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Arabic / Year 3 and 4 / Understanding / Systems of language

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Curriculum content descriptions

Understand and use key grammatical forms and structures, such as basic pronouns and possessive pronouns, singular/plural forms of regular nouns and adjectives, and prepositions

[Key concepts: number, syntax, verb forms; Key processes: sequencing, applying, relating]


  • using subject–verb–object word order in simple sentences relating to home and school environment, recognising the use of the definite article and its impact on the meaning of the sentence, for example,

    أكمل وسام الدرس؛ أكمل وسام درساً؛ نظفت سماح الغرفة؛ نظفت سماح غرفةً

  • understanding and applying singular nouns and regular plural noun endings in masculine and feminine forms, for example,

    معلم- معلمون؛ معلمة - معلمات

  • using singular, second person and plural possessive pronouns to describe relationship or ownership, for example,

    هذا دفترك يا سمير؛ لينا هذه حقيبتك؛ أمي أليس هذا مفتاح سيارتك؟ أبي أين نظارتك؟ كتبهم؛ لعبكم؛ غرفنا

  • using a range of adjectives in singular and plural form to describe appearance, feelings and personalities, for example,

    أختي طويلة وأخي قصير؛ عين أخي واسعة؛ أبي طويل القامة؛ امي نحيفة الجسم؛ أنا سعيد جداً؛ أختي حزينة لأنها أضاعت كتابها المفضل؛ أمي مرحة جداً وأبي ودود وضحوك

  • using past tense verbs to recount events related to home and school contexts, for example,

    قدمت فرضي للمعلمة؛ تأخرت عن الدرس؛ نمت متأخراً؛ نسيت كتبي في البيت

  • using imperative forms of simple verbs when giving others instructions, for example,

    كلُ طعامك؛ نظّف أسنانك؛ أُكتب الجملة؛ أفتحي كتابك؛ إمسكي القلم؛ إسألي أمك

  • expressing negation in simple sentences, for example,

    لا أحب مادة العلوم

  • using adverbs of place and time to expand on expressions, for example

    إستيقظت باكراً؛ وصلت إلى المدرسة متأخراً؛ شاهدت المباراة في الملعب؛ قرأت الكتاب في مكتبة المدرسة

  • using a variety of prepositions to expand on spoken and written interactions, for example

    في وقت الفراغ؛ في العطلة؛ ذهبت من البيت إلى المدرسة؛ أثناء الغداء إتصلت بأمي

  • understanding and using simple question words in interactions, for example

    متى أتيت إلى البيت؟ من أعد لك الفطور؟؛ ماذا احضرت للغداء؟ كيف أتيت إلى المدرسة؟

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

Pronouns,  Prepositions,  Arabic language,  Plurals,  Possession (Grammar)

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