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        ARABIC EDUCATION  

      

  MISSION


The mission of the BIAE Arabic Language Program, is to empower the New Horizon School students with adequate Arabic language skills to enable them to read and comprehend the Qur'an. The BIAE believes that in promoting the four language skills (listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing), the students will be able to understand Islam from its authentic sources and interact actively with Arabic as a living language.

      

  METHODOLOGY


To achieve its mission, the Arabic Language Program (ALP), combines the Arabic textbooks in the curriculum with supplementary audiovisual material and extra-curricular activities that enhances the child's proficiency in the four language skills. This is carried out through various games, role-playing, singing and other activities during the language class.

      

  BENEFITS OF LEARNING


To correctly recite and easily comprehend the Qur'an is the goal of all Muslims. Learning Modern Standard Arabic is an essential means towards achieving this goal.

      

  ACHIEVEMENTS TO DATE


Achievements to date include:

Students: Individual assessment of each student and placement according to his/her language level at the beginning of the year, for all grades.

Libraries: Establishment of an Arabic Language section in each school.

Arabic Teachers Development: Continuous training workshops on modern methods of teaching Arabic language skills. Teachers are able to deliver language lessons in an interesting and scientific way.

Pre-Elementary Program:  Developed a successful program for Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL). The program is called "Haya Natakalam Ma'a", which is introduced in the three Pre-Elementary levels. This is a complete program of storybooks accompanied by audio CDs, lessons for teachers, homework, assessment tests, color-in books and songs on audio CDs.

      

  FORUM


Developed an online Forum for the New Horizon Schools' Qur'anic-, Islamic Studies and Arabic language teachers to communicate with and assist one another. In this Forum, teachers are able to share their lesson plans, exams, worksheets, projects and supplementary material.


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