In The name of Allah the Compassionate the Merciful
The Arabic Alphabet counts 28 letters, & it is very important to know that the Arabic script is read & written from right to left.
The Arabic letters are very similar to English letter sounds, e.g. Baa is very close to letter ‘B’ in the English language, which is a useful way to remember the sounds of the letters.
In Arabic, there are three short vowel-marks which enable the letter to make a sound a similar way to the English Language, for instance (a,e,I,u) ; we’ll cover them later insha`Allah.
Don’t forget to bring a pen & a paper to practice.
Letter name: alif
Letter sound: a
It is similar to number 1, with a small (hamza) over it.
How to write the letter :
Remember that in Arabic language you should write from right to left, so when you write the letter you should write it the same direction it is shown in the above figure.
& you could write it several times to practice it very well:
hope that it was well introduced.
Thank you very much, till the next lesson insha`Allah (by the will of Allah)