Helping students of Arabic understand, self-assess, and improve their oral proficiency

What is this guide?

This guide is designed to help you understand and improve your Arabic oral proficiency by learning about:
  • What oral proficiency is and how it relates to your language learning goals
  • A set of guidelines that can be used to rate your speaking ability
  • The kind of outcomes you can reasonably expect after different amounts of Arabic study

After that, you can apply what you've learned by:

  • Listening to examples of real students speaking Arabic at different levels
  • Rating your own speaking ability

How do I use the guide?

  • The guide has an introduction followed by five main sections, a review of what you've learned, and resources for further learning.
  • Use the right arrow on the bottom of the page to go to the next page.
  • Use the left arrow to go back to the previous page.
  • You can also navigate to other sections using the sidebar on the left.
  • Click the See more links to view and hide additional information.

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