Algerian Derdja: “youqaqiy”

Today, I've just heard an interesting Algerian word: "youqaqiy"... Actually, this word is from the Capital's language (Algerois) and it describes the speakers of the Algerian Dialect (Derdja). The concept of "youqaqiy" depicts the people who pronounce the Arabic letter (ق) - Qaaf in the classical way as it sounds "qaaf". What's the point pronouncing … Continue reading Algerian Derdja: “youqaqiy”

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Another never happened presentation

This LMD Master 1 -Applied Linguistics program literally drives me crazy with its presentation system. We just started with 2 months of tardy and started doing researches and presentations from the first moment. This week, it is the fourth presentation that I am preparing in group-work. Then, after the [unrepresented presentation], I've just got another … Continue reading Another never happened presentation

Learn language by <3 : my Arabic

  "If you love me, you must love my language."       There are a great amount of examples for foreigners knowing each other and making a couple despite of the language diversity among them. One of the example is the most famous YouTuber's (Pewdiepie's) love story in which he as a Sweden met … Continue reading Learn language by ❤ : my Arabic

“Hungarian is like Russian, isn’t it?”

  Travelling around the world as a Hungarian is surely surprising and sometimes indeed offending when you meet with new people knowing nothing about your nation. While -at least- it would consist the minimal intelligence to know that "Hungary is a European country", "Hungary is the heart of Europe, next to Eastern Europe", "Hungarians are … Continue reading “Hungarian is like Russian, isn’t it?”

Algerian Derdja: Phrasal Aggression

It's been a long time I didn't post on the Algerian Arabic Dialect so-called "Derdja". To return, I'm going to bring on an internationally and nationally well-known fact about Arab people: their Aggression alias being hot-headed. Indeed, Algerians are hot-headed; if you slightly insult them or do some bothersome gestures, they can easily shout or … Continue reading Algerian Derdja: Phrasal Aggression

Kids’ Classroom: Colour poems

If you are a Foreign Language Teacher and you are dealing with youngsters, beginners; one of the basic step that you must pass by is teaching the names of the colours. Personally, I admire this particular topic about colours; even if it may take maximum 2 classes or 3 with the examination. Basically, teaching colours … Continue reading Kids’ Classroom: Colour poems