Arabic Course Materials

Arabic Language Course Materials

The 10-week and online Cactus Arabic courses are structured around an Arabic language course book. The Cactus teachers will use the course book activities and exercises in class, and may also use the course book to set homework. The course book will be used approximately 60% of the time, with the other 40% made up of activities and tasks sourced by the teacher from additional resources. Your teacher will use their own materials, practice activities from other books, and authentic materials from newspapers, magazines, the internet, video, radio, and podcasts. On this page you can check which course book you need to purchase for your level. We also offer our top tips on how to make the most of your course book.

Level Book ISBN
Beginner 1 Read and Speak Arabic (Units 1-4) 9781260031010
Beginner 2 Read and Speak Arabic (Units 5-8) 9781260031010
Beginner 3 Mastering Arabic 1 (Units 7 – 11) 9781137380449/9780230013100
Elementary 1 Mastering Arabic 1 (Units 13 – 14) 9781137380449/9780230013100
Elementary 2 Mastering Arabic 1 (Units 15 – 17) 9781137380449/9780230013100
Elementary 3 Mastering Arabic 1 (Units 18 – 20) 9781137380449/9780230013100
Intermediate 1 Mastering Arabic 2 (Units 1 – 4) 9780230220881/9781352008500
Intermediate 2 Mastering Arabic 2 (Units 5 – 9) 9780230220881/9781352008500
Intermediate 3 Mastering Arabic 2 (Units 10 -14) 9780230220881/9781352008500
Upper Intermediate Teacher’s Own Materials N/A
Advanced Teacher’s Own Materials N/A
Proficient Teacher’s Own Materials N/A


Where to Buy your Book

Cactus works with the European Book Shop in central London to ensure that all the course books we use are available for our students to purchase. There is a 10% discount with the European Book Shop for Cactus students. You may also find your course book on Amazon.

How to Book your Course

If you haven’t yet booked your Arabic evening course, check our offers page for our latest discounts, and book your course here.

Helpful Course Information

Free Arabic Level Test
Arabic Course Outline
Language Course Questions
Free Online Arabic Resources
Cactus Teacher Profiles

For more information on any of our courses, or just general advice on language learning, please call us on 01273 830 960 or contact us. Our multilingual team will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Language Holidays Abroad

Cactus also offers Arabic language holidays in Jordan and Morocco.


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