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Wadi Rum وادي رم Posted by on Mar 16, 2022 in Arabic Language, Jordan, Vocabulary

هل سمعت بوادي رم؟✨

Have you heard of Wadi Rum وادي رم?

Image provided by Yasmine K.

It’s definitely one of those places you should add to your list especially if you’re visiting Jordan. In this post, we’ll learn about وادي رم and watch a clip about a Bedouin whose family has lived there for hundreds of years. We’ll then answer the questions that follow. Let’s first read the following paragraph about this magical dessert.


جنوب: south

سطح: surface

قمر: moon

صخور: rocks

رمال: sand

مخرج: director 

تصوير الأفلام: filming movies

الخيال العلمي: science fiction 

يقع وادي الرم في جنوب الأردن وهي واحدة من أكثر الصحارى جمالًا في العالم. ويسمى أيضا ب”وادي القمر” لأنه يبدو مثل سطح القمر بسبب أشكال الصخور ولون الرمال. مخرجين الأفلام يحبون هذا الوادي كموقع لتصوير الأفلام السينمائية خاصة أفلام الخيال العلمي. أمثلة على أفلام صورت في وادي رم

The Martian, Dune, Aladdin, Star wars

🎇عائلة تعيش في وادي رم🎇


١. لماذا العيش في صحراء وادي رم صعب؟

٢. لماذا يعيشون في صحراء وادي رم القاسي؟ 

٣. لماذا سميت المنطقة التي يعيش فيها “وادي القمر”؟ 

٤. كم قرن عاشت عائلة مطلق في وادي الرم؟

٥. من ماذا يصنعون الخيمة؟ 

٦. اذكر ثلاث أنواع من الحيوانات التي تعيش معهم في وادي رم

٧. كيف يساعد الجمل عائلة مطلق على العيش؟ 

٨. ما هي الخاصية التي يمكن الإنسان أن يتعلمها من الجمل؟ 

٩. ماذا رأيت مطلق يصنع في بيته؟

١٠. كيف يوصف مطلق مكان عيشه في وادي رم؟ 

١١. ما رأيك في حياة مطلق؟ هل يبقى في وادي رم أم ينتقل إلى المدينة؟ 

١٢. هل تريد أن تزور وادي رم، اذا نعم، لماذا؟ 

Why is living in the Wadi Rum desert difficult?

Why do they live in the harsh desert of Wadi Rum?

Why was the area in which he lives called “وادي القمر“?

How many centuries did Mutlaq’s family live in Wadi Rum?

What do they make the tent out of?

Name three types of animals that live with them in Wadi Rum.

How does the camel help Mutlaq’s family  live?

What  characteristic can a person learn from a camel?

What did you see Mutlaq making in his home?

How does Mutlaq describe his place of living in Wadi Rum?

What do you think of Mutlaq’s life? Should he stay in Wadi Rum or move to the city?

Do you want to visit Wadi Rum, if yes, why?

I hope you found this clip on وادي رم interesting and that you one day plan on visiting. Till next week, happy Arabic learning! 😊

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About the Author: yasmine

MarHaba! I am half Jordanian of Circassian descent and half American. I have a Master's in Second Language Teaching and I teach Arabic as a foreign language here in the US, both MSA and Levantine Arabic. I hope to help you become more familiar and interested in the Arabic language and culture.


  1. John:

    Thank you for this really useful clip and info on Wadi Rum. I have visited and it is just amazing ! Would you be able to do articles on other locations (and food of course) around Jordan ?

  2. mezan:

    This is quite interesting blog which gives some basic phrases in arabic. I am beginner in learning basic Arabic and this will help me to find out more in arabic language . Thank you so much and keep going.