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Lessons

1. Hello & Goodbye

2. Counting

3. Meeting people

4. In the hotel

5. In the restaurant

6. Writing Arabic

7. part 2

8. part 3

9. part 4

10. My name is Issam

11. My local coffeeshop

12. Swedish women

13. Alexandria's beaches

14. Fixing cars

15. Islam & Christianity

16. Quit smoking?

17. Mountains of cookies

18. My marriage









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Lesson 13
Alexandria's beaches

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'inna 'al-'iskandariyya malī'a bi-sh-shawātī' 'al-jamīla

Alexandria is full of beautiful beaches.

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li-hasani l-hazz 'ash-shawatī' bihā 'al-cadīda mina l-fatīāti l-jamīlāt aydan
Fortunately the beaches have many beautiful girls, too.

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muczamhunna mina l-qāhira wa-min amākin 'ukhrā bi-misr

Most of them from Cairo, and other places in Egypt.

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nādiran mā tarā 'al-kathirāt mina l-'iskandariyya

You seldom see many from Alexandria.

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lākin 'al-'awlād wa-sh-shabāb ghālīban mina l-'iskandariyya

The boys and the young men, however, they are mostly Alexandrians.

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hunāk 'al-kathir li-tafcalahu calā shawātī' l-'iskandariyya

There are many things to do on the Alexandrian beaches.

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tastatīc 'an tastāda s-samak, tasbah aw bi-basāta tākhudh hammām shams

You can fish, swim, or simply sunbathe.




By Tore Kjeilen