As-Salaamu 'Alaykum textbook part six: Textbook for learning & teaching Arabic as a foreign language

As-Salaamu 'Alaykum textbook part six: Textbook for learning & teaching Arabic as a foreign language


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"Assalamu 'Alykum textbook series..
• Follows the latest global standards of learning and teaching a foreign language, adopting the communicative method to achieve the 5 Cs (communication, connection, culture, comparison, and community), choosing authentic materials for task-based practical activities, and based on the latest studies as the 21st Century Skills Map prepared under the supervision of ACTFL.
• Equally integrates language skills to achieve competencies identified for each level.
•Prepared by authors possessing accumulated practical experience of teaching Arabic as a foreign language to students of different cultures.
• Contains regular assessments and teaching guidelines. After competing this textbook, the learners will be able to:
1. Talk about and discuss concrete and abstract issues of Arab life, and present their points of views. These issues include social rituals, family and childhood, Arabic literature, confrontation or dialogue & terrorism, sports, Arab Spring, and compare these issues with similar or different issues from the learners' culture.2. Identify the author's point of view, and agree or disagree with the author, and support their opinions with evidences.
3. Comprehend in details the texts they hear.
4. Summarize the topics they learn orally and in written, and they make use of the internet environment to help them.
5. Exercise morphological rules including: quadrilateral root (Ifa'alal), (Tafa'alal), (F'alal), present participle &past participle derived from quadrilateral roots, the derivations of quadrilateral root (past, present, and passive", place nouns, time nouns, tool/machine nouns, exaggeration formation (fa'al, Fa'alah, Mifa'al, Fa'aeel, F'al).
6. Know new grammatical rules including: nominal sentence and verbal sentence with (kana), nominal sentence with (Inna) and other similar particles, nominal sentence with (kada) and other similar verbs, specification after (superlative ), circumstantial expression or phrase, exclamation (Ma 'fa'al), condition particles, the thing excepted with the particles (Illa, khair, Siwa), the exception syntax.
7. Distinguish between silent hamzah, and pronounced Hamza and the rules of hamzah when it comes in the middle of the word on a'a, wa and ya., alif elision from some words, silent hamzah elision from some nouns, and the hamzah when it comes at the endings of words.
8. Realize cultural aspects consistent with topics presented in this textbook such as Arab generosity, wedding rituals in the Arab world, giving a name to a child in the Arab culture, specifications of Arab family, importance of poetry, Arab proverbs and a few examples, Islam as religion of moderation, Arab horsemanship, types of TV channels in the Arab world, and Arab Spring.
9. Use learning strategies such as: 1) Summarizing films shown in Arabic and preparing presentations to be presented in the classrooms and sharing them on the social media, b) discussions, and debates on the topics studied in this textbook, and summarizing these discussions in written, and c) searching the internet for information related to the topics and issues presented in this textbook. "

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781539137733
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/30/2016
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Mr. Jameel Al Bazili, born in Yemen, 1976, and a graduate from Sana'a university with a BE of English in 1998. He had started his career teaching English in a public secondary schools in Sana'a. In 2000, he started teaching Arabic language to non-native speakers from different countries who came to Sana'a to study Arabic. And soon he excelled in his job and was appointed in 2001 the manger of Center for Arabic Language and Eastern Studies, a branch of University of Science and Technology, Sana'a, Yemen. Then, in 2006, he formed a team of Arabic teachers and devoted themselves to teaching Arabic and developing teaching textbooks to this purpose. In 2007, the team started their private institution "Yemen Institute for Arabic Language" known as YIAL. The institute flourished quickly, and developed several Arabic programs including: Modern Standard Arabic, Yemeni Arabic program, Media Arabic Program, Advanced Arabic courses program, and GPA Arabic program. In 2008, YIAL started its online program to teach Arabic for people worldwide. Fortunately, the program has been increasing rapidly as well as the teachers' experience. In 2010, Jameel completed his MA from Open University Malaysia which contributed very much to YIAL and influenced YIAL staff think globally. Now, beside their specialization in teaching Arabic to non-native speakers, Jameel Al Bazili, with YIAL team are offering training courses to organizations and schools that are offering the same job either in Yemen or abroad.

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