Arabic Language Curriculum

Arabic Language Level (I)

This course aims to teach complete beginners the basics of Arabic with respect to the four language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will be introduced to the cultures and societies of the Arabic speaking world. Vocabulary and grammar will be presented in a communicative way in a variety of situations, e.g. making introductions, giving directions, buying things, making telephone calls and so on.

The emphasis will be on the spoken language, as well as on providing a foundation of basic Arabic script. As the school is implementing one to one laptop program, we will be using computers in everyday classes.

Units:

  • Unit1 -  ( أ  د  ذ   ر  ز  و)

Reading: short and long vowel

Writing: placing vowel sings

  • Unit 2 - (ب  ت  ث  ن  ي)

Communication: greeting others

Reading: short and long vowel /new vocabulary

Writing: placing vowel sings

  • Unit 3 - ( ج  ح   خ   ع  غ)

Reading: new vocabulary

Communication: greeting others/at the school

  • Unit 4 - (س  ش  ص  ض  ف  )

Reading: practicing short and long vowels /new vocabulary

Writing: practicing placing vowel sings

Communication: introducing one’s self/at home

  • Unit 5 - (ط   ظ  ق  ك   ل    م  ه)

Communication: shopping

Reading: reads simple words using short and long vowels /new vocabulary

Writing: writes simple words using sings

Skills and Understandings:

By the end of the first semester students will be able to:

-       Identify, read and write all language alphabets and placing the vowel signs.

-       Recognize how a letter is linked in initial, medial and final position in word structure.

-       Communicate using basic language skills – greeting, introducing one’s self, and inquiring about basic information in Arabic.

This course upholds the KAS mission statement by:

  • Providing the students with the opportunity to acquire life-long learning skills and preparing themselves for an ongoing learning process.
  • Broadening their foreign language skills, and support the students to view themselves to explore their potential and develop a rich and broad understanding of Arab world cultures