NCVPS ARABIC Newsletter

أهلاً و سهلاً - Welcome! - Ahlan Wa sahlan

Meet NCVPS Arabic Teachers

Mrs. Easton

Marhaba and congratulations for choosing to study the Arabic Language! My name is Mrs. Ikram Easton. I am your Arabic 1& 2 instructor. I am very excited to meet you and am also glad to have the opportunity to work with you to expand your knowledge of the Arabic Language and to explore its rich and fascinating culture. To learn more about me, you can go to the link in the course called "Your Teacher"

Mr. Missak

Marhaba and welcome to Arabic 1 class! My name is Mr. Rafik Missak. I am your Arabic 1 teacher. I am very excited to meet all of you. I am also glad to be a part of the Arabic family with NCVPS. I am very excited to know and work with all of you. To learn more about me, you can go to the link in the course called "your teacher"

Meet NCVPS Arabic Language Coaches

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.

Module 1 Lesson 2

In the 3rd week (ًSept. 8-12), 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” fat-ha, damma, kasra .
  • 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 and informal greetings & the importance of gesture in the Arabic Culture.
  • How to use common Words of praise.

What assignments are due by Friday, September 12?

  • 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.

Language Conversation Sessions

In this class you will also be assigned a language coach who will help you practice your reading and speaking Arabic skills. You will talk with coach twice a week in online classroom called BB collaborate Classroom for 45 min each time at the convenient for your time. You will need a working microphone to participate in conversation lessons twice a week. I need each student to respond back to my welcome email with the needed information on your preferred coaching time AND to sign up on the google doc below. Click on the navigation tab called (Coaching Time Sign up doc.) and follow instructions.

Coaching Trouble? Here are some hints and tips.

Contact the NCVPS Virtual Support Center

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It's great to have all of you in Arabic 1. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.