Current Affairs in Arabic

In this lesson, we are presenting a short video from alarabiya News Channel tackling the issue of power shortage in China. The video is accompanied by a translation of the main vocabulary, in addition to exercises that will test your comprehension.

بسبب الجفاف.. الصين تلجأ للفحم لتوليد الطاقة الكهربائية

المعنى الكلمة
Receive تلقّى، يتلقّى
Heatwave موجة حرارة
Lack of rainشُحّ أمطار
Drought جفاف
Generating توليد
Hydroelectricityالطاقة الكهرومائية
Bleeding نزيف
Traditional تقليدي
Coverage تغطية
Failure, shortageعجز
Comparing to مُقارنةً ب
Tendency تَوَجُّه
Provokeأثار، يُثير
Temporary مُؤقّت
Path, procedure نَهْج
Expertخَبير، خُبراء
Suggest طَرَحَ، يطْرَح
Worried, afraid مُتوجّس
Pretext, excuseذَريعة
vicious circleحَلَقَة مُفْرَغة

Now that you watched the video answer the following questions

Fill in the blanks with the correct word as you heard it in the video:

Read the following sentences and check if they’re true or false according to your understanding of the video:

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