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Lesson 10a: I have a car

Learning Objectives: By the end of this lesson, you will be able to talk about things that belong to you and others.

Lesson 10, Part A: Lesson 10, Part B:
  • Overview
  • Possessive Pronouns (review)
  • iDaafa Phrase (review)
Lesson 10, Part C:
  • 3inda
  • ma3a
  • li
Key Sentence: At the end of this lesson you'll be able to understand and use sentences similar to:

I have a car
3indii sayyaara
عِندي سَيّارة

Dialogue
Instructions:
  1. Take the Dialogue Vocab Quiz until you pass.
  2. Study the dialogue (Arabic and translation) until you understand it.
  3. Listen to the audio at least twice.
  4. Read the dialogue out loud at least twice.
Dialogue
ArabicEnglish
تَفَضَّلي
تَفَضَّل
تَفَضَّلوا

tafaDDalii (f), tafaDDal (m), tafaDDaluu (pl)
Go ahead.
مُغلَق
mughlaq
closed
لَيسَ
laysa
not, it's not (negation)
مُشكِلة
mushkila
problem
َمَع
ma3a
with, to have (with you)
مِفتاح
miftaaH
key
جار
جيران

jaar, jiiraan
neighbor
عِندَكِ
عِندَكَ
عِندي

3indaki, 3indaka, 3indii
you have, own (f)
you have, own (m)
I have, own
أَخِ
akh
brother
لَكِ
لَكَ
لي

laki, laka, lii
you have (f)
you have (m)
I have
أُخت
ukht
sister

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Vocab Quiz


Listen to this dialogue:
: Mariam
.هذا بيتي, تَفَضَّل
haadhaa baytii, tafaDDal.
: Yuusef
.أوه! الباب مَغلُق
'uuh! al-baab maghluq.
: Mariam
.لَيسَ هُناك مُشكِلة .مَعي المِفتاح
laysa hunaaka mushkila. ma3ii al-miftaaH.
: Yuusef
شكراً. هل هذه هي سيارتكِ؟
shukran. hal haadhaahi hiya sayyaaratuki?
: Mariam
.لا, هذه هي سيارة جِيرَانِي
Laa, haadhahi hiya sayyaara jiiraanii.
: Yuusef
هل عِندُكِ سيارة؟
hal 3induki sayyaara?
: Mariam
.لا, لكن أَخِي عِندَهُ سيارة
laa, lakin 'akhii 3indahu sayyaara.
: Yuusef
أوه! لَكِ أَخ؟
'uuh! laki 'akh?
: Mariam
.نعم, لِي أَخ اسمه إبرَاهِيم و أُخت اسمها نُور
Na3m, lii aakh ismuhu ibraahiim wa ukht ismuhaa nuur.
Translation:
Mariam:This is my house. Go ahead.
Yusef: Oh! The door is closed.
Mariam:It's no problem. I have the key.
Yusef:Thank you. Is that your car?
Mariam: No, that's my neighbor's car.
Yusef: Do you have a car?
Mariam:No, but my brother has a car.
Yusef:Oh! You have a brother?
Mariam:Yes, I have a brother named Ibrahim and a sister named Nour.