I participated in Arabic debate when I was in school. The only reason why I entered it was because people telling me ‘’you’re fluent in Arabic so you should enter debate’’, but I wasn’t good at debating at all. I had to be the ‘’Hukumah’’ at that time, Hukumah means the Government side, and if we wanted the other side to accept our argument we would say ‘’Qabulan’’ which means to accept. During the debate, I was actually saying “Qubulan”! The whole class was laughing at me and I was so clueless until the end of it, then I realised I mispronounced it the whole time.
- – 2nd year, 2nd Sem (2017/2018)