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Mindfulness, Lesson 3

Tue Nov 10 2020, 4 min

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In this episode you hear Amani tell you how we practice gratitude in uncertain times and how we perceive challenging experiences in our lives. Do you have a routine to practice gratitude in your life? And how do you perceive challenging experiences? Don'...

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Mindfulness, Lesson 3

In this episode you hear Amani tell you how we practice gratitude in uncertain times and how we perceive challenging experiences in our lives. Do you have a routine to practice gratitude in your life? And how do you perceive challenging experiences? 

Don't forget the worksheets to lesson 1 -4: https://bit.ly/The-Arabic-We-Speak-Advanced-Mindfulness-1-4

This lesson series is for advanced level learners and focuses on listening comprehension and vocabulary development. In this lesson series you find ten recorded texts that are visually and structurally supported to help you engage with mindfulness-related subtopics. Before you listen, read the introduction and engage with the images to activate schemata around the subtopics. This way you prepare yourself for targeted listening. Please bear in mind that concepts mean different things in different languages and cultures. By the end of this lesson course you will get a idea of what the concept of mindfulness means to us specifically (with us we mean us two, not all Jordanians or all Muslims in the world).

The English texts are not literal translations, but there to help you with cultural and conceptual understanding of the original Arabic texts. At this level, you would want to try to avoid them as much possible and only fall back on them if absolutely necessary; this way you immerse yourself with spoken Levantine Arabic and push your second language acquisition into a higher gear.

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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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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