Foreign Languages

All students have to choose one of three foreign languages taught at IBA -- French, Arabic, and Mandarin – and progress towards an advanced level of comprehension and communication in it. A sequence of four courses proceeds from an introduction to grammar, punctuation and vocabulary, to proficiency in listening and speaking, and finally to an analysis of literary and cultural texts produced in the language studied.


The instructors of Arabic Language course are provided by Society of the Promotion of Arabic.


The instructors of Chinese Language course are provided by Confucius Institute University of Karachi.


The instructors of French Language course are provided by Alliance française de Karachi.