Telling The Time in Arabic!

This week Year 6 have enjoyed learning how to tell and read the time in arabic. During the arabic lesson they have been learning:

How to ask for time in Arabic:

1- “kami as-sā’ah?”       كم الساعة؟ (What time is it?) or

2- “kami as-sā’ah al-ān?”       كم الساعة الأن؟ (What time is it now?).

How to read and tell the different forms of time (e.g):

Quarter past      والربع

Twenty past      والثلث
Half past –       والنص

Which phrases to use when telling someone the time:

1– innaha … –       إنها …

2– innaha as-sā’ah … –       إنها الساعة …
3– as-sā’atu tushiru ila … –

Take a look below for some examples of their outstanding learning at home. Well done Year 6, Keep it up!






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Describing our Eid day in Arabic!

Our wonderful online students aged 10-11 have been practising writing in Arabic. They went on to describe how they celebrated their Eid day! Children who read have better language skills. For our students who are learning the Arabic language read, speak and now have the essential writing skills.

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Arabic- Sun and Moon Letters (حورف شمسية و قمرية)

During Arabic this week some of the students have been learning about the Sun and Moon Letters.

The consonants are divided into two groups, called the sun letters or solar letters (Arabic: حروف شمسية‎ ḥurūf shamsiyyah) and moon letters or lunar letters (حروف قمرية ḥurūf qamariyyah), based on whether they assimilate the letter lām (ﻝ l) of a preceding Arabic definite article al- (الـ), which is an important general rule used in Arabic grammar.

The 14 Sun-letters are: (ﻥ ,ﻝ ,ﻅ ,ﻁ ,ﺽ ,ﺹ ,ﺵ ,ﺱ ,ﺯ ,ﺭ ,ﺫ ,ﺩ ,ﺙ ,ﺕ)

The 14 Moon-letters are: ( ه ,ﻱ ,ﻭ ,ﻡ ,ﻙ ,ﻕ ,ﻑ ,ﻍ ,ﻉ ,ﺥ ,ﺡ ,ﺝ ,ﺏ ,أ).

The children got to memorize a rhyme to help learn the letters.


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