A date with dates

A date with dates

Date Tree – The Tree of Life Dates have been a staple food in the Middle East for thousands of years. In fact, a date tree is known as the “tree of life” because the tree and its fruit have so many uses. Nomadic life and trade was made possible in these dry and...
Asking the way in Arabic

Asking the way in Arabic

Asking the way. Asking the way is a very common situation for the foreigner abroad. In the Arab world the situation can lead to very useful opportunities to speak Arabic.  Normal caution should be exercised and it would be sensible for a woman to ask another woman and...
Visiting an Arab family home

Visiting an Arab family home

The ideal way to experience another language and culture is to live with a family that belongs to that culture. You will absorb knowledge and impressions about a new society through the things you see and the things you hear, even the things you eat. As a visitor to a...