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Food, Lesson 4

Tue Nov 03 2020, 5 min

Episode Summary

In this episode you hear Amani talk about two of our favorite restaurants. She tells you about Sufra in Rainbow street and Jafra in downtown Amman. You hear Amani describe the atmosphere, the historical buildings and how we feel when we go and dine there....

Intermediate Episode: Food, Lesson 4

Food, Lesson 4

In this episode you hear Amani talk about two of our favorite restaurants. She tells you about Sufra in Rainbow street and Jafra in downtown Amman. You hear Amani describe the atmosphere, the historical buildings and how we feel when we go and dine there. Look out for adjectives as this lesson is focused on descriptive language. We encourage you to highlight useful adjective phrases and notice the structure of noun adjective collocations in Levantine Arabic. In the accompanied worksheet you find useful phrases to write a restaurant review in Arabic. Surprise your favorite Arabic restaurant with a review on their website with spoken Levantine Arabic and practice review writing. 

Learn everyday Levantine Arabic by listening to our podcasts that are organized in lesson series form. Every lesson series includes ten episodes on a specific topic and they come with worksheets to improve listening comprehension and broaden your lexicon of spoken Arabic. All the episodes in the lesson series Food for intermediate level learners are divided into different subtopics ranging from food staples to food specialties during festive occasions.

Not only will you improve your listening comprehension and develop your vocabulary but also learn about our culture here in Amman, Jordan. Each recording comes with an audio script and interactive exercises to help you understand and use the target language highlighted in the accompanied worksheet.   

Kindly note that all the learning materials are free and available for you to download and copy for educational use only. You may not redistribute, sell or place these materials on any other web site without written permission.

Thank you so much for listening.

Salaam,    

Dalal & Amani

Background music: H├╝zzam Kanun Taksim by Ehl-i Keyif

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