Hand gestures in the Arab world

Hand gestures in the Arab world

In the Arab world there is a language of hand gestures, which you can have great fun in observing. One gesture is associated with the Arabic word ta3aal (Come here, please. Come with me). Whereas Europeans signal for somebody to come with the palm of the hand facing...
Learning Arabic with the Help of a Map

Learning Arabic with the Help of a Map

Whilst I was learning Arabic, I sometimes came across a new word and noticed that there is a place with that word integrated into the name. Such instances are sometimes useful ways to remember and recall new words and learn a bit more about the Arabic language....