Author: Mohamed

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Learn Arabic as it is really spoken. Listen to and read Egyptian Colloquial Arabic. Mohamed tells us about the contest he entered at work. Do you think he’ll win?  انا بشتغل فى اتصالات و دى شركه من اكبر شركات الاتصالات فى العالم. اتصالات دايما بيفكروا فى افكار جديده يجذبوا بيها العملا بتوعهم، و كمان بيفكروا دايما فى الموظفين بتوعهم ازاى يحفزوهم و يخلوهم عندهم حب للعمل و افكار جديده تجيب عملا جدد و دخل للشركه. اتصالات كانت الراعى الرسمى للنادى الاهلى، و ده للى ميعرفوش اكبر نادى فى مصر و عنده اكبر جمهور. و الشراكه دى استمرت من اول...

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A Musical Evening

Learn Arabic as it is really spoken. Listen to and read Egyptian Colloquial Arabic. Mohamed tells us about a night of playing music with his friends. What kind of music do they play?  انا راجل عاشق للموسيقى. من اكتر الحاجات اللى بديها حيز من اهتماماتى هى الموسيقى بجميع انواعها. و بقضى وقت كبير بختار الاغانى و الموسيقى و الفرق اللى بسمعهم، و عشان انا كده فا ليا صحاب كتير ليهم نفس الاهتمامات. و كمان بيعزفوا على آلات موسيقيه. امبارح كلمت صديقى العزيز حسام، عازف العود، و قالى انه هو و اصدقائه فى البيت عنده و عاملين يعزفوا. اول ما...

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Winter in Alexandria

Learn Arabic as it is really spoken. Listen to and read Egyptian Colloquial Arabic. Mohamed tells us what he likes about winter, and how it is special in Alexandria.  فصل الشتا خلاص على الابواب. كل واحد ابتدى ينزل الهدوم الشتوى و يشوف ايه اللى ناقصه عشان يشتريه و يرتب هيتعامل فى روتين حياته اليومى ازاى. انا عن نفسى بحب الشتا لاسباب معينه، منها ان لبس الشتا احلى و اشيك و فيه نوع من الاناقه. الشتا يعنى راس السنه قربت باحتفالاتها و اجازه الكريسماس، و لو الواحد معاه فلوس ممكن يقضى الكريسماس بره. كمان الشتا هو الوقت اللى اتجوزت فيه...

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A Car Accident

Learn Arabic as it is really spoken. Listen to and read Egyptian Colloquial Arabic. Find out why Mohamed considers himself lucky to be alive. What advice does he have for you?  اللى انتو شايفينها قدامكو دى فى الصوره عربيتى القديمه، بعد ما طلعت من حادثه رهيبه انا و صحابى. الحادثه دى حصلت و كان راكب معايا كل صحابى و رايحين نشترى شوية حاجات نقصانه قبل ما نطلع رحله كنا مخططينها. الظريف فى الموضوع ان انا ده كان تالت مره ليا اسوق فيها! اللى حصل ببساطه شديده ان انا كنت ماشى بسرعه كبيره و كنت نازل من نزلايه من غير...

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