Learn Egyptian Arabic Phrases: Time #6

Learn how to tell the time and ask for the time in Egyptian Arabic Lisa arrives at the cinema and meets her Egyptian friend that called her when she was in the juice shop drinking orange juice. Before they enter the cinema and buy a ticket to see the movie, she calls her friend Laila. She tells her, “Matet’akhariish, lau samaHti.” Laila confirms that she will be on time and will pick her up at the cinema after the movie […]

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Learn Egyptian Arabic phrases: General Questions #5

Learn how to ask general questions in Egyptian Arabic Lisa is standing in front of a shop that sells different kinds of fresh juice. She gets a phone call from an Egyptian friend, and he asks her, ”Ezzay-ik?” She replies that she is fine. Then she asks him, ”Ezzay-ak?” He then says that he wants to meet her at the cinema downtown to watch the latest movie with her after his meeting. Lisa likes the idea and asks him what […]

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Learn Egyptian Arabic Phrases: Hygiene Products 4#

Learn how to ask about beauty and hygiene products in Egyptian Arabic Lisa is in a taxi and asks the taxi driver, “Fen ec-Coiffeur?” During the trip, she sees jammed streets that are filled with too many cars and people. Almost every driver honks his horn, and together it becomes a honking symphony. The taxi arrives at a hairdresser. She pays the taxi driver and enters the salon. Lisa gets a coffee and a magazine. While her hair is being […]

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Learn Egyptian Arabic Phrases: Weather #3

Learn how to ask about the weather in Egyptian Arabic Lisa arrives at the Tahrir Square and then walks to the Quasr el Nile Bridge. Now, she stands on the bridge and looks at the colourful boats on the Nile that transport happy passengers. Most of the passengers dance to the loud music that comes from the music boxes on the little boats. On her left side, a man sells roasted corn, and on her right side, a man sells […]

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Learn Egyptian Arabic Phrases: Restaurant #2

Learn how to ask questions in a restaurant in Egyptian Arabic Lisa enters the restaurant and takes a seat. The waiter comes to her table. She greets him, and then she tells him, “Momken tediini listet el Akl?” She looks out of the window and sees a donkey carriage transporting vegetables. Lisa also sees five family members sitting on a motorcycle. Now, she looks at the menu and orders a black tea, a beef shawirma sandwich, and Kushari. Kushari is […]

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Learn Egyptian Arabic Phrases: Start a Normal Conversation #1

Learn how to start a normal conversation in Egyptian Arabic Lisa enters the Egyptian Museum, wandering through the overwhelming amount of ancient Egyptian artifacts. There are impressively large statues, mummy coffins, tombs, sphinxes, and Tutankhamun’s tomb collection including his stunning gold death mask that he was wearing when found. She pays 80 EGP per ticket for the museum plus 50 EGP for her camera for taking photos. Someone taps her shoulder. She turns around and sees an Egyptian looking man. […]

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