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Arabic Online Kids: Spring 2022

Start Date: Sunday, January 9, 2022 | End Date: Sunday, April 3, 2022 | Note: Daylight Savings Time begins March 13, 2022

Arabic Online Kids brings all the great teaching resources of our adult Arabic Online program to a children's friendly format. Built for children ages six to sixteen, the program provides an enriching interactive language experience with some of the top Arabic teachers of our age.

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Arabic Online Kids | Spring 2022
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Program Details

    Utilizing the incredible teaching staff that launched the Suhba Fellowship Arabic program, Arabic Online focuses on providing foundational, intermediate, and advanced language instruction. The program mixes classical and modern Arabic language instruction focusing on language comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing.

    What makes this program unique is that the vocabulary used has been specifically tailored to aid in the students ability to access the Quran and Hadith as they develop intellectually, spiritually and academically. Furthermore, the texts used in class and homework were written and developed in order to expose students to beautiful Islamic values and adab.

    12-week Arabic Program

    • Full time, part time and weekend school available

    • Over forty years of combined experience in teaching Arabic to non-native speakers

    • Small class sizes (9 students maximum)

Arabic Kids Chart A Spriing 2022

NOTES:

  • Daylight savings time (DST) will begin on March 13, 2022. Programs A, B, D and E, F and H will remain in Eastern Standard Time, the class time in Istanbul will move back one hour.

  • Programs C and G will remain in Istanbul time; the time in New York City will move forward one hour.

  • Programs B, C,D, F, G and H will include an optional review day weekly.

Review Day Schedule:

Arabic Kids Chart B Spring 2022

Teachers

Curriculum Details

Ages 6-7

This level concentrates on:

  • Being able to introduce one’s self
  • Being able to use basic phrases such as greetings and giving thanks
  • Learning some of the Arabic letters and how to write them
  • Learning basic words (family, fruits, vegetables, colors, and animals)
  • The numbers from 1-10
  • Memorizing various Hadiths and Quranic Ayas relating to morals

This level concentrates on:

  • Being able to introduce one’s self and family
  • Being able to answer many questions pertaining to one’s surroundings (the house, colors, animals, and clothing) by using a few words or simple sentences
  • Reading and writing some letters from the Arabic alphabet
  • The fundamental building blocks for learning to read and write
  • Writing some simple words
  • Reading and writing the numbers from 1-10
  • Memorizing various Hadiths and Quranic Ayas relating to morals

Ages 8 and above

This level concentrates on:

  • Listening, reading, and writing the Arabic letters
  • Analysis and syntax of words and copying some sentences
  • Learning some basic vocabulary words and well known sentences
  • Being able to read simple words and sentences
  • Learning some simple issues relating to personal life (introducing one’s self, family, things, colors, clothing, and animals)
  • The numbers from 1-20
  • Memorizing various Hadiths and Quranic Ayas relating to morals

This level concentrates on:

  • Familiar topics related to daily life
  • Being able to introduce one’s self and family
  • Talking about one’s clothing and daily routine
  • Talking about parts of one’s house and what’s inside it
  • Talking about the classroom and what’s inside it
  • Talking about occupations, shopping, buying, and selling
  • Being able to describe people or animals
  • Learning about the weather and the four seasons
  • Exposing the student to fundamental grammar rules needed in previous topics
  • Being able to write simple words and sentences
  • Memorizing various Hadiths and Quranic Ayas relating to morals

This level concentrates on:

  • Being able to describe one’s surroundings
  • Being able to describe external and internal characteristics
  • Learning about family ties and respect for the family
  • Expressing feelings
  • Using different verb tenses
  • Learning about biographies
  • Trying to make simple comparisons between 2 familiar countries or places
  • Talking about food, health, and doctor visits
  • Exposing the student to some simple descriptive and narrative long texts related to social topics
  • Exposing the student to fundamental grammar rules needed in previous topics
  • Memorizing various Hadiths and Quranic Ayas relating to morals

This level concentrates on:

  • Narrating past events
  • Reading time in Arabic
  • Learning how to give directions
  • Describing how to make food
  • Learning how to compare and contrast
  • Learning some popular proverbs, how they originated, and how to use them
  • Learning some stories of the Prophets and stories from the Quran
  • Discussing stories or movies
  • Memorizing various Hadiths and Quranic Ayas relating to morals
  • Starting to learn the basics of Arabic grammar

This level concentrates on:

  • Topics pertaining to scholarly figures
  • Learning psychology, events, and celebrations
  • Learning to describe historical places
  • Being able to describe and narrate the past, present, and future
  • Learning the basics of Arabic grammar

Testimonials

The Al-Mad­i­na Ara­bic Inten­sive Sum­mer Pro­gram is a pro­gram our fam­i­ly has always dreamed of and has tru­ly been life chang­ing! Every one of my four chil­dren has had a teacher that was pas­sion­ate, enthu­si­as­tic, engag­ing and encour­ag­ing with them every step of the way with instruc­tion and one on one inter­ac­tions. My kids have devel­oped a deep root­ed love for the lan­guage and we will always be indebt­ed to Al-Mad­i­na Insti­tute. We look for­ward to con­tin­u­ing and being able to have the kids speak to their fam­i­ly over­seas as well as under­stand the glo­ri­ous lan­guage of the Qur’an.

-Dr. Nibal Zaghloul and Zeina Saymeh