Many new Muslims wish to learn Arabic. Why? To read Qur’an, to better understand the Arabic used in prayers and worship, and to aid the study of Islam more generally.
Here we summarise some of the best resources online and in print. If there are any that you think should be added, please use the comments form at the bottom of the page to let us know.
This is the first step for anyone wishing to learn Arabic. This short, excellent little book will teach you how to read the Arabic script, and then to write it with suprising ease.
Designed to be used with CDs / cassettes, this is a very useful resources for those studying in isolation.
This is an expensive option, but arguably the best for those without access to a teacher. You get qualified teacher support and a huge library of detailed exercises that use sound and video to reinforce learning.