Monday

Moroccan Arabic Lesson: Changing Your Point of View

Today's clip is from the Moroccan web series "Wake up!" featuring Ilyas Sheikh Sar. This clip is taken from an episode explaining the importance of Prayer in Islam. In this section, Sheikh Sar explains that it's our perspective towards something that defines how much we enjoy it that thing. This clip features a lot of excellent vocabulary and phrases.

The language in this clip is as typically Moroccan as one can find. Try watching the video several times and repeating the sentences after Sheikh Sar has said them to try and pick up the rhythm of Moroccan speech.


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Tuesday

Moroccan Arabic Lesson: Good Morning!

Today's clip is from the Moroccan film The Second Marriage (2011). The film portrays Habiba, a widow, as she adjusts to normal life after mourning her husbands' passing. In this clip, she wakes up her youngest son, Ghali, to ask him to accompany her on a walk along the beach. The video introduces us to important everyday vocabulary, like: "to wake up", "to sleep", "get up", "laundry", and "please".


Thursday

Moroccan Arabic Lesson: Ramadan's Importance

Today's clip is from the Moroccan web series "Wake up!" featuring Sheikh Sar Ilyas. Sheikh Sar is a rapper and rising star among young, religiously conscious Moroccans. This clip is taken from the introductory episode of his web series which aired this past Ramadan. It features a nice discussion of the importance of Ramadan.

Sheikh Sar speaks clearly, and uses an accent and cadence that is typical to young Moroccans. Try listening to the video multiple times and repeat each sentence after him to try to pick up the rhythm of Moroccan speech.


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Monday

Moroccan Arabic Lesson: What Moroccan Women Like in Men

In this news report by the Moroccan Internet TV station Chouf TV, Moroccan women talk about what they look for in men. This post introduces us to a lot of useful phrases related to personal qualities and description. Click here to watch its companion video, in which Moroccan men talk about what they look for in women.