The first semester will begin July 9, with registration due June 9.

PANAMA CITY — The Islamic Understanding Institute is offering Arabic lessons at various levels starting this summer.

The classes, which range from beginner to advanced, are offered in four-month semesters, with the first semester beginning July 9. Courses are led by Mohammad Makram, who has been teaching Arabic as a second language for 15 years.

Classes cost $100 per month, plus course materials, and will meet from 6-7 p.m. three times a week at 237-F W. 15th St. in Panama City. The deadline to apply is June 9.

For more information, call 850-215-4840 or visit www.iuipc.com.