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  • In this lesson we will practice some examples that we covered earlier. Please read from right to left. The first column shows the letters individually. To hear the sound of each letter which forms the word, click on the letter. To hear the full word pronounced, click on the word in the column Final Form.
  • Pay careful attention to how letters are joined. Remember letters can have different shapes depending on whether they are in the beginning, middle or end of a word.


Final Form
(i.e. how the letters will look when joined)

Changed Form
(i.e. to see how each letter has changed - joined form)

Letters on their own

He Sat.


جَـ ـلـَ ـسَ

جَ  لَ  سَ

He wrote.


كَـ ـتَـ ـبَ

كَ  تَ  بَ

He drank.


شَـ  ـرِ  بَ

شَ  رِ  بَ

He went out.


خَـ  ـرَ  جَ

خَ  رَ  جَ

He opened.


فَـ ـتَـ ـحَ

فَ  تَ  حَ

He understood.


فَـ ـهِـ ـمَ

فَ  هِ  مَ

  • We will continue practicing joining letters and reading in the next lesson In-Shā’-Allâh (God willing).
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