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Lesson 7a: Who is that?

Learning Objectives: This chapter covers asking and answering basic questions as well as the Arabic Word Root system.

Lesson 7, Part A: Lesson 7, Part B:
  • Questions
Lesson 7, Part C:
  • Word Root
  • Patterns
Key Sentence: At the end of this lesson you'll be able to understand and use sentences similar to:

Who is he?
man huwa
مَن هُوَ

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
اينَ
ayna
Where?
جَريدة
jariida
Newspaper
ايّ
ayy
Which?
عَلى
3alaa
On
طاوِلة
Taawila
Table

(click)

Dialogue Vocab

Dialogue Audio:
: Mariam
يا أحمَد، اينَ جَريدَتي؟
yaa aHmad, ayna jariidatii?
: Ahmed
ايّ جَريدة؟
ayy jariida?
: Mariam
.جَريدَتي الإنجِليزِيّة
jariidatii al-injiliiziya.
: Ahmed
نيو يورك تايمز؟
هَل هِيَ عَلى الطّاوِلة؟
nyuu yuurk taaymz? hal hiya 3alaa a-TTaawila?
: Mariam
.نَعم، شُكرَاً
na3m, shukran.
Mariam: Hey Ahmed, where's my newspaper?
Ahmed: Which newspaper?
Mariam: My English newspaper.
Ahmed: The New York Times? Is it on the table?
Mariam: Yes. Thank you.