Episode 62 – Demonstratives (this vs. that)

Mariam joins forces with Leen to tell us about the grammatical concept of demonstratives, which help us differentiate objects, events, and people in relation to the speaker. We select demonstratives such as "these" and "those" based on our perceived closeness or distance to the object. So whether you want to talk about these trying times … Continue reading Episode 62 – Demonstratives (this vs. that)

Episode 61 – Skit: anniversary dinner

Layal and Nadim go to a fancy seafood restaurant in downtown Beirut to celebrate their 10-year wedding anniversary. Layal has second thoughts about going to such a pricy restaurant but Nadim convinces her that such a special occasion is worth it. They take a table overlooking the sea and discuss the extensive menu before ordering. … Continue reading Episode 61 – Skit: anniversary dinner

Episode 57 – Christmas in Lebanon

Christmas as a holiday is celebrated around the globe but there is always room for cultural differences in celebrations, tales, and customs. Lebanese Christmas celebrations include bounteous food spreads with family, Santa visits, big lit up Christmas trees, and goodies filled holiday markets. In this episode, Rea takes us on a tour of the major … Continue reading Episode 57 – Christmas in Lebanon