The Arabic alphabet is written from right to left. There are 29 consonants and 6 vowels (3 short vowels, 3 long vowels).
The 3 long vowels can be vocalized hence they become consonants.
We are introducing the alphabet not in their alphabetical order, rather similar looking letters are grouped together so that we stress early on the importance of the special features for each letter and help students form categories which can help throughout the learning process.
Here is a list of some of the key words we might be using: