Mastering Arabic Series

by Jane Wightwick and Mahmoud Gaafar

Video activities

These short videos feature native speakers from different parts of the Arab-speaking world. Watching these videos will help you develop your listening skills. To accompany each video a worksheet has been developed with exercises designed to test your comprehension and expand your vocabulary.

Scroll down and click on the links to watch the videos and download the video worksheets.

Mastering Arabic 1 (3rd edition)

Unit 04 Jobs
In this video, Amani talks about her family.

Unit 07 Describing places
Watch this video to hear Mahmoud describing his apartment in Cairo.

Unit 09 Countries and people
In this video Cyrine shares some information about herself.

Unit 12 Eating and drinking
In this video Mahmoud tells us what his favourite foods and dishes are.

Unit 14 Wish you were here
Watch this video to hear Amani talking about a trip she took last summer.

Unit 16 Every day
Listen to Abdou talking about his daily routine.

Unit 17 Comparing things
In this video Mahmoud reflects on his memories of Egypt.

Unit 18 Education and business
Cyrine tells us about her life as a student.

Unit 19 Future plans
Watch this video to hear Abdou talking about his plans for the future.