Free Online Self-Paced Arabic Courses

Online Self-paced Arabic 2 – Beginners Level

This course offers structured online self-study Arabic learning resources that cover 72 hours. Learners can choose the course duration according to their learning pace and availability. In this course, learners will learn the Arabic writing system through graded and contextualized activities that take them gradually from recognizing and writing letters to read and writing words and simple phrases. The activities also include systematic revision and consolidation of the learned items.

Along with literacy skills, students will also learn functional phrases and expressions through recorded dialogues and interactive activities. These include greetings, self-introductions, exchanging personal information, and short questions and answers in a variety of everyday situations.

The course uses interactive quizzes for presenting and practicing the new vocabulary, grammar, and reading comprehension. Learners get immediate feedback on their work through the Moodle learning platform.

Online Self-paced Arabic 2 – Elementary Level

This course offers structured online self-study Arabic learning resources that cover 72 hours. Learners can choose the course duration according to their learning pace and availability. In this course, learners will use a variety of authentic and semi-authentic texts to enhance their reading skills and develop effective reading strategies. They will be able to understand the overall meaning of a range of text types and extract detailed information. They will also be able to guess the meaning of unfamiliar words based on clues from the general context, sentence structure, and word form.

Throughout the process of reading, learners will expand their vocabulary to cover a range of topics such as food, sports, music, travel, and celebrities. They will also be able to produce short written texts to describe, narrate or exchange information.  Thanks to the simultaneous audio tracks that accompany the written content, learners will develop speed reading and better pronunciation of what they read.

The course uses interactive quizzes for presenting and practicing the new vocabulary, grammar, and reading comprehension. Learners get immediate feedback on their work through the Moodle learning platform.

Online Self-paced Arabic 3 – Intermediate Level

This course offers structured online self-study Arabic learning resources that cover 72 hours. Learners can choose the course duration according to their learning pace and availability. In this course, learners will expand their vocabulary through a graded and structured sequence of reading comprehension practice activities and develop more advanced reading strategies as they read texts of more complex language and deal with a wider range of topics. Also, learners will gain more control over vocabulary and grammatical structures through completing built-in functional writing assignments. The course also helps learners to explore and gain awareness of the culture of Egypt and the Arab world.

The course uses interactive quizzes for presenting and practicing the new vocabulary, grammar, and reading comprehension. Learners get immediate feedback on their work through the Moodle learning platform.

Course Duration

Each course covers 72 hours of self-study paced over 4-12 weeks according to learners’ pace and availability.