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If you’re traveling overseas visiting any of Arabic speaking countries for any long period of time, eventually you might have to get a تحلق / tiHla2 (haircut). However, if you’re like some and suffer from tonsurephobia (the fear of getting a haircut), the idea of a tiHla2 might only be less than that of getting a قناة الجذر qanat aljudhur (root canal). (Incidentally, barbers used to be...

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Every country has the right to present what is most beautiful about where they live, and what better national symbols to show off than flowers?  So, without further ado, here are the national Arabic flowers of the 22 countries of the Arab league. CountryNational FlowerInteresting InformationAlgeriaRoof Iris (Iris Tectorum)It’s called the Roof Iris because it was once cultivated on the roofs of houses in Japan and China.BahrainSunflower...

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We’ve already talked before about how turning on your Arab TV box and watching Arabic TV shows can help you learn Arabic language skills and Arabic dialects faster. Well, move over Arab TV because there’s a new kid in town that goes by the name of Netflix, and watch Netflix series and shows in Arabic can also help language learners learn to speak Arabic better...

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Throughout most of the Middle Ages, Islamic luxury glassware was the most sophisticated glass exported to both Europe and China after Islam overtook most of the traditional glass-producing territories of both the Sasanian and Roman Empires. In Pre-Islamic times, figurative decoration played a small part in the making of Arabic glass, so the change from Persian and Roman glassmaking was not abrupt, and as a...

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Childhood is a particularly important time for learning and there are many benefits to teaching your child another language. Studies conducted by Harvard determined that children who are bilingual are more creative, more flexible, more engaged in problem solving, and score better on tests. With that in mind, if you’re trying to figure out which language to add to your child’s repertoire, why not try...

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Through our modern globalization process, more companies than ever before are expanding their businesses and products to even the most remotest places on Earth.  As a result, employers are now seeing how important the role of the bilingual employees actually is in that expansion development and how they can reap the benefits of bilingual employees. Research has, in fact, shown that many more bilingual jobs...

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From the cedar forests of Mount Lebanon to the fertile Bekaa Valley and the snow-capped peaks of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains, Lebanon offers an unexpectedly diverse landscape for its relatively small size. Looking closer into one of its regions known as the Nahr El-Kalb Valley, in fact, you’ll find among its lush greenery one of the most marvelous natural wonders in the Middle-East - the Jeita Grotto, Lebanon’s top tourist destination. ABOUT...

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Welcome on board everyone! Today our destination is Arab Airport. This is a new airport to you, but has so much to offer. Please stow all luggage in the overhead bins and fasten your seatbelts. We would like to remind you that smoking is completely prohibited on board. The plane is ready for take-off. Let’s try this airport announcement in Arabic: . نرجو منكم وضع جميع الأمتعة في...

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Arabic Bookstore Vocabulary

Let’s open this Arabic conversation book for Arabic bookstore vocabulary session 101. Here, we are in the middle of an Arabic story book for beginners: Bookstore conversations! It is meant to be a quiet place, but we still have things to say because we just can’t keep quiet. In the bookstore, you will find fiction and non-fiction sections, as well as a million others. In the Arabic...

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