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Elementary Episodes

Listening to our podcasts is an excellent way to learn spoken Arabic. You can listen to them anytime and anywhere—at your desk or while you’re on the move.

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Daily Routines, Lesson 10
Tue Apr 27 2021, 2 min

Daily Routines, Lesson 10

In this lesson you hear Zaid and Amani role-play a interview about simple daily routines. Daily Routines lessons are a complete sequence of high-interest, thematically connected interviews that reciprocally integrate listening and writing an informal inte...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: Daily Routines, Lesson 9
Tue Apr 20 2021, 2 min

Daily Routines, Lesson 9

In this lesson you hear Lilian and Amani role-play a interview about simple daily routines. Daily Routines lessons are a complete sequence of high-interest, thematically connected interviews that reciprocally integrate listening and writing an informal in...

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: 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: My Life, Lesson 8
Tue Dec 15 2020, 3 min

My Life, Lesson 8

In this episode you hear Amani do a costumer/shopkeeper role-play with Lilian. By the end of this lesson you will learn short conversational phrases to use when you go to a shop and talk to the shopkeeper or a shop assistant. Don't forget the worksheet:...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: My Life, Lesson 7
Tue Dec 08 2020, 3 min

My Life, Lesson 7

In this episode you hear Amani talk about planning a get-together with Lilian. By the end of this lesson you will learn short conversational phrases to use when you plan a get-together with a friend. Don't forget the worksheet: Learn everyday Levantine...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: My Life, Lesson 6
Tue Dec 01 2020, 3 min

My Life, Lesson 6

In this episode you hear Amani tell you about one of her experiences abroad. She uses the past tense and sequencers to talk about a past event in her life. Look out for how she uses the verbs in the past tense and how she organizes and links the texts usi...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: My Life, Lesson 5
Mon Nov 23 2020, 3 min

My Life, Lesson 5

In this episode you hear Amani talk about her kitchen and office nook. By the end of this lesson you will learn vocabulary and useful phrases to describe your kitchen and office space in Levantine Arabic. Don't forget the worksheet: Learn everyday Levant...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: My Life, Lesson 4
Tue Oct 27 2020, 2 min

My Life, Lesson 4

In this episode you hear Amani talk about our travel plans to Aqaba. Before you listen, can you guess if we like to arrange everything together or do we split the tasks of booking a hotel and choosing restaurants amongst ourselves? Also, would you think t...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: My Life, Lesson 3
Tue Oct 13 2020, 3 min

My Life, Lesson 3

In this episode you hear Amani talk about our favorite TV shows. By the end of this lesson you will learn short phrases in Levantine Arabic to express your opinion about your favorite TV show/film. What do you imagine we enjoy watching on Netflix? Don'...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: My Life, Lesson 2
Tue Oct 06 2020, 3 min

My Life, Lesson 2

In this episode you hear Amani tell you about our day jobs. She is going to give you hints so that you guess what our jobs are. In this episode you are going to hear how we describe and talk about our jobs in spoken Levantine Arabic. We hope that you can...

The Arabic We Speak Episode: My Life, Lesson 1
Tue Sep 29 2020, 2 min

My Life, Lesson 1

In this episode you hear Amani tell you about her family. By the end of this lesson you will be able to use family-related vocabulary and phrases to talk about your family in spoken Levantine Arabic. We have always found it confusing how in English there...

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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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