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Armchair Linguist

Armchair Linguist

By Jennifer Sabir
A self-taught and formal taught linguist, offering Arabic lessons, old world etymology, and culture tips.



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116: Russian phrases to express "being full/eating too much."
This episode covers Russian and English phrases on eating too much for non-native speakers. If you are a native speaker and wish to give feedback or anyone wishing to offer future podcast suggestions, follow and contact me on Twitter @JenniferSabir or Instagram or message me here on Anchor. @TheArmchairLinguist. Thank you for your loyal listenorship. If you wish to donate to this podcast for the price of a coffee, click the $support button below.
08:19
November 18, 2021
#115 Uncommon Russian phrases on indifference.
This episode is for non-native speakers interested in joining me on my Russian language learning for fun. Be advised, today's lesson contains some curse words as part of maintaining authenticity. Feel free to follow me on Instagram @thearmchairlinguist and Twitter @JenniferSabir or leave feedback via the voice note option here. Thank you again for your loyal listenership.
06:32
November 8, 2021
#114: Day 8 of my basic Russian language challenge.
Today’s podcast covers day 8 of the basic Russian language challenge. Feel free to follow along and practice with me as we continue building upon vocabulary and phrases. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguist.
11:41
March 24, 2021
#113: Day 7 of the basic Russian language challenge.
Today’s podcast covers day 7 of the basic Russian language challenge. Feel free to follow along and practice with me as we continue building upon vocabulary and phrases. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguist.
05:51
March 18, 2021
#112: Arabic religious expressions.
Today’s podcast covers common Arabic religious expressions. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguist.
15:09
March 16, 2021
#111: Day 6 of my basic Russian language challenge.
Today’s podcast covers day 6 of the basic Russian language challenge. Feel free to follow along and practice with me as we continue building upon vocabulary and phrases. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguist.
05:14
March 15, 2021
#110: Day 5 of my basic Russian language challenge.
Today’s podcast covers day 5 of the basic Russian language challenge. Feel free to follow along and practice with me as we continue building upon vocabulary and phrases. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguist.
08:04
March 12, 2021
#109: Day 4 of the basic Russian language challenge.
Today’s podcast covers day 4 of the basic Russian language challenge. Feel free to follow along and practice with me as we continue building upon vocabulary and phrases. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguist.
06:01
March 10, 2021
108: Day 3 of my basic Russian language challenge.
Today’s podcast covers day 3 of the basic Russian language challenge. Follow along with me to learn common words and phrases in Russian and English. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguist.
09:44
March 9, 2021
#107: Day 2 Basic Russian Language Challenge.
Today’s podcast covers Day 2 of the basic Russian language challenge. Follow along with me for 30 days of learning and practicing words, phrases, and other etymological and culture facts about Russian for non-native speakers like me. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguist.
08:36
March 7, 2021
106: Learning Basic Russian
Today’s podcast covers the day one challenge in learning Basic Russian phrases. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguist.
06:43
March 6, 2021
#105: Arabic phrases practice.
Today’s podcast covers short Arabic phrases to practice. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguist.
02:34
February 19, 2021
#103: Arabic to English Poetry Series: “Citizen.”
Today’s podcast is an Arabic and English poem written by Jennifer Sabir. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguis
02:17
January 26, 2021
#102: Poem of resilience.
A poetry reading in Arabic and English on stories of resilience. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguist.
02:41
January 17, 2021
#101 انا Ana “I am” - a poetry reading
‎انا Ana “I am” - a poetry reading in Arabic & English by Jennifer Sabir. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/thearmchairlinguist . If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, leave a voice comment, or DM on any podcast feedback regarding questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @JenniferSabir & Instagram @thearmchairlinguist.
01:45
January 15, 2021
#100: Arabic words of frequency.
In today’s podcast, we will cover approximately 22 Arabic words of frequency. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter @JenniferSabir. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy
07:50
November 30, 2020
#98: Devotional phrases in Arabic.
In today’s podcast, we discuss Arabic devotional phrases common to native speakers or those of Islamic faith. This podcast lesson is helpful to anyone traveling to the Middle East or interacting professionally or personally with an Arabic speaker to offer respect culturally. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter @ArmchairLingist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy
15:58
September 29, 2020
#97: How to say “to go” in Arabic.
Today’s podcast covers conjugating the verb “to go” ذهب in past tense. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter @ArmchairLingist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy
08:32
September 26, 2020
#96: 1920s to 1950s slang.
In today’s podcast, we cover slang from the 1920s to 1950s. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter @ArmchairLingist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy
07:15
September 25, 2020
#95: I am who I am. A brief study on the etymology of “I am.”
Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter @ArmchairLingist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy
05:40
September 14, 2020
#94: The origin of the word “train” & comparable translations in: Latin, Arabic, French, & Russian.
In today’s podcast, we learn about the origin of the word “train” and its comparable translation in French, Latin, Russian, and Arabic. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter @ArmchairLingist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy Transition Music: “Get Carter” (1971) by Roy Budd. Note: I do not own the copyright to any music.
09:21
September 6, 2020
#93: Hieroglyphics & Egyptian gods.
In today’s podcast, we learn about ancient hieroglyphics & Egyptian gods. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter @ArmchairLingist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy
20:27
August 31, 2020
#92 Arabic casualties & formalities.
Today’s podcast adds to common Arabic formalities and casual phrases. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy or Instagram @VirtualArabist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy
04:44
August 25, 2020
#91: Add to your bite-size Arabic knowledge.
In today’s podcast, we add vocabulary to your bite-size Arabic knowledge for daily practice. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy or Instagram @VirtualArabist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy
04:18
August 22, 2020
#90 Arabic minute.
Learn more Arabic vocabulary in just over a minute or so. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy https://www.redbubble.com/people/jennifersabir/shop
02:17
August 10, 2020
#89: Arabic Vocabulary acquisition
Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy https://www.redbubble.com/people/jennifersabir/shop
03:47
August 9, 2020
#88: Telling the time in Arabic.
Today’s podcast is on telling time in Arabic. Please share with your friends and subscribe. Visit me on Instagram @virtualarabist & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy. Thanks for listening.
06:14
July 20, 2020
#87: More Arabic practice vocabulary.
In today’s podcast, we learn more Arabic practice vocabulary. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter & ArabicAlchemy or Instagram @VirtualArabist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy https://www.redbubble.com/people/jennifersabir/shop
12:07
June 21, 2020
86: Memorize common Arabic vocabulary & phrases.
In today’s podcast, we learn common Arabic vocabulary and phrases. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter & ArabicAlchemy or Instagram @VirtualArabist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy https://www.redbubble.com/people/jennifersabir/shop
34:05
June 7, 2020
#85: Translating questions in Arabic.
In today’s podcast, we learn about using question particles أَ و هل Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy or Instagram @VirtualArabist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy https://www.redbubble.com/people/jennifersabir/shop
07:23
May 28, 2020
#84: Common Arabic names.
If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy. If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, or leave me a voice comment or DM on any podcast feedback or questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy & Instagram @VirtualArabist.
07:07
May 21, 2020
#83: How to use “over أكثر مِنَ” and “above فوق” in Arabic.
Today’s podcast covers فَوقَ و أكْثر مِنَ -How to use”above/over” in Arabic? Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter & ArabicAlchemy or Instagram @VirtualArabist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy
20:57
May 2, 2020
#82: An excerpt of the book “Memory in the Flesh” by Ahlem Mosteghanemi.
أحلام مستغانمي , الذاكرة الجسد. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter & ArabicAlchemy or Instagram @VirtualArabist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy
07:34
April 29, 2020
# 81: Using the Conjunction “or.”
In today’s podcast, we learn about using the conjunctions أو و أم. Please share this podcast with your friends and feel free to ask me questions on Twitter & ArabicAlchemy or Instagram @VirtualArabist. Thank you for listening. You can support my podcast for the price of a coffee at: https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy
06:07
April 28, 2020
#80: Self-isolation عزلة ثقافية.
Learn & practice Arabic phrases relevant to activities you may do pre and post staying indoors. Share, subscribe, and message me what you are doing during this period of social distancing? Twitter @ArabicAlchemy Instagram @VirtualArabist
09:28
April 11, 2020
#79: Arabic phrase review.
Today’s podcast covers Arabic to English phrases and words reviewed from previous podcasts that are often part of daily conversation. Be sure to subscribe and share this podcast, and follow Twitter @ArabicAlchemy and Instagram @VirtualArabist for updates. Thank you for listening.
16:41
April 4, 2020
#78: Passport by Mahmoud Darwish.
Today’s podcast covers a poem in Arabic & English entitled, “جواز السفر” Jawaz al-safar or Passport by Mahmoud Darwish. Don’t forget to share, subscribe, & visit Twitter @ArabicAlchemy and https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
02:33
March 30, 2020
#77: حبك Your love by Nizar Qabbani.
A short poem by Nizar Qabanni. Share, subscribe, & Follow @ArabicAlchemy & visit https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
00:34
March 29, 2020
قولي احبك بالفصحى كلمات نزار قباني Tell me you love me by Nizar Qabanni
قولي احبك بالفصحى كلمات نزار قباني Tell me you love me  This podcast is a short poetry reading by Nizar Qabanni.  The translation is below: Declare your love for me - For without your love, I cannot be beautiful. Declare your love for me - So that my fingers may turn into gold, And my forehead, to shine an essence as a lamp Declare it now! Follow me on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy & Instagram @VirtualArabist https://cafearabia.wordpress.com 
01:22
March 24, 2020
#75: Silent letters in American English conversation.
Today’s podcast covers silent letters in American spoken English. If you like my podcasts and have a secure income then consider buying me a cuppa coffee through: ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy. If you’re financially unable, please RT & share my podcast, or leave me a voice comment or DM on any podcast feedback or questions you might have. You can also follow me on social media on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy & Instagram @VirtualArabist.
07:57
March 19, 2020
#74: How to conjugate the verb to drink in the present.
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08:60
March 12, 2020
#73: Getting ready to go out in Arabic.
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06:03
March 10, 2020
#72: Arabic gender, dual, & plural.
Today’s podcast covers Arabic gender, dual, & plural nouns. Please share, subscribe, & follow on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy or visit https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
05:60
March 3, 2020
71: Possession- Arabic attached pronouns.
Today’s podcast covers possession and knowing what suffix to use for which independent pronoun. Share, subscribe, & follow on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy or visit https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
09:21
February 28, 2020
#70: Arabic Grammar how to state & ask “What & who is this?”
Practice using vocabulary with the demonstrative particle “this” or in Arabic “hatha.” Practice question phrases with other podcast vocabulary: Episodes 9,10, 13, & 28. Subscribe to my podcast & visit cafearabia.wordpress.com. Twitter @ArabicAlchemy Instagram @VirtualArabist To support my podcast by buying me a cup of coffee, visit: https://ko.fi.com/arabicalchemy
16:36
February 24, 2020
#69: Phrases of habit or pleas in Arabic.
Today’s podcast covers phrases that are commonly used to change habits & give reference to God. Be sure to subscribe and share this podcast, and follow Twitter @ArabicAlchemy and Instagram @VirtualArabist for updates. Thank you for listening.
07:55
February 21, 2020
#68: Tell me you love me-Valentines in Arabic.
Today’s podcast is about love. Learn vocabulary & phrases that have to do with today’s Valentine’s holiday. Be sure to subscribe and follow me on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy. Also, visit https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/ & watch the Arabic Alchemy online shop for more Arabic merchandise. https://www.zazzle.com/collections/arabic_expressions-119404389271058220?rf=238177452029091674&tc=314743&sscid=21k4_afh4t
14:27
February 14, 2020
#67: 23 Core Arabic words.
Learn 23 core Arabic words integral in conversation & sentence structure. Basic grammar enables you to be understood even when pronunciation isn’t native. Be sure to subscribe, share my podcast, & follow me on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy.
14:10
February 10, 2020
#66: Negating sentences in Arabic.
Learn to say “not” when using pronouns in Arabic. Subscribe to my podcast and Visit Twitter @ArabicAlchemy. Thanks for listening.
07:32
February 6, 2020
#65: Messed up? Ways to apologize in Arabic just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Thank you for listening. If you liked today’s podcast, please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
12:14
February 3, 2020
#64: Arabic conversation fillers.
Today’s podcast covers conversation fillers and pause interrupters that are common in many languages. Thank you for listening. If you liked today’s podcast, please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
03:50
January 30, 2020
#63: Arabic and English idioms.
Today’s podcast covers fun & common idioms in English and Arabic. Be sure to subscribe and share this podcast, and follow Twitter @ArabicAlchemy and Instagram @VirtualArabist for updates. Thank you for listening.
06:37
January 27, 2020
#62: Arabic Business Conversation.
Today’s podcast covers Arabic to English business phrases for clarifying. Thank you for listening. If you liked today’s podcast, please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
03:04
January 25, 2020
#61: Going to the gym & sport in Egyptian Arabic.
If you like sports or go to the gym, learn Egyptian Arabic fitness vocabulary & phrases for your next conversation. Be sure to subscribe & share. Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
07:16
January 21, 2020
#60: A few Arabic -English survival phrases.
Thank you for listening. If you liked today’s podcast, please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
03:51
January 18, 2020
#59: An Arabic dialogue between friends.
Thank you for listening. If you liked today’s podcast, please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy. If you like this podcast & would like to buy me a cup of coffee to express your appreciation, visit https://ko-fi.com/arabicalchemy. For updates: https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
11:10
January 17, 2020
#58: Ten New Year’s Resolutions in Arabic.
Thank you for listening. If you liked today’s podcast, please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
04:26
January 13, 2020
57: Shopping for toiletries in Arabic.
Today’s podcast covers Egyptian dialect Arabic using the verbs “I need” and “to buy”, plus sample toiletries vocabulary. Refer also to Episode 41 to practice and build more vocabulary dealing with beauty. Be sure to subscribe, share with your friends, and leave a comment if you have questions or wish for a different theme of Arabic lesson.
04:36
January 13, 2020
#56: Telling the time in Egyptian & Classical Arabic.
Telling time is a good practice to understand both Modern Standard Arabic & a dialect. This podcast covers sample times & time vocabulary. Thank you for listening. If you liked today’s podcast, please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
13:32
January 10, 2020
#55: The 26 countries where Arabic is an official language.
Build your Arabic vocabulary with the 26 Arabic -English countries where Arabic is an official language. If you liked today’s podcast, please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
08:49
January 7, 2020
#54: Arabic Travel Vocabulary.
Going on a holiday where Arabic is spoken? Today’s lesson is on Arabic-English travel & airport vocabulary. Feel free to drop me a voice message, subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
03:58
January 6, 2020
#53: Expressing time periods.
Another lesson in Egyptian Arabic talking about time periods. Thank you for listening. If you liked today’s podcast, please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
06:09
January 5, 2020
#52: Egyptian phrases, greetings.
Thank you for listening. If you liked today’s podcast, please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
05:36
January 4, 2020
#51: A touch of Egyptian Arabic.
A few short Arabic Egyptian greetings. Thank you for listening. If you liked today’s podcast, please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
05:59
January 1, 2020
Episode 50: Celebrating the New Year in Arabic.
Join me in this podcast to learn Arabic vocabulary to welcome in the New Year. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast, leave a voice comment or message, & follow me on Twitter @ArabicAlchemy & Instagram @VirtualArabist. Thank you again for listening!
05:09
December 30, 2019
Episode 49: Climate change Arabic vocabulary.
Today’s podcast covers Arabic-English vocabulary related to climate change. Thank you for listening. If you liked today’s podcast, please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
04:30
December 29, 2019
Episode 48: Talking about yourself in Arabic.
Today’s podcast is an introduction to verb in present tense to say, “I am, I work, I know, I understand, I read, I go out, I watch, I travel, I like, & I read.
09:55
December 28, 2019
Episode 47: Making friends.
Arabic-English phrases to help you expand your conversation skills. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
04:25
December 27, 2019
Episode 46: Getting to know someone.
If you’d like to learn some quick, catch phrases to get to know someone in Arabic; this short podcast is for you. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
03:14
December 26, 2019
Episode 45: Describing objects
This podcast covers learning to answer, “What is this?” in short descriptive phrases.
13:01
December 26, 2019
Episode 44: Meeting people at holiday parties.
Today’s podcast is on Arabic-English phrases you might say at a holiday party. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
04:55
December 24, 2019
Episode 43: Arabic phrases to use during the holidays.
Short Arabic-English phrases to use during the holidays in the midst of gatherings with family and friends.
02:55
December 23, 2019
Episode 42: Coffee & cake vocabulary in Arabic.
Do you love coffee as much as I do? Learn Arabic-English phrases and vocabulary related to coffee and cakes. Feel free to drop me a voice comment, subscribe to this podcast & follow me on social media at Twitter @ArabicAlchemy or Instagram @VirtualArabist
08:49
December 20, 2019
Episode 41: Treating yourself to beauty in Arabic.
Arabic/English vocabulary related to beauty, hair, beauty treatments & makeup. Be sure to subscribe to my podcast & drop me a message about what topics you’d like to learn about.
14:50
December 17, 2019
Episode 40: Salve! Latin expressions.
Learn some basic Latin expressions with me. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe, leave me a comment, voice note, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
04:51
December 16, 2019
Episode 39: Shopping at Christmas.
‘‘Tis the season to shop, as only a week until Christmas. Today’s podcast covers the theme of shopping for men & women’s items, and common Arabic/English vocabulary, phrases & questions you may encounter. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
23:50
December 16, 2019
Episode 38: How to compliment someone in Arabic.
Various expressions to tell someone they did a great job & complement them in Arabic & English. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy.
05:46
December 14, 2019
Episode 37 How to express emotion when someone asks, “How are you?”
Basic Arabic-English vocabulary & expressions when expressing emotions to someone. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
04:21
December 13, 2019
Episode 36: Call me maybe in Arabiya.
A few short Arabic phrases & vocabulary to ask others to call you, & exchange phone numbers. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
02:36
December 11, 2019
Episode 35: A short poem to learn Arabic phrases
Short poems can aid in memorizing words, prepositional phrases, & verb infinitives to learn Arabic conversation. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
05:44
December 9, 2019
Episode 34: Discussing going out in Arabic.
Questions & phrases for discussing going out in Arabic. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
04:47
December 9, 2019
Episode 33: Talking about professions in Arabic.
This podcast covers a plethora of professions in Arabic-English vocabulary in order to practice saying, “I want to be (profession), or I am (a particular profession.) Thank you for listening. Please subscribe, leave me a comment, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
10:03
December 6, 2019
Episode 32: Learning Arabic numbers 1 through 90.
Counting in Arabic 1-90. Please feel free to leave me a comment, subscribe, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
03:48
December 6, 2019
Episode 31: James Bond Film vocabulary
A podcast discussing Arabic/English vocabulary central to the classic James Bond films. This lesson is in light of the new Bond film releasing in April 2020. Please feel free to leave me a comment, subscribe, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
08:15
December 5, 2019
Episode 30: Arabic holiday phrases.
Celebratory Arabic phrases. Thank you for listening. Please feel free to leave me a comment, subscribe, & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Twitter @ArabicAlchemy https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
02:24
December 4, 2019
Episode 29: Talking about family in Arabic.
Discussing members of the family & extended family in Arabic & English.
07:60
December 4, 2019
Episode 28 Short Expressions
A few brief expressions in Arabic & English. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Twitter @ArabicAlchemy or visit: https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
04:51
December 3, 2019
Episode 26: Southern English dialect
Brief tips for ESL learners on the Southern dialect with common short phrases.
11:14
December 2, 2019
Episode 25: Sun vs. Moon letters
This podcast differentiates between sun & moon letters to determine assimilated & non-assimilation when using the definite article. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe & follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
07:12
November 30, 2019
Episode 24: Fruit vocabulary in Arabic/English
Thank you for listening. Please subscribe & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
09:20
November 28, 2019
Episode 23: Seasons and time periods
Seasons and time periods. Thank you for listening.
04:19
November 26, 2019
Episode 22: Personal expressions
Personal expressions in Arabic & English. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
03:53
November 24, 2019
Episode 21: Common Arabic short expressions
Common Arabic expressions. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
06:55
November 23, 2019
Introducing others
Today’s practice is a basic lesson in introducing others. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
03:29
November 18, 2019
Episode 19: Arabic Interrogatives w/prepositions
‎أدوات الاستفهام مع حروف الجر Today’s podcast covers Arabic-English interrogatives w/prepositions. This grammatical lesson is important when asking brief questions. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
08:55
November 16, 2019
Discussing food
Today’s words & expressions are about food. In particular we will cover vegetable Arabic-English vocabulary. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & @virtualarabist , Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
15:18
November 15, 2019
Episode 17: Arabic Slang
Arabic slang words. Follow Instagram @Virtualarabist & Twitter-@ArabicAlchemy
10:27
November 15, 2019
Ney practice excerpt
An excerpt from ney practicum. For a throwback interview with Oud & darbuka musician, Arab Mukhtar; visit: https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/2019/11/13/an-interview-with-london-oud-darbuka-player-composer-ahmed-mukhtar/
00:22
November 13, 2019
‎ -يقتبس من ‎نزار قباني Quotes from Nizar Qabanni
Excerpts of Nizar Tawfiq Qabbani’s thoughts on love. He was a Syrian diplomat, lawyer, poet and publisher, & lived for much of his life outside of the Middle East. Subscribe to my podcast & visit @ follow Instagram @ArabicAlchemy, Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe , Instagram @cultureawarenesstv & https://cafearabia.wordpress.com/
02:14
November 11, 2019
About me-an introduction-عني مقدمة
A brief introduction to myself in Arabic. As I am a native English speaker, my English dialect is strong Midwestern-Southern, hence not perfect Arabic pronunciation. Visit me on Instagram @virtualarabist @cultureawarenesstv & Facebook @Culture&LanguageCafe & Twitter- @ ArabicAlchemy. Please subscribe for future podcasts. Thanks for listening.
04:59
November 10, 2019
Discussing weather in Arabic.
This podcast covers basic Arabic vocabulary to discuss weather conditions. For more Arabic & ESL tips, subscribe to my podcast & visit the Facebook group & page @Culture&LanguageCafe.
03:16
October 13, 2019
Arabic connectives
A brief list of Arabic - English connectives that bridge sentences together. For more basic Arabic-ESL tips visit the Facebook group @Culture&LanguageCafe
07:45
October 12, 2019
Episode 10: Basic Arabic words & phrases.
This podcast covers basic Arabic phrases for someone with no knowledge of Arabic or a traveler. Be sure to visit my Facebook page @CultureLanguageCafe, Subscribe to my podcast, & say hello.
15:34
October 11, 2019
Episode 9: English cognates from romance origins.
A podcast covering the relationship between English words & their romance linguistic roots.
09:47
October 11, 2019
Which came first English or Arabic?
English is rooted in Middle Eastern and Indo-European Languages. This podcast covers English words with Arabic (some Latin, Greek, & Persian roots). Practice these to develop English understanding, pronunciation, & listening skills. Subscribe to my podcast & follow me on Instagram @cultureawarenesstv @virtualarabist & join the FB group @Culture& Languagecafe -https://www.facebook.com/groups/2499015266788533/?ref=share
43:10
October 6, 2019
Episode 7: What is Arabic Alchemy?
A podcast talk on the concept of Arabic Alchemy and how it relates to daily meditative practice, skill mastery, culture, & conflict resolution. Subscribe to my podcast and follow me on Instagram @virtualarabist & Twitter @ArabicAlchemy
22:06
October 4, 2019
Episode 6: Beverages in Arabic-English
Adding Arabic & English words to your vocabulary when asking for a drink or beverage.
08:36
October 4, 2019
Episode 5: Arabic greetings and phrases.
Learn pocket Arabic phrases and greetings to help you get immersed in basic Arabic/English. Subscribe to my podcast & Contact me on Instagram @virtualarabist.
07:04
October 4, 2019
Episode 4: Definitive Article
Understanding the Arabic comparative of the English equivalent of “the.”
01:26
October 4, 2019
Episode 3: Vowel sounds & diacritical markings.
If you would like to follow along, contact me on Instagram @virtualarabist & FB group: Culture & Language Cafe. Twitter@ArabicAlchemy
06:17
October 4, 2019
Episode 2: Key question words in Arabic.
Learning 8 key question words that might be used in Arabic.
04:59
October 4, 2019
Episode 1: 5 minutes of Arabic Alphabet,
Differentiating between those with & without dots & English sounds. Please subscribe for more tips on language & culture.
06:03
October 4, 2019