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Last update: 2013-06-19

Beginner - Don't be selfish

2013-06-19 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 12s

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Beginner - Light me a cigarette

2013-06-10 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - Warranty

2013-05-31 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - Levantine: Shaami breakfast

2013-05-27 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 11s

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Beginner - Jewellery

2013-05-08 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - Where is the key?

2013-04-19 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - Arabic tattoo

2013-04-15 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - Brush your teeth

2013-04-01 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - It's Arabic

2013-03-18 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - It bit me

2013-02-18 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - Bedtime

2013-02-08 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 11s

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Beginner - White heart

2013-02-04 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - The best site

2013-01-10 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 12s

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Beginner - Electric heater

2012-12-28 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 8s

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Beginner - End of class

2012-12-24 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - Don't stand

2012-12-14 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 7s

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Beginner - Bad with names

2012-11-27 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - Read me a story

2012-11-16 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - There's no soap

2012-11-12 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - Harassing girls

2012-11-02 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 7s

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Beginner - Being our guest

2012-10-10 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - Your turn to sing

2012-09-21 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - Levantine: Chicks song

2012-09-07 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - No phone line

2012-08-29 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 8s

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Beginner - Eid Mubarak

2012-08-19 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - Mobile ArabicPod

2012-08-06 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 11s

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Beginner - Olympic ticket

2012-08-01 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 8s

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Beginner - Getting a child ready

2012-07-27 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 12s

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Beginner - Shall we swap

2012-07-09 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 11s

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Beginner - Five hundredth lesson!

2012-06-25 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 8s

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Beginner - See you tomorrow

2012-06-20 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - Dinner reservation

2012-05-31 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - Barney I love you

2012-05-11 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - How to say

2012-05-08 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 8s

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Beginner - Can I sit here?

2012-04-24 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - Going to bed

2012-04-03 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 8s

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Beginner - Do you love me?

2012-03-20 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 13s

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Beginner - Return the pen

2012-03-06 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - When are you coming?

2012-02-21 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - Introducing a friend

2012-02-14 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - You didn't call

2012-01-24 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 11s

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Beginner - Fisherman and the fish

2012-01-03 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 12s

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Beginner - Mother's name

2011-12-27 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 8s

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Beginner - Cultural idiomatic expressions 3

2011-12-14 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - Keep the change

2011-11-29 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - Very cold

2011-11-11 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - Poor patient

2011-11-08 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 14s

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Beginner - Algerian: Travelling where?

2011-10-28 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 15s

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Beginner - Free meal

2011-10-25 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 14s

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Beginner - Taking a nap

2011-10-04 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - Toothpick

2011-09-23 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - University gym

2011-09-16 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 11s

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Beginner - Hot food

2011-09-06 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 10s

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Beginner - The gift of Eid

2011-08-26 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - Same accommodation

2011-08-23 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - Other reasons

2011-08-16 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 11s

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Beginner - Trying to fast

2011-08-05 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 9s

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Beginner - Answering the door

2011-08-02 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 8s

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Beginner - Have no choice

2011-07-19 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 11s

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Beginner - Spending the holiday

2011-07-12 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 11s

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Beginner - Car for sale

2011-07-01 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 12s

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Beginner - I don't smoke

2011-06-28 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 11s

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Beginner - Anybody there?

2011-06-14 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 11s

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Beginner - Important issue

2011-05-31 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 12s

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Beginner - The sun or moon

2011-05-24 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 15s

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Beginner - I don't work here

2011-05-17 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 14s

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Beginner - My house is your house

2011-04-26 :: ArabicPod.net
Length: 12s

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Beginner - My mistake

2011-03-08
Length: 11m 52s

We all make mistakes, but some of us have to live with those mistakes for the rest of our lives! We have an embarrassing situation occurring in today's dialogue; what would normally end with a disagreement and an argument, this time actually ends with...…

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Beginner - Levantine: Latest fashion

2011-03-04
Length: 11m 5s

Some people like to keep up to date with the latest fashion and style, and they usually stand out from the crowd. Sometimes, this is not for the right reasons although other times their fashion sense is actually good and quite appealing! Tune in to he...…

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Beginner - Levantine: Valentine's Day

2011-02-12
Length: 10m 5s

You will hear a love story in today's dialogue with at least three expressions of love. Sierra & Elias teach you these expressions in this Lebanese lesson and you will see they are very similar to the way they are used in other dialects! ...…

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Beginner - Buying a SIM card

2011-02-08
Length: 15m 28s

It is very common to buy a local SIM card in a country one is visiting as it usually works out to be cheaper. Today we teach you how to buy a SIM card in Arabic, and how to specifically say you want a top-up SIM. ...…

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Beginner - Levantine: How to eat thyme

2011-02-04
Length: 10m 6s

In this Lebanese lesson, Sierra and Elias talk about eating a traditional Middle Eastern herb mixture called Zaatar. For those new to this popular dish, how to eat it, and with what, are possible questions that might come up....…

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Beginner - Levantine: Only Joking

2011-01-21
Length: 10m 12s

Every culture has its own sense of humour, understanding this humour is vital before attempting to use it. Sierra & Elias teach you how to explain that you were kidding in Arabic and also how to ask someone not to embarrass you again. ...…

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Beginner - Personal Space

2011-01-14
Length: 11m 25s

Personal space is something that many of us yearn for. Even married couples need their own space now and then, but is this a good reason to annul an engagement?! Find out why Salma annulled hers in this lesson hosted by Sierra & Elias....…

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Beginner - Levantine: Where were you born?

2010-12-31
Length: 9m 48s

It's amazing how different it is sometimes between neighbouring countries sharing the same language. Even the use of the language sometimes differ. For example, in Lebanon they use 'created' to mean born, compared to the literal word for born used in ...…

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Beginner - Levantine: Where are You From?

2010-12-24
Length: 10m 33s

Asking people where they're from is one of those essential questions that will mostly likely pop up in conversations when people meet for the first time. Sierra & Elias are here to teach you how to do it in the Lebanese dialect, and it is very similar...…

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Beginner - Let's go!

2010-12-17
Length: 10m 40s

We all have urges to suggest something sometimes in order to get other people to do what we really want done. Today Sierra & Elias teach you how to suggest going to the movies as well as discuss the type of movie to see and how to get there....…

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Beginner - Coincidence

2010-12-10
Length: 11m 30s

Life is full of coincidences, and often a coincidence is good. Some people even fall in love as a direct result of a coincidence. Whatever brought you to learn Arabic, whether it's coincidence or fate, listen to Sierra & Elias on how to discuss coinci...…

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Beginner - Baby talk: be careful

2010-12-07
Length: 12m 7s

In this podcast we teach you a few affectionate phrases that you can use with a child. You will learn words like kiss, beloved and careful among others. This show is hosted by a welcome guest so don't miss it! ...…

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Beginner - Levantine: Back by midnight

2010-11-26
Length: 10m 43s

You will learn plenty in today's Lebanese lesson such as how to ask to borrow something and how to ask for a promise. Sierra & Elias break down the useful dialogue and talk more about telling the time....…

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Beginner - Levantine: What's the Time?

2010-11-19
Length: 11m 41s

We've already done a lesson on telling the time in MSA, but today Sierra & Elias teach you how to tell or ask for the time in the Lebanese dialect. As well as this you will learn how to talk about being late....…

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Beginner - Do you like dates?

2010-11-16
Length: 13m 31s

Dates are one of those delicacies of the Middle East that are exported worldwide. These Fruits have high nutritional value and some are so tasty that they have been described as the closest fruit to chocolate in terms of taste. Join the usual hosts, a...…

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Beginner - Reply to Raed

2010-11-09
Length: 12m 40s

If you made some Arab pen-pals in your quest to learn Arabic then you will definitely appreciate today's lesson. Mohamed & Ehab teach you how to write a simple email/letter that is rich with practical vocabulary....…

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Beginner - Levantine: Hot weather

2010-10-29
Length: 10m 35s

If you've travelled to an Arab country before, then you will probably know what it feels like to be greeted by the heat as soon as you set foot off the plane, the hot weather has a weird sense of humour! Sierra & Elias are the hosts in today's lesson...…

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Beginner - Levantine: Hair Cut

2010-10-15
Length: 9m 55s

Having a haircut in an Arab country is not only a cheap but also an excellent way to practice your Arabic. However, in this situation it's vital to talk in Arabic correctly as you don't want the hairdresser to misunderstand and give you a Mohawk hairs...…

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Beginner - A spider

2010-10-12
Length: 10m 27s

Don't turn away, press play; there is a great spider, who scares and frightens her; Hope we convinced you to stay. Don't worry, you won't hear another tacky rhyme in the lesson. Just some entertaining Arabic for your ears. ...…

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Beginner - Buying petrol

2010-10-05
Length: 9m 42s

If you have decided to go travelling around the Middle East then it's essential to know how to top up your car with petrol. Today Mohamed & Ehab teach you just that as well as talk about the present culture at petrol stations. ...…

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Beginner - Levantine: Kinaafeh

2010-10-01
Length: 7m 30s

The dialogue in today's lesson is around ordering a special type of Arabic sweet popular around the middle east. It's in the Levantine dialect and is explained by your usual hosts from Lebanon, Sierra and Elias. ...…

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Beginner - Levantine: Directions to Monot

2010-09-17
Length: 12m 2s

Ever wondered how to give directions in the Lebanese dialect? Sierra and Elias host today's lesson breaking down a dialogue in which a person is giving directions to the famous party area of Beirut called Monot. ...…

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Beginner - Introducing people

2010-09-14
Length: 10m 37s

Introducing people is one of the vital things you'll need to learn so this podcast is one of the top must listen-to lessons. We also teach you how to ask to be introduced among other useful vocabulary....…

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Beginner - Levantine: You get the gift

2010-09-03
Length: 9m 2s

Some people want to do good, but if it requires any effort then they're just too lazy to do it. Sierra and Elias break down a dialogue around such a situation when someone is just not bothered to go shopping for a gift....…

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Beginner - Halal meat

2010-08-31
Length: 9m 34s

Halal, which basically means permissible, has been widely associated in the west with food in recent years. It's a significant topic in the Arabic language and culture, so ArabicPod deemed it fit to present a lesson about it....…

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Beginner - Levantine: Who's Speaking?

2010-08-27
Length: 10m 39s

When you first answer a call and hear an unrecognisable voice then the first thing you'd say is ask who's speaking. Sierra and Elias teach you how to say this in Levantine Arabic as well as teach you other useful vocabulary so don't miss this one. ...…

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Beginner - Is that seat taken

2010-08-21
Length: 10m 31s

One of the most common phrases people use when going to public places, such as cafes, is to ask whether a seat is available or not. Today Sierra and Elias teach you this phrase among others that you should find useful when you're out and about. ...…

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Beginner - Levantine Dialect: What Do I Know?

2010-07-30
Length: 8m 20s

The Levantine lessons are proving quite popular, so Sierra and Elias have worked hard at providing another one. Today you learn how to ask for the whereabouts of somebody as well as about travelling and wishing to travel! ...…

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Beginner - Traffic Lights

2010-07-09
Length: 12m 34s

One aspect that is shared between all languages is colour, we all know that there is yellow, red and blue etc, but indeed the words and pronunciation are what differs; Sierra and Elias want to make sure that you know what these colours are called in A...…

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Beginner - Fed up

2010-07-06
Length: 10m 28s

If you've just upset someone then you will need to know the Arabic words for saying you're sorry. If you listen to this podcast, you will also learn the vocabulary that helps you express your anger if you have been offended. ...…

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Beginner - Levantine Dialect: Lucky You

2010-06-18
Length: 9m 31s

Summer is finally here, and many are about to embark on their journeys abroad for the holidays. Sierra and Elias teach you much needed vocabulary around the topic of being on vacation, travelling and theatre! ...…

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Beginner - Studying in the Dark

2010-06-11
Length: 9m 33s

Sierra and Elias teach you what to say when you're trying to study and someone's disturbing you. They also teach you how to offer help and wish people good luck. Tune in to this quick and fun beginner lesson....…

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Beginner - Levantine Arabic: Sorry Kiteer!

2010-05-29
Length: 10m 50s

In the Lebanese dialect, you will often find Arabic mixed with English in one sentence. It has reached the point where speaking completely in Arabic might sound funny. Sierra and Elias explain this phenomenon in a dialogue jam packed with useful vocab...…

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Beginner - Class elections

2010-05-21
Length: 12m 30s

Many of you know that it is a common thing to have a class representative or a class leader in schools. This is not an exception in Arabic schools and the person in the dialogue is happy to be voted class president. Tune in with Sierra and Elias as th...…

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Beginner - Don't miss it

2010-05-14
Length: 10m 0s

In today's lesson, there are a few phrases you might want to add to your treasure chest of useful vocabulary. Mohamed and Ehab teach you how to advise someone to do or see something, as well as how to give a good excuse if you are unable to take up th...…

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Beginner - Don't praise me

2010-05-07
Length: 10m 57s

Although there are advantages to praising people, for example it builds up confidence, there is a slight danger that the person being praised might end up thinking he's too big for his own boots! Here we have a similar situation, but the wise man in t...…

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Beginner - Levantine Arabic: What's Wrong?

2010-05-04
Length: 13m 42s

Sierra and Elias are producing podcasts from Lebanon and they present their first lesson on Lebanese dialect today. The dialect has spread in recent years with the expansion of Lebanese TV. Tune in to listen to the dialogue and find out what's bugging...…

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Beginner - Need a plastic bag

2010-05-01
Length: 8m 31s

The environmental concerns of using plastic carrier bags has become quite a big issue in the UK (and many parts of the world for that matter) with many supermarkets now rewarding customers for reusing plastic bags and some even charging for them in ...…

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Beginner - You look confused

2010-04-13
Length: 9m 44s

We all get confused sometimes, but it's a shame to miss the chance to clear the confusion by not asking for an explanation. Today we teach you some important vocabulary that is often used between a student and a teacher....…

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Beginner - Tickle me

2010-04-09
Length: 11m 41s

If you have young children, then you should know not to excite them too much close to their bedtime as the excitement might make it harder to get them to sleep. You certainly don't want to "da3'de3'" them. Da3'de3'? Tune in to learn what this means. ...…

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Beginner - Safe return

2010-04-02
Length: 7m 25s

Today Sierra and Elias teach you essential vocabulary that you can use with someone who has just arrived after taking a journey. Some of the phrases used are unique to Arabic hospitable culture and they give a refreshing warm feeling to people who us...…

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Beginner - Send my regards

2010-03-26
Length: 6m 33s

This lesson is the first of many from new hosts Sierra Millman and Elias Khayssi. They present a lively lesson and discuss the topic of sending regards using a particular phrase. It's an important Arabic subject and the phrase is used frequently. Some...…

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Beginner - Used to...

2010-03-19
Length: 8m 24s

Today we discuss the use of the phrase 'I used to...' in Arabic. This lesson was suggested to us by one of our listeners and contains plenty of good to know vocabulary. The rules are simple once you know them, tune in and learn. ...…

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Beginner - Egyptian: University is far away

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Length: 9s

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Beginner - Edit that out

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Length: 14s

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Beginner - Fire extinguisher

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Length: 13s

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Beginner - Levantine: Saying Farewell

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Length: 12s

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Beginner - Levantine: Ends of the Earth

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Length: 11s

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Beginner - Forgot my umbrella

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Length: 14s

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