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Check out our new book intro video!

Hello! Check out our new video above! And remember, you can order our books here: https://www.lahjaty.com/product-category/books/ If you need shipping to Saudi Arabia, you can order our books from Jarir of Anaheim! Here are the links: For the textbook -- https://www.jarirbooksusa.com/70472.html For the workbook: https://www.jarirbooksusa.com/70473.html    

Convict vs. Convince

The other day I got a message from someone who wanted me to get In-N-Out burger to come to Saudi Arabia. They wrote "if you can convict them" - I couldn't help but laugh out loud....and take a screenshot ;) Although we spell them almost the same -- they mean very different things. Convince: (a [...]

The books are here!

Yes, that's right! We are shipping out your orders and grateful for the feedback about our books! Hope you have as much fun reading them/practicing in them as we had writing them! Note: we currently ship all over the USA! Add to cart Al3meeya Al Extended – American Slang Extended $25.00 Add to cart Al3meeya [...]

A failure is not always a mistake. It may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.

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The word متحيز in English

Good question! So in English there are a couple options -- you can say "I'm biased toward...." or "I'm partial to..." - note that you can also use these words to mean you really like something (i.e. "I'm partial to green tea ice cream"). Here are some more examples: "That story is inaccurate and biased!  [...]

Caught off guard

Yesterday's question: If something catches you off guard, it means that you didn't expect it.  You were surprised/you didn't see it coming. Examples from the web: He's got a lot of tricky moves, so make sure he doesn't catch you off guard! The soldiers moved in quickly,hoping to catch the enemy troops off guard. I think I caught him off guard when I told him I was resigning.

You busy? vs. Are you busy?

Good question! People sometimes say "you busy?" to mean "Are you busy?" in spoken English, sometimes a few words are shortened/omitted to get one's meaning across faster! Here are a few examples (we call them "contractions"): wouldn't (would + not) can't (can + not) haven't (have + not) should've (should + have) she's (she + [...]
App update is out!

App update is out!

What's New? We've added over 300 words/phrases, with sound and examples for each (for a total of 1620 words/phrases!) Update includes an app makeover (check out our new custom art!), option for English main menu, and a "Notes" section where you can add/save your own notes inside the app.   Last but not least: a [...]

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