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Cooking in Darija

Over the past 8 months, I’ve been taking Darija (Moroccan Arabic) lessons with a tutor at the organization where I volunteer. My tutor, Fatiha, is amazing, and pretty much the nicest person you could ever meet. 585 more words


Lion of Allah

As we approach the month of Rajab, we will be starting our focus on Imam Ali (AS).

One of the most visual titles of Imam Ali (AS) is Asadullah, which means the Lion of God. 379 more words


Titles of Bibi Fatemah (SA)

We seriously love these Arabic magnets.

During these days of learning about Bibi Fatemah (SA), we used these magnets to build her name and some of her titles. 140 more words


Arabic 101: Lesson 5

I survived ‘Survival Arabic’.  You heard me right.  Darryl and I made it through.  It wasn’t always easy but I learned so much in 12 weeks.  209 more words

Arabic 101: Lesson 4

My last post about Arabic class was not so positive. Well I am happy to say, it got better.  I decided to take it serious and it is paying off.  278 more words

Arabic 101: Lesson 3- Honestly Teachers Make the Worst Students

It has been 5 weeks since I began taking Arabic course and every week I have to drag myself to go.

Most of the time it’s because I’m lazy but I also run an after school activity where I am cooking healthy snacks with a group of 17 excited first-third grade girls on Wednesday which is one of the days I attend class. 297 more words

Arabic 101: Lesson 2

Ahlan Wa Sahlan- Welcome, Hello

If you ever want to know what it’s like to be an esl student, become one. ≈Me

I’ve never been a very empathetic person but this class is causing a change in me when it comes to my class of first graders.  259 more words