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Even in Arabic a little politeness can take you a long way, so please join us today as we look at the many ways you can make polite requests in Arabic.

Forrest Gump’s momma may be famous for always having said that “Life is like a box of chocolates …” However, my momma was famous for always having said “‘Please’ and ‘Thank You’ go a long way.” This is true whether it’s saying “Thank you” in Chinese or “Please” in Arabic. In other words, no matter the language, being polite will usually get you what you...

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A Thousand and One Nights for a thousand of Arabic tales. Read all about the Arabic Nights and why this should be your next folklore tale.

It is not common that certain stories make it to historical books. The kind of world literature that lecturer’s and teachers teach students in schools. The Arabian Nights is a work of art that is one of the best influences by the Arabic and Islamic world. This contribution sheds light on so many life lessons through a number of different stories in one set. The Arabian...

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Find out about the two different species of deer that you can find in the Middle East in Kaleela’s look at the Middle East’s answer to Bambi and Rudolph.

Many people visit the Arab world to check out its striking landscapes and rich history. Still others visit the Middle East because they enjoy the wide array of flora and fauna they find only in this region. Today, Kaleela takes you on a journey to learn about some of that wildlife. In particular, we look at the two most widely common species of deer –...

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Many of you have asked us about teaching you the Arabic alphabet. However, we’re sorry to tell you that it’s just not possible for us to do that and the reason is pretty simple, actually.  You see, the Arabic language doesn’t have an alphabet. Rather it uses something called an abjad system. So, what’s the difference?  Well, we’ll explain that and other things you need to know...

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