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Arabic / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Socialising

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Initiate interactions with peers and the teacher by asking and responding to questions and exchanging information about self and family, friends and school

[Key concepts: personal world, place, belonging; Key processes: introducing, exchanging, expressing preferences]


  • greeting peers and the teacher using appropriate expressions and body language, for example,

    مرحبا؛ صباح الخير؛ كيف حالكَ/حالكِ؟؛ بخير شكرا

  • introducing self, family and friends using formulaic expressions such as

    إسمي عادل؛ إسمي رانيا؛ أنا مريم

    هذا صديقي علي؛ هذه صديقتي ريم؛ هذا أبي وهذه أمي؛ اسم أخي رامي؛ هذا جدي؛ هذه أختي لينا؛ عمري ست سنوات؛ عمر أخي سنة؛ عمر أختي ثلاث سنوات

  • describing self, family, friends and aspects of school, for example,

    أنا طويل؛ أنا شاطر؛ بيتي صغير؛ غرفتي واسعة؛ صديقي علي ذكي؛ مدرستي كبيرة؛ معلمتي طيبة

  • sharing information about self, home, family and favourite possessions, using simple sentence structures, familiar vocabulary and concrete materials such as toys, for example,

    هذه لعبتي؛ اشترت أمي لي هذه اللعبة في عيد ميلادي؛ أسمها "ميلاني"؛ أحب ميلاني كثيراً؛ تنام ميلاني معي في سريري

  • initiating and sustaining interactions by asking and responding to questions about likes and dislikes, الديناصور أسمه `ريكس` أبي اشتراه لي في العطلة. ريكس صديقي؛ ألعب معه في البيت, using simple language such as

    من تحب في العائلة؟ ماذا تحب في المدرسة؟ هل تحب المدرسة؟ أحب جدي كثيرا؛ لا أحب الرياضة في المدرسة

General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Conversations,  Personal histories,  Sense of place,  Arabic language

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