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Describing the Ideal Friend الصَّديق المِثالي Posted by on Apr 7, 2021

In this post, I thought we would learn how to describe what we think is a true friend صَديق حَقيقي or an ideal friend صَديق مِثالي in Arabic. We’ll look at vocabulary that will help us list possible friend qualities and answer questions. We’ll also watch a video showing pedestrians in Jordan being asked about…

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Arabic Proverbs الأمْثال العَرَبيّة Part Two Posted by on Mar 24, 2021

In the previous post, we looked at a number of Arabic proverbs الأمْثال العَرَبيّة and their meanings. In this post, we’ll continue reading and listening to more proverbs and also read in Arabic about how people tend to come up with sayings that express a certain تَجْرِبة experience, عاطِفة/إحساس feeling, فِكْرة thought, etc., and the…

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Arabic Proverbs الأمْثال العَربِيّة Part One Posted by on Mar 17, 2021

In this post, I thought we’d read, listen, and ponder نتأمّل a number of Arabic proverbs أمثال عربية. As I have mentioned in previous posts that include Arabic poetry الشِعْر العَرَبي, as an Arabic language learner, one can gain a deeper insight into the richness of the language and its culture when experiencing its literature…

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At the Pharmacy في الصَيْدلِيّة Posted by on Mar 10, 2021

In this post, I thought we’d learn some vocabulary that can help us get what we need from a pharmacy صَيْدلِيّة and how to speak with a pharmacist صَيْدَلي / صَيدلاني. Some of the vocabulary could be used to speak with a doctor طَبيْب as well. We’ll then read and listen to some general information…

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الأكِل الصِحّي Healthy Food Part Two Posted by on Feb 24, 2021

In this post, we’ll be watching the second part of a video (in Jordanian Levantine) that talks about الأكِل الصِحّي healthy food that keeps us full longer. I have included a transcription and English translation to help you follow along. Last week we began by first reading a definition of الأكل الصحي in الفُصحى MSA…

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الأكِل الصِحّي Healthy Food Part One Posted by on Feb 17, 2021

In this post, we’ll be watching the first part of a video (in Jordanian Levantine) that talks about الأكِل الصِحّي healthy food that keeps us full longer. I have included a transcription and English translation to help you follow along. Let’s begin with a definition of الأكل الصحي in الفُصحى MSA (Modern Standard Arabic) and…

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Let’s Talk About Sports in Arabic Posted by on Feb 3, 2021

Some of us enjoy playing sports الرِياضة and some of us love to cheer on يُشَجِّع our favorite sports team فريق رياضي. I thought in this post, we’ll look at different types of رِياضة  in Arabic and vocabulary to help us talk about الرِياضة. We’ll also talk about football culture ثَقافة كُرة القَدَم in the…

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