Arabic 1 Newsletter

Module 1 - Lesson 1 Starts TODAY, Monday Feb. 1-5

Lesson 1: Alif, Baa, Taa, Thaa, Waw, Yaa الدرس الأول

Lesson 1 Introduction: Click HERE to Watch Class Avatar

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What to Look Forward to in this lesson: أهداف تعليم الدرس الأول

In this lesson, students will learn:
  • How to say & write 6 letters of the alphabet.(Alif, Baa, Taa, Thaa, Waw, Yaa)
أ - ب - ت - ث - و - ي الألف - الباء - التاء - الثاء - الواو - الياء
  • Short vowels or (Tashkeel): fat-ha, damma, kasra فتحة - ضمّة - كسرة ِ- ُ- َ-
  • The different positions of the letter on the line and the different forms of the letter depending on its location in the word.
  • The difference between social and non-social letters
  • Vocabulary words related to the first 6 letters.
  • Al Hamza over the alif ) (ء ) Glottal stop.
  • How to greet and say farewell to someone and use common words of praise.
Click HERE: Lesson 1 Video

Click to learn how to read & write the 1st 6 letters and new vocabulary words

What assignments are due by Sunday, Feb. 7th ? الواجبات

  • Culture Corner Assignment: Fun Fact Quiz (Due by due date on course calendar)
  • Assignment 1.1: Writing (Due by due date on calendar)
  • Assignment 1.2: ِAttending TWO Coaching Sessions for the week
  • Assignment 1.3: Listening & Speaking (Due by due date on course calendar)
  • Lesson 1 Quiz (Due by due date on course calendar)
Due date calendar

**You should print out a copy of this document and use as a check-off list to ensure that you complete everything, thoroughly, and on time. This is only a schedule of the assignments that you are to complete.

My Hat's off to Sofia G, & Sarah J.

...... for taking advantage of the Extra credit opportunity in the announcement. Please remember that in order to take credit for reading the announcement, you need to fill out the form listed in the announcement. In order to take EXTRA credit on the video or article that I list, make sure to fil out the form with 3 things you learned from the video, 2 things you can teach others about the video and 1 thing you still have a question about.
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*If you miss a coaching session, make sure you make it up ASAP!
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