I Was Not Created to Stay

I Was Not Created to Stay

(1 customer review)

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PDF eBook


B1, B2


45 pages



In the life of all human beings, there is a specific person or event that changes your entire life and turns it upside down. This is Joury’s story.

This book is specifically Jordanian Arabic.

The  Levantine Arabic Readers series aims to provide learners with much-needed exposure to authentic language. The fifteen books in the series are at a similar level (B1-B2) and can be read in any order. The stories are a fun and flexible tool for building vocabulary, improving language skills, and developing overall fluency. 

The main text is presented on even-numbered pages with tashkeel (diacritics) to aid in reading, while parallel English translations on odd-numbered pages are there to help you better understand new words and idioms. A second version of the text is given at the back of the book, without the distraction of tashkeel and translations, for those who are up to the challenge.

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1 review for I Was Not Created to Stay

  1. Laura

    Laura (verified owner)

    This is the second book I read from the collection and I loved it. It was a little bit more challenging than the previous one and this challenge was most welcome. I am a firm believer of the comprehensible input theory and as I understood ca 95% of the text without tashkeel and translation, I truly felt immersed in the story.

    I will continue to purchase these little stories, I am finding them truly beneficial.

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