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Arabic / Foundation to Year 2 / Understanding / Systems of language

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Curriculum content descriptions

Recognise the letters and sounds of the Arabic alphabet and identify how letters are modified so they can be joined to form words

[Key concepts: phonic awareness, script, directionality (writing right to left); Key processes: recognising, distinguishing, listening]

 (ACLARU114)

Elaborations
  • recognising and reproducing the 28 letters of the alphabet and the three short and long vowels
  • recognising that Arabic words are written from right to left, numbers from left to right
  • recognising and producing distinctive Arabic sounds such as guttural sounds ع؛غ؛ق and other sounds such as

    ص؛ ض؛ ط؛ ظ؛ ح؛ خ

  • recognising that making Arabic words requires most letters to be joined, for example

    طار؛ طير؛ ذهب؛ أكل؛ شرب؛ ولد؛ أب؛ ام

  • developing pronunciation, phrasing and intonation skills by singing, reciting and repeating frequently used words and phrases, noticing that statements and questions have different intonation, for example,

    أكلت الطعام كله؟

General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Directionality (Writing systems),  Speech sounds,  Arabic language,  Alphabets (Writing systems)

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