Arabic Read Alouds: Searching and Colors

This week, we are going over how to search for and find things in Arabic. We’ll also learn the male and female words for colors!

You don’t need any experience to join. We all read together and go over the meanings of the words.

We have been using the Arabic books that are used here in Saudi schools. They are designed for native speakers, but they have some great resources that go along with them including listening activities and games.

Click here to download the main book.

Today’s activities are on page 41-44.

Arabic Vocabulary and Speaking Practice

Today, we will talk about two Arabic phrases that we need when searching for things:

أَبْحَثُ عَنْ I am searching for...

وَجَدْتُ I found...

Watch the video to see how these phrases are used as we find some differences in two different pictures. Try using them around the house.

Review Printables

My kids are still learning to properly use colors with male and female words. So this week, I made a worksheet to help them. It will help with 3 skills, inshaa Allaah.

1) Writing: Trace the letters and sentences.

2) Grammar: Notice the difference between how colors are used with words when they have ة. Words that end with ة are usually female, so we have to use the female color word. (Sounds confusing, but it will be clear from the worksheet, inshaa Allaah.)

3) Speaking: Say each sentence out loud. Notice the patterns and try to swap out the words for other colorful things around your house. 

Review colors while practicing reading, writing, and speaking.

Traceable pages for coloring and writing practice.

This printable is based on a video by T’alam m’a Zakariyyah on Youtube.

How to View the Recordings

On a computer, the menu is on the left-hand side.

On a mobile, the menu is on the top right.

You can watch all of the Read Aloud recordings over on the free section of our Teachable site. Once you join, you can view all the recordings by clicking “Included Courses”.

The recordings and the course on the Teachable site are for women only.

Women only please.

How to Join Us Live

We’re holding the Read Alouds weekly on Mondays at 3pm Saudi Time. That’s 1pm UK time and 8am EST.

The Zoom links are shared via Telegram each week. Send me a message on Telegram to be added to our group.

Note, the Read Alouds are not a formal class. They are just a chance to practice reading, and learn some new words along the way. Our focus is on practicing reading and speaking with new sentences so that we can grow our Arabic skills as a family. 

Please feel free to let me know if you notice any errors in videos.

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