Soccer and the Arabic Language

For the first time in history, the World Cup will be held in an Arabic-speaking country. As an organization that is committed to advancing Arabic language education, we’re excited to share Arabic with you through soccer.

Access multilingual infographics, soccer-related Arabic lesson plans, and trivia on this page, then follow along on our social media channels for more content.


Test your World Cup knowledge in Arabic! This activity contains 35 questions in English and Arabic, broken down into six rounds: countries, numbers, vocabulary, mascots, colors, and bonus.

Lesson Plans

This series of five soccer-related lesson plans invites students to learn more about and engage with the Arabic language through the World Cup. The lesson plans were created for students at the novice-mid to intermediate level and can be adapted for elementary, middle, and high school students.

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#CheerArabic with us!

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