Tag Archives: Jordan

Top 10 Free Levantine Arabic Resources (and a few more besides…)

In no particular order, here are my 10 favourite online resources for learning the spoken Arabic of the Levant (Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Israel and Syria). Below are a bonus few recommendations of resources you can buy, too. 1. Jordanian Arabic … Continue reading

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Places you should visit in Jordan

This is from the brilliant Aamiya Arabiya series on YouTube – short videos which provide a nice intro to Jordanian and Lebanese colloquial Arabic What is the plural of the word مكان (place)? What is  البحر الميت? Fill in the gap with one … Continue reading

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Jordanian clip from Aamiya Arabiya

Thank you Summer over at Foreign Language Arabic blog for highlighting this wonderful series of colloquial Jordanian clips on YouTube. It’s called Aamiya Arabiya and it features young Jordanians talking about everyday subjects such as going to the cinema, using social media, their … Continue reading

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Thanks to all our followers

A huge thank you to everyone who’s followed the blog and contacted me about it over the past year… And a huge apology for letting it languish all this time! It’s been a busy time as I’ve been off on … Continue reading

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BBC Talk Arabic (book review)

This course is excellent for speaking and listening, and, as the whole book is in transliteration (ie. in Roman alphabet, not in Arabic script), it’s handy for a traveller to the Arabic world who hasn’t got time to learn the … Continue reading

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Safar: A Journey Through Popular Arab Cinema

Preview of this film festival in Arabic: رحلة سفر في السينما العربية الشعبية تستضيفها لندن (Source: http://aawsat.com) September’s an exciting time to be in London if you love Arabic films, old or new. The Arab British Centre, in partnership with … Continue reading

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Talking about holidays and travel

Beginners and GCSE level * Holidays vocab wordsearch (on Transparent Arabic blog) * PPT presentations on transport, directions, weather – Arabalicious * PPT presentations and exercises on travel, leisure activities, accommodation, tourist information, transport, asking directions and weather – Arabicscope … Continue reading

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