Author: Eman

Veto Power

Learn Arabic as it is really spoken. Listen to and read Levantine Colloquial Arabic. Eman and her friend Leyla have an agreement in place: Veto Power. Eman tells us how it works and why it works for their friendship.  اليوم حابة قولكُن عن حادثة صارت معي أنا و رفيقتي ليلى. السبت الماضي رحنا لنشوف فلم Ghost Busters  بالسنما. أنا كنت كتير حابة شوف هالفلم لإنو بحب الممثلة اللي بتعلب دور الشخصية الرئسية. فقلتلها لليلي أنو إزا ما رحنا شفنا هالفلم اليوم أنو رح إحرد بالبيت لإسبوع كامل. طبعا هي ما فرقة معا إزا حردة ولا لا بس المشكلة كانت إنو...

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A Life Lesson

Learn Arabic as it is really spoken. Listen to and read Levantine Colloquial Arabic. Eman shares with us some of her feelings on growing up and dealing with life as an adult. Can you relate?  اليوم زرت الحديقة اللي  جنب بيتنا و لقتهن مركبين لعبه جديدة. أنا عم إتطلع عليها، تزكرت طفولتي و الأيام اللي عشتها بحارتي و تزكرت القصص اللي عشيتها بشوارعا، إستغربت كيف الوقت عم يمشي بسرعة و كيف كل يوم بروح و  ما برجع و كيف الرفقة اللي كنت فكرون رح يتمو معي العمر كلو كانو أول ناس إختفو لما كبرنا. لما كنت صغيرة كانو يقول عني...

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Falling on Ice

Learn Arabic as it is really spoken. Listen to and read Levantine Colloquial Arabic. Eman and her sister Noora go ice skating. Do they enjoy themselves? Will Eman go ice skating again?  إمبارح أختي نورا العبقرية أجاها إلهام إنو هي إبتعرف تتزلج على التلج. و أصرت إلا ما نروح منشان تعيش الدور شوي و تورى الناس موهبتها الفظيعة. و لإنو انا مافي متلى قلتلها خلينا انروح منا بنتسلاو منا بنغير جو. رحنا على المول و سجلنا  و لبسنا و صرنا جاهزين للتزلج. الساحه مليانه عالم فاللي بدو يدخل بدو يكون حريف. و مع أني كنت متوتره لأنو أنا ما بعرف...

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