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King Hussein of Jordan Posted by on Nov 18, 2020

If you have visited Jordan or know a bit about its تاريخ history, surely you know of المَلِك حُسَين بِن طَلال King Hussein bin Talal. His pictures still hang in البيوت homes, المَدارِس schools, المَباني الحكومية government buildings, القاعات العامة public halls and even المَطاعِم restaurants. الشعب الأردني The Jordanian people like to be reminded…

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Mint Lemonade the Levantine Way Posted by on Sep 3, 2016

Marhaba! Summer is not almost gone or at least that’s what I am trying to convince myself. Don’t get me wrong, I love the fall season, but having a few more summer days is great. To keep up the summer spirit, today I am sharing a recipe for one my favorite beverages: Mint Lemonade. But…

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Sing with Mashrou’ Leila: Lil Watan Posted by on May 10, 2016

Marhaba! You know by now that I love Mashrou’ Leila’s music. Recently, I shared one of favorite songs from their new album ‘Ibn El Leil.’ Today, I am sharing another great song titled ‘Lil Watan,’ which translates to ‘For the Motherland.’ This song is from their third album called ‘Raasük.’ I am sharing this song…

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Reading Comprehension Answers: Petra Posted by on Jul 30, 2015

   Ahlan, Arabic lovers! Here are the answers to the last reading comprehension exercise about the Red-Rose City of Petra. To view the exercise and questions again, click here. الإجــابــات Answers تــتــحــدث الــقــطــعــة عــن مــديــنــة “الــبــتــراء” الأردنــيــة.       1) The passage is talking about the Jordanian city of Petra. ســُــمــّــيــَــتْ هــذه الــمــديــنــة بــاســم “الــمــديــنــة الــورديــة”…

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Reading Comprehension Exercise: Petra Posted by on Jul 29, 2015

اِقــرأ الـقــطـــعــــة  الـتــالــيـــة ثــم أجـــب عـــن الأســئــلـــــــة Read the and following passage and then answer the questions:      “تــُــعــرَف مــديــنــة الــبــتــراء بــاســم “الــمــديــنــة الــورديــة” بــســبــب لــونِ صــخــورهــا ، و قــد صــُــنــِّــفــَــتْ فــى الــعــام 2007 كــواحــدةٍ مــن عــجــائــب الــدنــيــا الــحــديــثــة. مــديــنــة الــبــتــراء هــى مــديــنــة تــاريــخــيــة تــقــع فــى جــنــوب الأردن عــلــى بــُــعــْــد 225 كم جــنــوب الــعــاصــمــة عــَــمــَّــان…

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Listening Exercise: The Charm of Arabic Calligraphy Posted by on Jun 11, 2015

اِســتــمــع إلــى الــتــقــريــر ، ثــُــمَّ أجـِــبْ عـَــن الأســئــلــة الــتــَّــالــِــيــَـــة : Listen to the report and then answer the following questions: الأســـْـــئــِـــلــة Questions مــا هــى أســاســيــات الــخــط الــعــربــي الــتــى حــولــتــه إلــى فــنٍ مــتــعــارف عــلــيــه؟       1) What are the basics of the Arabic calligraphy that turned it into a common art? اِذكــُــر بــعــض أنــواع الــخــط الــعــربــي؟ …

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Amman International Book Fair 2014 Posted by on Sep 3, 2014

    Ahlan Arabic fans! Today, September 3rd. 2014 marks the launch of the fifteenth Amman International Book Fair مــَــعــْــرَضْ عــَــمــَّــانْ الــدَوْلــِــي لــِــلــْــكــِــتــَــابْ which is held in the Physical Education College كــُــلــِّــيــَّــة الــتــَّــرْبــِــيــَــة الــرِّيــَــاضــِــيــَّــة building near Al-Hussein Youth City مــَــديــنــَـــة الــحــُــســَــيــْــن لــِــلــشــَّــبــَــابْ  in Amman عــَــمــَّــانْ , Jordan الأرْدُن . The Book Fair events will continue till the 13th…

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