5.2 Vocabulary and Translation

In this section:

  • You will learn new vocabulary about states and feelings.
  • You will practice the new vocabulary in translation and through meaningful contexts.

Vocabulary (1)

Listen, read, and repeat to learn these words that relate to states and feelings.

English Arabic English Arabic
busy مشغول / مشغولة hungry جوعان /جوعانة
rich غني / غنية thirsty عطشان / عطشانة
poor فقير / فقيرة feeling hot حرّان / حرّانة
lonely وحيد / وحيدة feeling cold بردان / بردانة
worried قلِق / قلِقة tired تعبان / تعبانة
what is the matter? مالَك / مالِك sad زعلان / زعلانة
feel better ألف سلامة angry غضبان / غضبانة
response to "feel better" الله يسلّمَك / يسلّمِك happy سعيد / سعيدة
don't bother معليش happy مبسوط / مبسوطة
excited متحمس / متحمسة sick مريض / مريضة

Activity (9): Match sentences to their translations

Activity (10): Create meaningful sentences using the picture clues and language prompts below. Type your sentences in the box.

man drinking juice woman eating hamburger
آندرو ________ وهو يريد أن _________ عصير
نادية ______________ وهي تحب أن _______ همبورغر
cold and sleepy ice cream

سارة __________ و ___________ تنام

أنا ___________ وأريد أن __________________
sick gril old man holding money

البنت ___________ ولازم _________ إلى الدكتور

الأستاذ سمير ___________ . هو عنده ___________

Key Takeaways

  • You can talk about feelings and states in more extended sentences.


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