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Syria is a moderately large country that includes many different religious and ethnic groups including the Arabs, Assyrians, Kurds, Armenians, Circassians, and Turkmen who differ in cultural traditions. As a result, writing about the subject of traditional Syrian clothing can prove to be challenging because there is no one Syrian way to dress. It ranges from city to city and from region to region and different tribes and villages have their...

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ypes of Questions in Arabic

Questions are part of your daily routines, and if you are learning a new language, you’ll be asking a lot of them. Asking questions in Arabic is not as difficult as some may assume. I have a question in Arabic for you now that you will most definitely be able to answer once we are done: “هل تعلم كيف تسأل باللغة العربية؟” If you know all the Arabic question words...

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What’s good, tasty and always on your mind? FOOD. That’s right everyone, today we’re all about food food. Eating out is great and all, but we’re the DIY kind of people. It is very important to know your kit before you use it, and that is why today we are going to spill the tea on the list of kitchen utensils in Arabic, kitchen appliances...

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If you ever have a chance to visit the Kingdom of Jordan, more than likely someone will invite you… wait. Let me rephrase that. If you don’t do anything else in this life, go to Jordan and eat mansaf. Put it on your bucket list, on your wish list, on your calendar – whatever you have to do! Just go to Jordan and eat mansaf! Look, you don’t have to eat...

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Have you been invited to an Arab wedding, but you’re not too sure about Arab wedding traditions? In any case, you want to arrive there early because you don’t want to miss the zaffa meaning, in Arab culture, the Arab wedding entrance - a musical pageant of bendir drums, bagpipes, horns, flaming swords and belly dancers.  (Wait! Belling dancers AND flaming swords? Where’s my invite?)...

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Arabic Audiobook

A lot of Arabic articles focus on how to learn to read Arabic better or learn to speak Arabic better, but its few and far between that you’ll find articles to help you with your listening comprehension skills. This is mostly because, until recently, there haven’t been a whole lot of resources to practice your Arabic listening skills outside of Arabic audios on YouTube or...

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