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Children’s Song in Lebanese Arabic Posted by on Nov 15, 2021

Today’s post is dedicated to an old children’s song that I used to listen to and enjoy as a kid! The song titled: جدّي عندو جنينة My grandpa has a small farm and it’s in Lebanese Arabic. The song used to be streamed as part of the Lebanese children’s programme برنامج الأطفال اللبناني called: “How…

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Listening Practice: Lebanese Arabic, 2 Posted by on Apr 27, 2020

Welcome to the second part of this blog post. A week ago, we started studying a short video clip in Lebanese Arabic. The video is a funny dialogue between a mother and her daughter about the Corona pandemic. After looking at the script in both Arabic and English, today I’m providing you with the Modern…

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Listening Practice: Lebanese Arabic, 1 Posted by on Apr 17, 2020

Today, I have a fun video clip for you that you can listen to if you would like to improve your listening in Lebanese Arabic. The video is based on a short dialogue between a mother and her 4-year-old daughter that’s taking place during home quarantine period فترة الحجر المنزلي. In the first part of…

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Fayrouz, How Are You? Posted by on Feb 26, 2016

In this post, I present one of my favourtie songs ever by Fayrouz, How are you?” (كيفك انت) This song tells a story of  a woman who sees her lover year after they were separated and asks him “How are you?” (كيفك انت). The song was released in 1991 in an album that has the same…

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Kada and Sisters (Part 2): The Predicate Posted by on Apr 14, 2012

     Kada and its Sisters are special verbs in the Arabic language. We have been introduced to them and their meanings in an earlier post; (Kada and Sisters: Part 1). Today, we will know more about these verbs and about their predicate. Like the verb Kana and its Sisters, the verb Kada and its Sisters…

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Arab Artists: Fairouz – فيروز Posted by on Apr 28, 2010

A brief biography of Fairouz, Lebanese and Arab singer and artist.

Fayrouz Posted by on Jan 18, 2010

Fayrouz (فيروز) is one of the most famous Arab singers. She was born on 21st November 1935 in Lebanon. In her childhood, she used to sing at school concerts and to neighbors and friends in her family’s simple house in Beirut. At one of the school concerts, Mohammed Fleyfel became impressed by her voice and…

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