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UW Honors Berlin Study Abroad – final reflection / project

I The Plan I went into this project wanting to study Arabic graffiti in Berlin. Having learned Arabic (MSA) for the past year, I’ve not only fallen in love with

! لبنان – بيروت

I have just completed a full academic year of Arabic. !ممتاز I’ve been timid about writing a lot in Arabic, except when we have to write short essays and compositions

Take two!

If you’ve been reading along, you may remember me talking about a study abroad program to Berlin that I had been accepted to for last Fall quarter. I wound up

!لحَمْد لله‎‎ا

لحَمْد لله‎‎ا means “Alhamdulillah!” which literally means “praise God!” “God” figures quite largely within the Arabic language, but I (and many Arabic speakers) are atheists so in that case it’s an

اللغة العربية

اللغة العربية School is rough going this quarter. I was so excited about my classes last quarter – well… if I think about it, I was really excited about ONE


That word up there is “coffee”, btw. A very important word, always but also one that took me some time to get accustomed to in my Arabic vocabulary. Someone asked