Levantine Arabic Tag

Choosing dialect to learn can be a bit tricky to figure out. However, Kaleela tries to make it easier to choose in this article on Arabic dialects.

We’ve already told you about the perks of learning Arabic. It can boost your career, help you meet new people, and add new places to your travel bucket list. Indeed, Arabic is an ancient language that’s been around for thousands of years. On the other hand, millions of folks from all around the world speak the language today. Moreover, you’ll find that the people from...

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“When you’re in a slump, you’re not in for much fun Un-slumping yourself is not easily done.” - Dr. Seuss Everybody hits a slump once in awhile. Maybe it’s a baseball player who hasn’t gotten a decent hit mid-way through the season. Maybe it’s you learning Arabic and reaching a plateau before your big trip to the Middle East. It can be a frustrating experience. Moreover, you may...

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Did you know that Palestine is a nation of undisturbed natural beauty? Whether you’re a nature lover or a history buff, Palestine's undeniable splendor won’t leave you disappointed. Today we’ll explore some of the major historical areas you’ll find in Holy Land, some just as beautiful as they are ancient. So, without further ado. Here they are: Hisham’s Palace Hisham’s Palace was built between 720 and 750 AD....

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Looking for a place to learn Arabic overseas? Then search no further than this article, where we show you some of the best Arab cities to immerse yourself

As summer nears an end, you should already have a plan in place on where you want to learn Arabic. One thing’s for sure, with over 290 million native speakers in more than 20 countries, we understand that it’s not that easy to choose which one of the Arabic speaking countries would be the best place to learn Arabic overseas. Maybe you might be one...

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Levantine Arabic is not hard to learn with the right resources. Read this article to find out why you should be learning the Levantine dialect

So you want to learn Arabic, but you have no idea what kind of dialect to learn? Well, if you’re traveling to the Levant, Arabic is spoken a little different here. For sure it's not the same as the Modern Standard Arabic you’d probably learn in a class or book.   “So, wait, what is this ‘Arab Levant’, or whatever, you just mentioned?” you may be...

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For some natural cave art like you’ll see no other place on Earth, read this article on visiting Jeita Grotto in Lebanon.

From the fertile Bekaa Valley to its snow-capped peaks of its mountains, Lebanon offers an all at once diverse landscape for its somewhat small size. However, take a look closer into one of its regions known as the Nahr El-Kalb Valley. It is here that you’ll find one of the most splendid wonders of nature in the Middle-East. Of course, we’re talking about the Jeita...

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Read how incredible the views are from this real castle in the sky and why you should make Ajloun one of you many stops when touring Jordan

About an hour-and-a-half’s drive north of Amman is the famous Ajloun castle. Sitting on top of Mt. Auf (1,250m), it was built sometime between 1184 and 1188 by ‘Izz ad Din Usama bin Munqidh. He was a general and nephew of Saladin, the leader of the Muslim military campaign against the Crusaders in the Levant. From the castle you get an idea of why this...

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Situated on a bluff overlooking Syria and the Sea of Galilee, Umm Qais is the perfect balance of natural beauty and history. Find out here how to visit

The ruins of the city Gadara sit in the hills above the Jordan Valley in a northwestern Jordan town now called Umm Qais. It was once one of the ten cities that made up the Decapolis. The Roman ruins are, indeed, striking. Not only because of their juxtaposition to an abandoned village from around the time the Ottomans ruled here. But also because, from up here,...

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Jerash is perhaps one of the best preserved Greco-Roman cities. Read here how you can visit this ancient city that’s reminiscent of the Roman Empire

One of the places you absolutely must visit during your stay in Jordan is Jerash. It here in this ancient city where you can see the best preserved Roman ruins in Jordan. Dare we say, outside of Rome and Greece, Jerash is perhaps one of the best preserved Greco-Roman cities in the world. You’ll find well preserved columns, arches, and temples. Their characteristic architecture is...

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