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2.3: Reading

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    Learning Objectives

    In this section

    • You will practice reading and understanding family relationships.
    • You will answer questions on the family tree in Arabic.
    Activity

    Read the following paragraph about Sama’s family:

    أنا اسمي سما. والدي اسمه سليم. ووالدتي اسمها فريدة،. لي أختان وأخ واحد. أختي الكبيرة اسمها هالة ، وهي متزوجة وتسكن مع زوجها عادل وعندهم بنت اسمها آية وولد اسمه عُمر. أختي الصُغيّرة اسمها مُنى وهي ليست متزوجة. وأخي اسمه سعيد وهوّ متزوج ويسكن مع زوجته في مدينة الإسكندرية وعندهم ولد واحد اسمه أحمد. أنا لي عمّة واحدة وخال واحد. عمتي فاطمة لها بنت اسمها مروة. خالي حمدي يعمل أستاذ في السعودية وليس عنده أولاد.

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    Key Takeaways

    • You can describe the family relationships and distinguish between paternal and maternal relatives.
    • You can talk more extensively about family members.

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