I had to walk through village areas far from the town centre and many kids would come up to me and speak… So any Arabic they would use with people, would tend to only be that they learned in schools.It was fun to chat to a couple of the kids there, but I definitely noticed a big difference in the women I would see.
Don't worry, next week I'll get back to language updates, including a video where I do most of the talking, all spontaneous, so you can hear what my Arabic level truly is.
For now, I wanted to share my favourite place on my travels in Egypt: the Siwa Oasis!
The Queens of Ancient Egypt Students in grades 6-12 learn about some of ancient Egypt's great queens - Nefertiti, Tiy, and Nefertari and complete a project that illustrates what they have learned.
The Science and Technology of Ancient Egypt Individually or in pairs, students in grades 6-12 research topics related to scientific and technological contributions made by the ancient Egyptians and create three to five minute presentations.
C., thematic essays, and works of art from Ancient Egypt.
Egypt’s Golden Empire The companion website for the PBS program.
"I'm just someone who tries to make people laugh," he says, utterly serious. I'm a very average guy watching the news and trying to put it in my perspective.
"The fact that you are in comedy makes you a little bit more likeable.
Siwa is way more peaceful, and even though it's definitely a touristy area (lots of signs in English, and tourist-options like Safaris and day-trips), I didn't feel the kind of pressure of people trying to sell to me I would have elsewhere, even when I ditched my Egyptian attire to be more comfortable, and definitely stood out as a foreigner.
My first day I walked around a lot, first to get a better view of the whole area, and then to try and see the sunset from an island on the oasis lake.
Lesson Plans: Rosetta Stone Project Students in grade 9 examine the development of scripts in Mesopotamia and Egypt and learn how cuneiform and hieroglyphs were finally deciphered through the discovery of the Rosetta Stone.