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The Arabic We Speak,
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Levantine Arabic –

Tune in to our podcast every Tuesday and download a complete lesson for free. Improve your Levantine Arabic dialect listening and reading skills from the heart of Amman, Jordan.

Latest Episodes

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The Arabic We Speak Episode: Daily Routines, Lesson 2
Tue Mar 02 2021, 4 min

Daily Routines, Lesson 2

We interviewed friends in Amman and asked them about their daily lives for lessons 1-4. Their stories helped us shape the content for the lesson series Daily Routines. With this lesson series, and aimed at Advanced, Intermediate and Elementary-level learn...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Daily Routines, Lesson 1
Tue Feb 23 2021, 4 min

Daily Routines, Lesson 1

We interviewed friends in Amman and asked them about their daily lives for lessons 1-4. Their stories helped us shape the content for the lesson series Daily Routines. With this lesson series, and aimed at Advanced, Intermediate and Elementary-level learn...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: My Life, Lesson 10
Tue Feb 16 2021, 4 min

My Life, Lesson 10

In this episode you hear Dalal and Amani revisit some of the themes in lessons 1-9. It is a short chat session in which we ask each other about our lives and what we like to do in our free time. There is not a worksheet to go with this episode. Learn eve...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Food, Lesson 10
Tue Feb 09 2021, 7 min

Food, Lesson 10

In this episode you hear Dalal and Amani revisit some of the themes in lessons 1-9. It is a short chat session to revise the themes and to expand on what is culturally acceptable and what is not around the topic of inviting people over for dinner. Please...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 10
Tue Feb 02 2021, 7 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 10

In this episode you hear us revisit some of the themes in lessons 1 to 9. This recording is a short chat session to reflect on concept and ideas and also to wrap up this lesson series. It does not include a lesson worksheet. We really hope that you enjoye...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 9
Tue Jan 26 2021, 3 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 9

In this episode you hear Amani talk about the growing awareness of mindful living. Is there a growing awareness of the benefits of mindful living in your community? We have been talking about it a lot with our families and friends. Has the subject come up...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: My Life, Lesson 9
Tue Jan 19 2021, 2 min

My Life, Lesson 9

In this episode you hear Amani and Lilian do a role-play ordering a coffee and something to eat. By the end of this lesson you will learn short conversational phrases to use when you order coffee and cake in a coffee house. If you ever come to Amman we re...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 8
Mon Jan 11 2021, 4 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 8

In this episode you hear Amani talk about work during a world pandemic. Has your job also been affected by the pandemic? The shift to an online teaching and interpreting job came with its challenging and we are getting the hang of it now. Nevertheless, si...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 7
Tue Jan 05 2021, 3 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 7

In this episode you hear Amani talk about mood swings. We all go through times when we see the world through cloudy-colored glasses. Are you also suffering from mixed-feelings about what the future might bring? At times, we feel very hopeful but then come...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 6
Tue Dec 29 2020, 3 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 6

In this episode you hear Amani talk about friendship and wellbeing. It is probably in times like these we appreciate our friends and need them more than ever to lend us an ear and uplift us. In this podcast Amani asks you to think about what friendship me...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Mindfulness, Lesson 5
Tue Dec 22 2020, 3 min

Mindfulness, Lesson 5

In this episode you hear Amani talk about taking it slow. It is probably in times like these we are very aware of the importance of looking after ourselves. In this podcast Amani asks you to think about the activities you do deliberately in order to take...

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The Arabic We Speak

We are Dalal and Amani from Amman, Jordan. We share with you content in Levantine Arabic inspired by our lives, language and culture. We have written and recorded texts and exercises in the form of worksheets for you to improve your Arabic language skills and speak the Arabic we speak!

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