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Lesson 6a: This is my book

Learning Objectives: In this lesson, you will learn how to identify who something belongs to, and you will be able to talk about things that belong to you and others.

Lesson 6, Part A: Lesson 6, Part B:
  • Possessive Pronouns
Lesson 6, Part C:
  • iDaafa Phrases
Key Sentence: At the end of this lesson you'll be able to understand and use sentences similar to:

This is my book
haadhaa kitaabii
هٰذا كِتابي

Dialogue
Instructions:
  1. Take the Dialogue Vocab Quiz until you pass.
  2. Study the dialogue (Arabic and Translation) until you understand it.
  3. Listen to the audio at least twice.
  4. Read the dialogue out loud at least twice.
Dialogue
ArabicEnglish
كِتاب
kitaab
book
واجِب
waajib
homework
صَديق
Sadiiq (masc.)
friend
شَنطة
shanTa
bag
بَيت
bayt
house
لَيسَ
laysa
not
أَينَ
ayna
where
كُرة
kura
ball

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Dialogue Vocab

In this dialogue, the teacher is asking the student, Yousef, for his homework, and refers to a book on his desk.

Dialogue:
: Teacher
أَينَ واجِبُكَ؟
ayna waajibuka?
: Yuusef
.واجِبي في كِتابي
waajibii fii kitaabii.
: Teacher
هَل هٰذا كِتابُكَ؟
hal haadhaa kitaabuka?
: Yuusef
.لا, هٰذا لَيسَ كِتابي
.هٰذا كِتاب صَديقي
laa, haadhaa laysa kitaabii. haadhaa kitaab Sadiiqi.
: Teacher
أَينَ كِتابُكَ؟؟
ayna kitaabuka??
: Yuusef
.في شَنطة صَديقي
fii shanTa Sadiiqii.
: Teacher
وَ أَينَ شَنطتَه؟!؟
wa ayna shanTatu?!?
: Yuusef
.في بَيتي
fii baytii
Translation:
Teacher: Where is your homework?
Yuusef: My homework is in my book.
Teacher: Is this your book?
Yuusef: No, this is not my book. This is my friend's book.
Teacher: Where is your book??
Yuusef: In my friend's bag.
Teacher: And where is his bag?!?
Yuusef: At my house.