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Cultural differences in drinking in the UAE

Cultural differences in drinking in the UAE

The Sharjah Sharia Court sentenced a young Muslim student to 80 lashes for a drink driving offence. Cultural and religious differences

Man sentenced to prison in Dubai for cross dressing

Man sentenced to prison in Dubai for cross dressing

     A 23 year old Filipino man has been found guilty of dressing as a woman in Dubai, and will

Learning Arabic – Part 2

Learning Arabic – Part 2

    Tricks and Tips to make learning Grammar easier!  The Arabic script is also often a struggle to learn how

 

Being culturally aware is vital in todays world

Being culturally aware is vital in todays world

    Employers from all corners of the globe have recognised the importance of intercultural skills and awareness, with 60% saying

Decoding Facial Hair in the Middle East: More than a Style Statement!

Decoding Facial Hair in the Middle East: More than a Style Statement!

    In the Arab world, men’s beards are more than a personal style statement, they’re bound up with various complex

Dubai Art Week 2013

Dubai Art Week 2013

  Dubai Art Week 2013, starting on the 14th March is actually a 10 day long celebration of Art and Culture

 

Learning Arabic – Part 1

Learning Arabic – Part 1

Learning the Arabic Alphabet and numbers So what is it that makes Arabic “hard” to learn? The challenges are many when

Cultural differences cause big issues!

Cultural differences cause big issues!

What is in a word?  A British engineer finds out the hard way. The man who cannot be named, has been accused

Advertisers receive guidelines on translating

Advertisers receive guidelines on translating

A new National Media Council initiative has warned advertisers to be more local with their language.  The Council’s guidelines now stipulate

 

Learning Arabic? Tips and Advice to Overcome the Challenges!

Learning Arabic? Tips and Advice to Overcome the Challenges!

So you’ve decided to learn Arabic? Great news! You are about to join an increasing number of people around the world

10 good reasons to Learn Arabic!

10 good reasons to Learn Arabic!

  1.  Arabic is the 5th most spoken language in the world with 300 million native speakers. That’s 300 million potential

The Role of Arabic and English in the UAE

The Role of Arabic and English in the UAE

    Arabic is the native and official language of the UAE, but how many of its residents are actually proficient

 

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