Vocabulary related to Moroccan Cultural Heritage – Basic English Vocabulary (ESL&EFL Vocab)
Morocco is definitely a great country. If people come to Morocco, they will be amazed by how diverse it is. The uniqueness of Morocco lies at a healthy climate and beautiful scenery. There are many amazing historical monuments which make up a great deal of Moroccan culture and history. This is evident across the whole country, with walled medinas, Kasbahs, palaces, traditional Berber houses. Some of these places were acknowledged by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.
|Historical monuments and architecture||Food, clothing and customs||Arts and crafts||Geography and landscape|
|Volubilis||Mint tea||Carpet making||Oasis|
|Bab Mansour||Moroccan Couscous||Pottery ceramics||Dunes|
|El Menara||Fish||Horse riding||Hercules cave|
|Ait hdidou palace||Hassani clothing||Carpet making||Forests|
|Hassan 2 mosque||Moroccan traditional clothing||Pottery ceramics||Deserts|
|Berber traditional clothing||Mountains|
|Volubilis||An ancient city built by the Romans. It is situated near Meknes.
|Historical monuments||An ancient building or a statue that was built to remind people of a famous person or a place.
|Customs||A way of behaving or a belief that has been established for a long time.
|Carpet making||A carpet is a shaped piece of a thick material that covers the ground.
|Pottery||The activity of producing and making clay objects using hands. An example is a teapot.
|Ceramics||The objects that are made of clay. They usually take different shapes and colors.
|Hercules cave||An archeological cave located in Cape Spartel, Morocco. It is situated approximately 15 Km. west of Tangier. It is considered a destination for many tourists.|
|Folklore||The traditional stories and culture of a group of people. It includes stories, ways of celebrating… etc.
|Palace||A huge house that is the official home of a king, queen, or other people of high social rank
|Oasis||A place in the desert where there is water and where plants and trees grow.
|Culture||The way a group of people lives. It refers to how their lifestyle, ways of dressing, food, customs, traditions, celebrations…etc.
|Tradition||A certain belief, principle, or way of acting that people in a particular society or group have continued to follow for a long time.|