Here you can find free activities to practise your reading skills. Reading will help improve your understanding of the language and build your vocabulary.


The self-study Arabic lessons in these sections are written and organised by levels based on the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR). There are different types of texts, recordings and videos with interactive exercises and worksheets that practice the skills you need.

These lessons are for beginner Arabic level (A1 – A2). Start here to select another skill or level.

For the best results, you need to be familiar with the Arabic alphabet. If you haven’t already, start with our workbook here.

A Food Menu

Level: A1

Read a food menu to practise and improve your Arabic reading skills. 

A Gym Poster

Level: A1

Read a gym poster to practise and improve your Arabic reading skills.


Level: A2

Read a flyer for a holiday trip to pracitse and improve your Arabic reading skills.

Email from a

Level: A2

Read an informal email to practise and improve your Arabic reading skills.

Learn Arabic with our digital courses in 20 minutes a day

Learning a dialect makes it easier to interact with others especially if you’re surrounded by Arabic speakers. Our digital courses are a great way to learn Arabic especially if you’re focused on speaking and understanding colloquial Arabic.

Introduction to Gulf Arabic