Proverbs - Level 3B

pro·verb: a short pithy saying in general use, stating a general truth or piece of advice.

Each Fawakih lesson includes a proverb. Though these are not critical to the lesson, they are a great way to better understand language, values, and culture in places influenced by Classical Arabic language. Many students enjoy memorizing these statements!

Please note that the recitation of the proverb initially is by a student, thus may include mistakes. Consider it analogous to a situation in which you hear a fellow classmate called upon to read!

For each proverb listed, try to follow these 5 steps:

  1. Read and pick out any words or grammar that you understand (without looking at translation)

  2. Attempt translation

  3. Watch clip and better understand the proverb

  4. Try to memorize it

  5. Share with someone!

Level 3B

Proverb #6

Proverb #8

Proverb #9

Proverb #10