Tag Archives: Listening comprehension

The Old Damascene House البيت الدمشقي القديم Part Two Posted by on Oct 6, 2021

In this part two post, we’ll continue listening to a clip about the old Damascus style houses and answer some questions. I have provided the Arabic transcription to help you follow along as you listen to the speakers and an English translation below. Again, you’ll hear the reporter speaking in Modern Standard Arabic when describing…

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The Old Damascene House البيت الدمشقي القديم Posted by on Sep 29, 2021

In this post, I thought we’d look into the old Damascene house البيت الدمشقي القديم which is famous for its unique architecture الهندسة المعمارية المميزة and style. Today, many have been converted into hotels and restaurants due to their beautiful surrounding atmosphere overlooking mountains الجبال and farms المزارع, but there are still old Damascus houses…

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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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صَح أم خَطأ True or False Advanced Listening Part One Posted by on Jun 16, 2021

In this post, we’ll be listening to the first segment of a clip about a bird observatory in Aqaba, Jordan. I have provided the transcription to help you follow along as you listen. We’ll then answer the صَح أم خَطأ questions that follow.  Note: In this clip about مرصد طيور العقبة the Aqaba Bird Observatory…

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Minorities in the Arab world Posted by on Jan 28, 2018

This post presents a listening comprehension exercise in Arabic. Listen to the report on Minorities in the Arab world and answer the questions that follow. You can use the vocabulary list at the end to assist your comprehension.  Answer the following questions in English: How have Arab societies considered talking about minorities and why? Are minorities…

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Listening comprehension, economy1 Posted by on Jun 25, 2017

In this post, I present the answers of the listening comprehension exercises presented earlier.   English Questions and Answers: How does the report describe Qatar’s economy? The report describes Qatar’s economy as strong and competitive.   What is the rank of Qatar on the list of countries by GDP per capita? Qatar takes the first…

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