Foreign Language Lessons in Kindergarten

We start foreign language formally in Kindergarten.  By formally, I mean that we do formal lessons, but they don’t have to look like pencil and paper tasks at a desk.  My daughter is studying three foreign languages this year – Koine Greek, Mandarin, and Arabic.  Some days she may do…

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Learning Arabic with YouTube

YouTube is a great supplement to any language study. Every Monday we watch selected videos on the Arabic language during lunch. I chose videos related to the alphabet and vocabulary. The Arabic alphabet songs are catchy and the vocabulary is simple. The Arabic alphabet songs and the videos from the…

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Learning the sounds of Arabic

For our Arabic language studies we are focusing on learning the sounds of the various letters in Arabic. I am using Alif Baa. Alif Baa is a curriculum designed for the older learner so I am adapting this program for the boys. The curriculum comes with a DVD and it…

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