Arabic 1 Newsletter February 9 -13

Module 1 Lesson 2 Starts TODAY, Monday (2/9-13)

Progress Report is due to your schools. Have you submitted your missed assignments? This is your last chance to make up missed work. Take advantage of it.

LESSON 2: Jiim, Haa, Khaa, Daal, Thaal, Raa, Zaay ــْ / ــّ Sukun, Shadda الدرس الثاني

Lesson 2 Introduction: Click HERE to Watch Class Avatar

CLICK on our class avatar to hear what I have to share with you about lesson 2 introduction & learning Goals

In this lesson you will learn:

  • How to voice out and write seven letters of the Arabic alphabet: Jiim = ج, Haa= ح, Khaa= خ, Daal= د, Thaal= ذ , Raa= ر, Zaay=ز
  • How to voice out and write “Sukun” and “Shadda”
  • How to differentiate between social and non-social letters
  • How to count the Arabic numbers from 0 to 10.
  • The different positions & forms of the letter in the word.
  • Greeting/ farewell and how to state your name and where you are from.
  • The formal / informal greetings & gesture in the Arabic Culture.
Click HERE: Lesson 2 Vocabualry and Conversation Video

Click to learn how to read & write the letters and new vocabulary words in this lesson. You NEED to watch this video before you do any assignments in this lesson.

What assignments are due by the end of the week?

  • L. 2 Assignment 2.1: Greeting Custom- Discussion Board (Due by due date on course calendar)
  • L. 2 Assignment 2.2: Coaching Session (Due by due date on course calendar)
  • L. 2 Assignment 2.3: Comprehension (Due by due date on course calendar)
  • L. 2 Assignment 2.4: Listening & Dictation (Due by due date on course calendar)
  • L. 2 Lesson 2 Quiz (Due by due date on course calendar)
  • Contact your teacher at least once this week either by BBIM, text or phone.

Coaching Trouble? Here are some hints and tips.

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Arabic 1 Due Date Calendar: PRINT

**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.

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