Grammar Teaching (A 11:00)

Teaching Grammar to Beginners

This clip concerns the issue of teaching grammar to beginners. This class is Arabic 101. The teacher is presenting a target grammar rule; forming the nisba adjective from nouns in order to express origin or affiliation. She uses various effective teaching skills such as staying in the target language by using pictures as visuals and drawing students’ attention to the grammar rule through repetition, comparison, and questions.

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