِي ’i‘daadii preparatory تَخَصُّص takhaSSuS major/specialization ثَانَوِي thaanawii secondary جَامِعَة jaami‘ah university…

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A Saudi Security Guard Woman with Ambition (2) Posted by on Apr 22, 2017

Marhaba! I hope you found the recent listening comprehension exercise on the new and inspiring milestone for women in Saudi Arabia noteworthy and fun. Today, I am sharing the answers to the previous questions in the listening comprehension post. I am also sharing the news story to refresh your memory. The most important goal that…

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A Saudi Security Guard Woman with Ambition Posted by on Apr 18, 2017

Marhaba! Today I have another beautiful and inspiring story from the Arab world and in particular from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. What makes this story even more amazing is that it discusses another new milestone for women in Saudi Arabia. I know that many dear Arabic lovers will enjoy learning more about this important…

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The 15 Best Universities in Africa 2015/2016 Posted by on May 25, 2016

    Ahlan, Arabic lovers! In this post, I am going to share some good news from Africa. Earlier last month, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2015/2016 were revealed with a list of the best global universities. This is the only international university performance table to judge world class universities across all…

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Fatma Posted by on Dec 11, 2012

I am writing this post now because I have just seen a short video called Fatma that I would like to share with you. It is a true story of a 10 year old girl from an Egyptian village who was denied the right to education, but manages to get round this and gets some education…

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