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Reading Comprehension Answers Posted by on Nov 23, 2012

Money and Happiness        Here are the answers to the Reading Comprehension Exercise about Money and Happiness. To view the questions again, click the following link: تتحدث القطعة عن علاقة المال بالسعادة   1) The passage is about the relationship between money and happiness.   تتحسن الصحة النفسية لأى شخص بمجرد أن يربح القليل…

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Reading Comprehension Exercise Posted by on Nov 23, 2012

Money and Happiness اِقــرأ الـقـطــعــة الـتــالــيـــة ثــم أجـــب عـــن الأســئــلـــــــة Read the and following passage then answer the questions   أثــبــتَ الــبـــاحــثـــون خــطـــأ الــقـــولَ :  بــأن الــســعـــادةَ لا تـــُــشــتــرى بــالــمـــال ؛ فــقـــد وجــــدوا عــلاقـــة قـــويـــة بــيـــن الــربــــح الــمـــادى وبــيـــن شـــُــعـــُـــور الــمــَـرءِ بــالــســـعـــادة والــصـــحـــة الــنــفـــســـيـــة وتــمــكــنـــوا مــن مــُــلاحـــظـــة تــحــســُّــن الــصــحـــة الــنــفـــســيــة لأى شــخــــص بــمــجـــرد أن يــربـــحَ الــقـــلــيــــلَ…

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The Verbal Sentence (Part 3) – Subject-Verb Agreement: Number Posted by on Oct 16, 2012

     Today we are going to continue our study of the Verbal Sentence الـجـمـلــة الـفـعـلـيـــة . We have already discussed the Verb in more detail and the Subject or doer of the verb. In this post we will discuss the subject-verb agreement; how the verb looks like with different subjects. To be more specific, what…

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Fisal’s Dictionary: “to pull” Posted by on Aug 29, 2012

      Today, we are going to go on a journey to the depths of the Arabic Dictionary in order to discover some of its secrets. We will look up the root verb شــَـــدَّ  and explore some of its derivatives. * شـَــدَّ    [V. I.T.]: 1- (something) = to become strong and firm.                              Ex. –…

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Eid Al-Fitr Reading Comprehension Quiz Posted by on Aug 21, 2012

اقـــرأ الــقــطـــعــــة الــتـــالــيـــة ثــم أجــــب عــن الأســئـــلــة Read the following passage, then answer the questions: بـَــدأ عـــيــدُ الـفــِــطـــر يــَــوم الأحــَـــدِ الــمـَـــاضـِــى . اِســتــيــقــظـــتُ فـِــى الــســَّـــاعــَـــة الــثـــالــِــثـــة صــَــبــَــاحــَـــاً ثــُـــمَّ ذهــَــبــْـــتُ مـَــعَ أصــْــدِقـــَـــائــِــى إلـى الــمــَـــســْـــجــِـــد . أدَّيـــْـــنــَـــا صــَــلاة الــفــَــجــْــــرِ فــى جــَــمــَـــاعــَـــــةٍ , ثـــُــمَّ جــَــلــَــســـْـــنـــَــــا نـــُـــكــَـــبـــِّـــرُ و نــُــهــَــلــِّــلُ حـَــتــَّــى مــَــوعــِــد صــَــلاةِ الــعــِــيــدِ . صــَـــلـــَّـــيــْــنـــَـــا صــَـــلاةَ الــعــِـــيـــد , و…

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Nizar Qabbani: Bigger than all Words Posted by on Aug 16, 2012

    It has been a while since we last read any Arabic poetry! Today we are going to read a poem by the great Arab poet Nizar Qabbani نزار قبانى . The poem is entitled, “Bigger than all Wordsأكــبــرُ مـِــن كــُــلِّ  الـكــَــلـِـــمــَــــات  ”. In the poem, Nizar boasts of being a great eloquent poet. He…

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Arabic Sentences: The Verbal Sentence Posted by on Aug 12, 2012

We have already studied the Nominal Sentence الـجــُــمــلــة الاســمــيـــة . Today, we are going to study the second type of the Arabic Sentences which is the Verbal Sentence الــجــمــلــة الــفــعــلــيـــة . Simply speaking, the verbal sentence in the Arabic language is the sentence that starts with a verb فـِــعـــْـــل . It consists of a verb…

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