الواجب

Due Friday 5/29
Pre-write daily schedule
Part #2
Due Thursday 5/28
Part 5 directions and school rules
Pre-write part 5
"explain the rules by mentioning 3 things that are allowed and 3 things that are not allowed" + "Write directions from school to your house and draw a map"

Due Tuesday 5/26
Exam Day 6/2 11 AM

Create a study schedule. You have 10 days. How will you divide up your time?
Study in little bits each day. DO NOT TRY TO CRAM IT WILL CAUSE YOU TO FORGET MATERIAL.

1) This Weekend:
A. Generate a list of topics we have studied this year.
B. The exam will include reading and writing (and speaking is helpful for both)
C. For each topic and each skill, decide whether you are strong, shaky, or lost.
D. List these topics on a separate page starting with Shaky, then Strong, then Lost
E. Generate a list of study strategies you will use (writing lists, repetition, flashcards, quiz a partner, make a quiz, etc.)
You will want to spend most of your time reviewing the Shaky items and then work on mastering the Lost.

2) Review the Exam Instructions


Due Friday 5/21
Feedback on each section of the test
Due Wednesday 5/20
Reading Demo
http://aappl.actfl.org/demo
Due Tuesday 5/19
Write questions you can ask the interviewer
Review

Due Friday 5/15
Review vocabulary that we have studied that will help you answer the questions from class. List this vocabulary either by unit or by question


Due Wednesday 5/13
1) Watch "tips" on AAPPL website and complete a demo test
http://aappl.actfl.org/demo

2) Write 3 sample questions and answers

3) If you have not already, Email me your typed letter:
AAPPL- what do you remember. Write a letter (typed please!) to an Arabic 1 student taking the AAPPL this year.
-Include and introduction to the test, why you think we do it, strategies, suggestions, observations, reactions, advice etc. (1 page)

Due Monday 5/11
Quiz on Hotel vocab. You will read a dialogue and answer some questions about the information exchanged
Due Friday 5/8
Record yourself reading your own dialogue.

Due Wednesday 5/6
1) Review your dialogue and add to it as you see fit.
2) Read my dialogue and record your voice reading out loud.

Due Tuesday 5/5
Tomorrow in class you will write and record a dialogue between a man at reception and a hotel guest
Write a list of vocabulary you might need for the scenario

Due Monday 5/4
Review Vocab from today.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTItEGX3UKk
Due Friday 5/1
Refine and develop your questions. You should have questions and responses written. Be sure to practice your questions so that on Friday we can start with the dialogues.

Due Wednesday 4/29
Write a few questions (IN ARABIC!) that can be answered by looking at the materials you saw today in class

Due Tue 4/28

In Arabic- write 5 places you might need to find if you were in a hotel
For each place, write one corresponding question

Due Mon 4/27
Write a description of the location of major US states in relation to one another following the model in the text you read for Friday.

Due Friday 4/24
Read and mark words you recognize:
http://www.langnet.org/learn_obj/lo_launch.html?loid=15888
Due Wed 4/22
1) Send screen shots of your conversations to porcelli. Be sure to label who is who in the chat
a. directions in an arab city
b. directions in dc
2) Bring your directions from your house to school (due 4/20) to class
Due Tue 4/21
Download WhatsApp if you don't already have it
Choose a city in the Arab world and find a map of it. Bring it to class
Due Monday 4/20
Imagine you have an Arab exchange student staying with you. Write directions from your house to school
Due Friday 4/17
Imagine you are hosting an Arab visitor Write directions from one place they might visit in DC to another place in DC
Due Wednesday 4/15
1) Bring a cord to upload your video OR upload it to YouTube/ G-drive etc
2) Revise your written dialogue and bring your recoding (from wednesday) to class
Due Tuesday 4/14
1) Find 2 locations (and a map) of a city in the Arab world.
2) write notes about directions from one to the other. In class you will write the full dialogue and practice speaking
Due Monday 4/13
List vocabulary you need to know for giving/ getting directions
Due Friday 4/10
Summarize your research about Kuwait. Make sure to provide specific information and pursue various sources

Due Friday 3/27
Read + React:

Due Wednesday 3/25
Respond to the questions in your packet. Choose 1 or 2 questions and write a reflection. About 1 page.
Due Wednesday 3/18
Review vocabulary- body parts and sicknesses.

Vocabulary Quiz on Friday
Due Tuesday 3/17
Imagine you are going to the doctor. You have 1 of the problems we discussed in class. What questions will he ask? What will he tell you that you must do?
Write a scenario in Arabic.

Due Monday 3/16
Review body parts vocabulary

Song from class
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBmqctKzsiI
Due Friday 3/13
Using the vocabulary from class, write a description of a person's body that your classmate will use to make a drawing in class on friday.

Due Wednesday 3/11
Study body parts
http://www.langnet.org/learn_obj/lo_launch.html?loid=15455


Due Tuesday 3/10
Study your 5 vocab words quick quiz tomorrow
Last Jamarek practice tomorrow


Due Friday 3/6
Review vocabulary
Write words you need to know to describe the professions - write any new professions you'd like to know (10 words max)

Due Wednesday 3/4
Write sentences about 10 professions (where do they work? what do they work with? with whom do they work?)

Due Tuesday 3/3
practice writing professions vocabulary

Due Monday 3/2
Review professions vocabulary

Due Friday 2/27
Due Wednesday 2/25
Profession
Due Wednesday 2/25
Profession
Due Tuesday 2/24
Memorize your dialogue

Due Monday 2/23
Finish your dialogue using the phrases from class today

Due Friday 2/20
Write an airport dialogue with the "Jamarik"
Use the visa application to discover the kinds of information and the vocabulary that should be included

Due Tuesday 2/17
Use visa application to discover new vocabulary words.
List the words on a separate page
Study/ review airport vocabulary
Due Friday 2/13
Read new words from vocabulary packet
Study new vocabulary

Due Tuesday 2/10
Use "bismillah" and "al hamdulilah/ nshkur allah" at the beginning and end of activities between now and class

Due Friday 2/6
Practice Dialogue.



Due Wednesday 2/4
Write Dialogue for scene.
Practice your part.
Outline your scene
Write words you need

Due Tuesday
Watch the video


restaurant scenario

Try to discover the phrases being used
Take short dictations of different sections

Due Monday
Practice vocabulary


Due Wednesday 1/28
Create restaurant dialogue 5 lines at least
Review Vocabulary

Due Tuesday 1/27

Due Monday 1/26
1) Course evaluation
2) Using your menu, respond to the following questions:
Could you order?
What would you order?
What problems might you have?
What would you like to know? (e.g. what does a dish look like? What is in it? How does it taste? etc...)
What words do you need?


Due Monday 1/19
Find a menu in Arabic
Use your critical reading skills to find words you know and discover 2 new vocabulary words

Due Friday 1/16
drawing
What does the "je suis charlie" sign mean? Why is he holding it?
Why is he crying?
What does "all is forgiven" mean?
Who is forgiving? Who is forgiven? What is forgiven?


Due Tuesday 1/13
Before the meeting, please reflect on the following questions:Why do you study Arabic?What are your goals? What are your specific short term and long term goals? How will language learning help you in your work?Do you think everyone should learn a language? Why?In what ways do you think learning Arabic is an asset to you, your community, and your career?
You should prepare questions for our visitor as well. The bio is below.


Our guest is Ms. Monique Roske She teaches translation at UMD and has a side business for training and testing high school students who can earn college credit for proficiency in a heritage language. She also lobbies on behalf of JNCL-NCLIS the National Council for Languages and International Studies. Its mission is to ensure all Americans have the opportunity to learn and use English and at least one other language.
Due Monday 1/12
NUTS!

listen to
PBS NEWSHOUR

Due Friday 1/9
1. Prepare your research about the holidays to be displayed- pictures, neat write-up
2. Review vocabulary from class المكسرات

Due Wednesday 1/7
Follow up on your research about the holidays
Check out:
New Year in Dubai

Zgougou

Due Tuesday 1/6/2015
Choose a country in the Arab world and find information about the holidays in the Arab world.
You can use pictures, video, FB posts, tweets, foods, dishes etc. to describe the holiday.
Find your info on the embassy websites, social media, wikipedia, or using several targeted google searches.

1) How do the Arabs celebrate:
-Christmas?
-New Year?

2) What is "Mawlid"?

Due Monday 12/15
Descriptions of new vocabulary in Arabic


12-8/9
Monday Listening http://www.laits.utexas.edu/aswaat/video_s.php#/0/ingredients_eggplant_salad/

Tuesday listening http://www.laits.utexas.edu/aswaat/video_s.php#/0/tabouli_elementary/


Porcelli Out- Shehab Sub
Homework due: Name of dish and list of ingredients for 2 videos from class
http://www.laits.utexas.edu/aswaat/video_s.php#/0/fatoush_elementary/
http://www.laits.utexas.edu/aswaat/video_s.php#/0/baba_ghanouj_elementary/

12-3
Enter your vocabulary on the google doc
12-2
Break
2 sentences about yourself, 2 about a male classmate, 2 about a female classmate

a. Where were you? With whom
b. Where was he/ she? with whom

Presentations tomorrow



11-25
Written portions of your project due electronically

11-18
Quiz on fruits and vegetables.
Writing, speaking
11-17
Practice fruit and vegetable vocabulary
الخضروات
Fruits
11-14
Write the words for the vegetables

الخضروات

11-11
Review Vocabulary, Practice Pronunciation
Fruits
11-10
Fruits vocabulary
11-7
Find a recipe in Arabic. Bring it to class
11-5

8 new Masdars

الشرب

الجري

الدراسة

الرقص

التنظيف

الاستراحة

الاستماع

الجلوس


11-4
Learn the 6 "masdars" from class today
الاكل
النوم
الكلام
الغش
التصوير
التدخين

11-1
Writting in Arabic- list the things that are forbidden and permitted @ school

ممنوع Prohibitted
مسموح Permitted
10-29
Quiz on after school activities- Oral and written!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOLKlzSWHMo&feature=youtube_gdata_player
10-28
5 questions about after school activities for a partner. Write some for guys and some for girls

10-27
Choose 5 verbs from our new vocabulary and make a full present tense conjugation chart for each
10-24
Use the new vocabulary words in sentences by saying when you do each thing
use the phrases:
every day كل يوم
Usually عادة
Sometimes احيانا
Never ابدا
10-22
Link fixed!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOLKlzSWHMo&feature=youtube_gdata_player

10-21
Quiz corrections
10-20
Use context to discover new vocabulary
Write 3 vocabulary words that are on your Arabic scheudle

10-16
Find a schedule in Arabic with times (TV, Films, Train, Flight etc)

Quiz Friday

انظف اسناني
امشط شعري
المدرسة تبدأ
المدرسة تنتهي



10-2
Continue to review words for time and schedule.

Due 10-1
Re- write your daily schedule (including specific times) using as many of the vocabulary words as possible.

Due 9-30
Using text plus, practice reading aloud
Discover the meaning of 3 new phrases
Due 9-29
Schedule Reading
(click text plus to hear the text read aloud)

9-24
Reading/ Listening

Study vocabulary
Schedule Reading
(click text plus to hear the text read aloud)
schedule Reading 2
Daily schedule Listening
9-23
Study Vocabulary for schedule
Learn new vocabulary

9-22
Know/want to know vocabulary

9-19
Partner shedule

Due 9-17
Daily schedule with times and verbs
include:
في الصــــباح
في المــسـاء
في الــلــيــل

Due 9-16
Review question words. Quiz tomorrow.
Review schedule vocabulary.

Due 9-15
Write questions about your classmates' weekends with each of the words on the PDF. You will ask these questions on Monday.

Due 9-12
Questions and answers dialogue. (4-6 questions and answers)
Write a dialogue of questions and answers that uses a wide variety of vocabulary from different units last year.

Due 9-10 الاربعاء
Listening worksheet Due Wed

Break/ Class Descriptions Due Wednesday
1) Description of your break
2) Description of a classmate's break
3) Description of your class schedule
--> A picture to accompany


Due 9-9 الثلاثاء
Listening part 2
Careful listening
Introduction Listening

Due 8-9 الاثنين
1) Re-written description of break and class with picture (s).


2) Careful listening
Introduction Listening

Due 5-9 الجمعة


1) Conjugation practice
-Past tense conjugation quiz on Friday


2) Begin re-writing/ typing break description and class descriptions


Due 3-9 الاربعاء
Reading Comp- Schedule
1) Look for words and roots you know
2) Look for similarities and differences


know/ want to know:

Due 2-9 الثلاثاء
1) Make corrections to your sentences about your break and your partner's break. Include new sentences and more details.
2) Add sentences about the classes you are taking this year.
3) Review past tense conjugations

Due 29-8 الجمعة
Write 3-5 sentences in the past tense about your partner's break

Due 28-8 الخميس
1) Revise your break description
-->Change the verbs to past tense

Due 27-8 الاربعاء
1) Revise your break description
-add 2 sentences about yourself
-add 2 sentences about someone else in class (1 boy/ 1 girl)

Due: الثلاثاء 8-26
1) Review Syllabus

2) Sign Photo Release and Syllabus


3) Write a short description of your break in Arabic (3 sentences max)