Culture Reading

Activity 1


Click to enlarge the maps for a detailed view of the Arab World as it extends over Northern Africa and Western Asia. Look closely at the names of the oceans and seas of the region.  To learn the names of these large bodies of water in Arabic, check the box to match the Arabic name with the English name.  Only three of these names have English cognates.  Consult an English map when in doubt.     

بَحْر العَرَب
المُحيط الأطلسيّ
المُحيط الهنديّ
البَحْر الأحْمَر
البَحْر الأبْيَض المُتوَسِّط
The  Gulf
The Mediterranean
The Indian Ocean
The Red Sea
The Arab Sea
The Atlantic Ocean