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Another Milestone for Women in Saudi Arabia Posted by on Feb 21, 2017

Marhaba! Today I have yet another beautiful story in the Arab world and in particular the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. What makes this story even more promising is that it discusses a new milestone for women in Saudi Arabia and in one of the most male-dominated industries and fields: finance! I know that many dear…

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Women’s jobs, answers Posted by on Aug 28, 2016

This post presents the answers of the reading comprehension exercise presented earlier.  أغرب 10 مهن في حياة المصريات لم يعد عمل المرأة في مصر يقتصر على الأعمال الخفيفة أو المنزلية أو الوظائف الحكومية والقطاع الخاص فقط، لكنها امتدت لتشارك الرجل في العديد من المهن الشاقة والتي كان الرجل يحتكرها. في مصر فقط بين دول المنطقة…

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Reading, women’s jobs in Egypt Posted by on Aug 26, 2016

This post presents a reading comprehension exercise on the topic of women’s jobs in Egypt. The article is adapted from Al-Arabiya news website. Read the article and answer the questions that follow. The vocabulary list at the end will help your comprehension. أغرب 10 مهن في حياة المصريات لم يعد عمل المرأة في مصر يقتصر…

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An Exciting Event for Women in Algeria (2) Posted by on May 15, 2016

Marhaba! I am sure you all enjoyed learning about the first women’s marathon and race in Algeria. It is a remarkable story and I will keep a close watch of other groundbreaking developments over the next few years in Algeria. Today, I want to share the answers to the listening comprehension exercise in the previous…

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An Exciting Event for Women in Algeria Posted by on May 14, 2016

Marhaba! I recently learned of a very interesting event for women in Algeria. Today, I am sharing the news story via Al Arabiya. In contrast to previous posts where I discussed the major plot of the news story, today I want you to make sense of the event in Algeria with minimal hints. As you…

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Listening comprehension exercise in Arabic Posted by on Mar 10, 2013

Listen to the text, and answer the questions that follow. You can use the additional vocabulary list to assist your comprehension. Questions: 1-   What did the study find out about women who live in Mecca? 2-   What is the title of the study? 3-   How many women participated in the study? 4-   How many of…

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International Women’s Day Posted by on Mar 8, 2012

International Women’s Day          Google celebrates today the International Women’s Day يــَــوْمُ الــمــَــــــرأة الــعــَـــــالــَــمــِــــــــيّ  (IWD), so ‘Happy International Women’s Day‘ to all women all over the world. The day is marked on March 8th every year and is a national holiday عــُــطـــْـــلــــَـــة in many countries. The focus of the celebration ranges from showing respect اِحــْـــتــِـــــرام  , appreciation…

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