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Winter in Fairuz’s Love Songs (2) Posted by on Feb 21, 2020

This is the second part of my previous post where we started looking at the common theme of the connection between winter الشتاء and love الحب in Fairouz’s songs. The second song I chose is رجعت الشتوية  “Winter is back”. As in the previous song, the tone in this song is sad. The singer/girl (main…

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Winter in Fairuz’s Love Songs (1) Posted by on Feb 10, 2020

Girl alone on a rainy day

In this post, we’re going to learn about a common theme in Arabic music and that is the association between winter الشتاء and love الحب. In this post, I’m focusing on two works by the Lebanese singer – Fairuz – and look at the words/phrases used to address this theme. In the first part of…

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Run with Saudi Women in the Open Air! (2) Posted by on Sep 30, 2017

Marhaba! Last time I share with you a clip about a group of female runners in Saudi Arabia that have found benefits in running in open air in the streets of the cities. I hope you enjoy the post and learned new things about Saudi Arabia, Arab women, and the Arabic language. Today I provide…

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Run with Saudi Women in the Open Air! (1) Posted by on Sep 26, 2017

Marhaba! By now you have probably realized that I like to share with you news about Arab women and their efforts to constantly push their boundaries and achieve their goals. Today I am sharing with you a news clip about a group of Saudi women that have been practicing the sports of running in open…

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Meet An Emirati Sports Champion (2) Posted by on Jul 25, 2017

Marhaba! Listening to Maha talk about her passion for her sports has enticed me to go ahead and exercise myself! I hope you enjoyed Maha’s story as well. As more and more female athletes break barriers in the Arab world and around the world, champions like Maha are indeed an inspiration. I have provided you…

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Meet an Emirati Sports Champion! (1) Posted by on Jul 22, 2017

Marhaba! Have you ever been interested in water sports, or tried any nautical exercises? The Emirati, Maha al-Blushi, has excelled in the sports of rowing (التجديف). She has crossed various barriers, social and physical, to become one of the prominent champions of rowing in the United Arab Emirates. Today, I am sharing with you a…

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Dancing in a Hijab (2) Posted by on Jun 27, 2017

Marhaba! I hope you enjoyed listening to the ballerina’s story and were inspired by her determination to follow her dreams even when others saw her hijab as an impediment. Today, I am sharing the answers to the previous questions in the listening comprehension post. I am also sharing the news story to refresh your memory…

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