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Arabic Prepositions; Answers Posted by on Apr 17, 2015

   Ahlan, Arabic fans! Did you read the posts about the Arabic prepositions? How was your answer to the prepositions exercise? Ok, now you can check your answers.  Here are the answers to the last Arabic prepositions exercise. To view the exercise and questions again, kindly click here. تــكــمــلــة الـقــطـــعــــة  بــحــروف الــجـــر الــصــحــيــحـــة :   …

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Arabic Prepositions Exercise Posted by on Apr 16, 2015

   Ahlan, Arabic fans! In two previous posts, we discussed all the Arabic prepositions. What we will be doing today is to practice these prepositions. You may need to go over the posts. Read the Arabic Prepositions (Part 1) Read the Arabic Prepositions (Part 2)    Now, that you have read the posts that explain…

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My First Embarrassing Encounter with Arabic Native Speakers at the Airport Posted by on Jul 18, 2013

Marhaba! You cannot imagine how many times I practiced speaking Arabic with my parents in the United States before my first trip to Beirut to meet family and close relatives. Even when I was just a child I made it a point to always speak Arabic with my parents. What kind of Arabic was I…

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The Semi-sisters of Kana; Kada and its Sisters (Part 1) Posted by on Mar 29, 2012

      We have already been introduced to the special verb Kana and its sisters كان و أخواتها and we have known that these verbs start the nominative sentence الجملة الاسمية and cause the mubtada المبتدأ (subject) to be their noun (Ism اسم) and the khabar الخبر (predicate) to be their khabar. Only the khabar changes…

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Why learn Arabic? Posted by on Mar 14, 2010

Learning a foreign language is often a hard and taxing activity, but at the same time rewarding. People learn languages for all sorts of reasons. Most people quote practical reasons for learning a foreign language, such as wanting to find a good job, to live in a different country; others give intrinsic or personal reasons…

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