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Making Regular Verbs Passive in Arabic المَبني للمَجهول Posted by on Sep 22, 2021

In this post, we’ll be reviewing some grammar. 😁 Before we talk about the passive form in Arabic, let’s remind ourselves what a passive sentence is in English: Our Arabic teacher confirmed yesterday that the vocabulary quiz is today.  It was confirmed yesterday by our Arabic teacher that the vocabulary quiz is today.  It was…

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أنواع المَكْتبات في الأردن Types of Libraries in Jordan Posted by on Sep 8, 2021

In this post, we’ll take a look at what libraries are like in Jordan. But first, let’s look at familiar words that are similar to the word مَكْتَبة library and what they mean since they are all derived from the same root word كَتَبَ. 📚 كَتـَبَ : to write   كِتـَابٌ : book  كُتُبْ : books…

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‎El-Funoun Dance Troupe فرقة الفنون الشعبية الفلسطينية Part 2 Posted by on Sep 1, 2021

Welcome back to part two of this post about the Palestinian folklore group called فِرْقة الفنون الشَّعبية الفِلَسطينية El-Funoun Dance Troupe. We’ll continue listening to the rest of the short interviews in the clip while following along with the transcription, then answer a few questions.  🎇 فرقة الفنون الشعبية الفلسطينية🎇 .عضو من الفرقة: بجوز كانت…

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What You Find at a Maza Breakfast Posted by on Aug 21, 2019

For the last twenty days, I’ve been visiting family in Jordan and Turkey and enjoying maza breakfasts every morning. I think when Arabic breakfast comes to mind, some may think only of hummus and falafel. But, an Arabic breakfast spread has so much more variety. In this post we’ll be learning about some common Arabic…

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Basic Technology Terms in Arabic and How to Write in Arabizi Posted by on Aug 7, 2019

Have you ever thought of switching your phone or computer to Arabic? Try it for a day and see what terms you understand such as “username”, “save”, “delete”, etc. In this post, we’ll be looking at technology vocab in Arabic. Keep in mind, some terms are the same used in English. You’ll also find that…

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“Money” in Arabic Posted by on Jul 17, 2019

When visiting an Arab country, it’s good to know “money” related vocabulary. Knowing your numbers is of course crucial, but understanding words like “money”, “change”, “currency”, etc. will come in handy. Also, knowing more Arabic will help you in places where you have to bargain يُساوِم. In this post, we’re going to look at Arabic…

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Nature in Arabic Posted by on Jul 3, 2019

The purpose of this post is to help you name things you see outside every day in Arabic. Such as, trees, sky, grass, etc. It’s good practice to always try to name what you see to help you remember. We don’t all have language partners to practice the language with. Sometimes we have to say…

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