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The Five College Levantine Arabic course plans are also designed for students who have completed the equivalent of one year of Modern Standard Arabic at the college or university level. The course covers colloquial Arabic as spoken by Jordanians, Lebanese, Palestinians, and Syrians. Additional colloquial Arabic courses will be added in the future.
Basic phrases as spoken by Jordanian, Lebanese, Palestinian, and Syrian speakers. The format allows students to compare pronunciation and word usage among various speakers of 'Levantine' Arabic.
Getting Acquainted Phrases
Days, Months, and Time Expressions
Videos depicting everyday conversations and commentary on everyday life by speakers of Levantine Arabic.
Good Morning translation
Good Evening translation
Female Friends Greeting translation
Male and Female Friends Greeting translation video comprehension guide
Greeting and Asking About the University translation video comprehension guide
Three People Introducing Themselves translation
Asking for Directions
video comprehension guide
Where is the Post Office? translation
Where is the Restroom? translation
Where is the Mosque? translation
Where is the Library? translation
Meeting and Asking for Directions translation
A Taxi Ride
Buying Tickets translation video comprehension guide
Buying Postcards translation
Buying Fabric and Stamps translation
My Family in Palestine
The Members of My Family translation
My Sister translation
About Lunch translation
About Dinner translation
Favorite Food translation
Making Mjadrah translation
How to Make Knafi (no sound)
Tea with Friends translation
Ordering Drinks translation
Discussing the Weather translation
Discussing Embroidery translation
Making Plans for Eid translation
The City of Jerusalem translation
My Best Vacation translation
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