[03] Podcast msa: where is the duck?

   
   

Step 1 of 4: Review grammar theme for podcast
podcast grammar themes: interrogative particles, demonstratives


Step 2 of 4: Listen to podcast  

 

   
            

 

Step 3 of 4: Review words in podcast   

 

  
              

  
              

الْرَجُلٌ
man

كُوبٌ
glass

كُرْسِيٌ 
chair

سَيِّدَةٌ
women

كُوبان
two glasses

كُرْسِيانِ 
two chairs

بَطَّةٌ
duck

طاوْلةٌ
table

عَصيرٌ
juice 

 

 

شَفّاطَةٌ
straw 

 


Step 4 of 4: Read podcast dialogue  

   أيْنَ السَّيِدَةُ؟        [click]
  Where is the lady?

 اَلسَّيِدَةُ عَلىَ الْيَمينِ        [click]
  The lady is to the right.

 هِيَ تَجْلِسُ عَلىَ ماذا؟        [click]
  What is she sitting on?

 هِيَ تَجْلِسُ عَلىَ كُرْسِيٍ        [click]
  She is sitting on a chair.

   أيْنَ الْرَجُلُ؟        [click]
  Where is the man?
 اَلْرَجُلُ عَلىَ الْيَسارِ        [click]
  The man is to the left.

 هُوَ يَجْلِسُ عَلىَ ماذا؟        [click]
  He is sitting on what?

 هُوَ كَذلِكَ يَجْلِسُ عَلىَ كُرْسيٍ        [click]
  He is sitting on a chair also

ما هَذا؟          [click]
  What is this?

 هَذا كُوبٌ        [click]
  This is a glass.
 وَما هَذا؟        [click]
  And what is this?

 هَذا كُوبٌ كَذَلِكَ         [click]
  This is a glass also.

 ماذا في الْكوبَيْنِ؟        [click]
  What is in the two glasses?

 فيهِـِما عَصيرٌ وَ شَفّاطَةٌ        [click]
  In them are juice and a straw.

 ماذا عَلىَ الطّاوْلَةِ؟        [click]
  What is on the table?
 اَلْعَصيرُ        [click]
  The juice.
 ماذا تَحْتَ الطّاوْلَةِ؟        [click]
  What is under the table?

 اَلْبَطّةُ        [click]
  The duck.
 Questions with answers                                                                                                    
مِنْ أيِّ جِهَةٍ مِنْ اَلطَّاوْلَةِ  يَجْلِسُ الرَّجُلُ؟       [click]

Q:  What side of the table is the man sitting?

A:   عَلىَ الْيَسارِ
   
To the left

 مِنْ أيِّ جِهَةٍ مِنْ اَلطَّاوْلَةِ تَجْلِسُ السَّيِدَةُ؟       [click]

Q:  What side of the table is the women sitting?

A:  عَلىَ الْيَمينِ
   
To the right

 ماذا في الْكوبَيْنِ؟        [click]

Q:  What is in both glasses?

A:  عَصيرٌ  وَشَفّاطَةِ
    juice and a straw

 ماذا تَحْتَ الطّاوْلَةِ؟       [click]

Q:  What is under the table?

A:  اَلْبَطّةُ
    the duck

 

   

 This podcast is MSA/Classical Arabic. Now see the Egyptian colloquial/spoken version.

   

   

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