Greeting Expressions in Colloquial Egyptian Arabic

The Arabic Program at Brigham Young University is developing various internet based learning resources to supplement Arabic Language Learning.
In conjunction with Prof. Muhammad Eissa and the NMERLC, BYU is developing an Egyptian Spoken Arabic program to expose students to real spoken Arabic situations through internet video.

The segments, filmed in Alexandria, expose students to progressively more complicated social situations.

This short video clip presents different types of greetings in colloquial Egyptian Arabic.


Watch the video

Source of realia:

National Middle East Language Resource Center

Find out more

Egyptian Arabic – Wikipedia

Colloquial Egyptian expressions

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