Foreign Language Progress – Arabic

My boys are slowly learning Arabic and we are using Alif Baa With Multimedia as well as Arabian Sinbad.  Alif Baa focuses on learning how to read and write the alphabet.  We find it quite challenging because letters are written differently based on where they are in the word.  It also…

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Learning Arabic in Elementary

We started learning Arabic three years ago when my oldest son was in first grade and my younger son was only 4.  I searched out different Arabic programs, but most were religious.  We are not Muslim so I wanted a resource that was secular.  We started out with exposure to…

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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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