Reading and Writing the Arabic Script
13 lessons using a step by step approach to learning the Arabic letters and how they join.
Five free youtube lessons for beginners with a particular focus on pronunciation. Includes free downloadable textbook.
26 detailed tutorials on the Arabic script each focusing on one or two letters.
Immersive animated video series primarily designed for children (but no reason why adults can't use it too!). Lots of free samples on youtube with main series + accompanying material available to purchase.
Popular series of youtube tutorial mainly focusing on practical spoken Arabic.
General Arabic CoursesA very well designed EU funded Arabic language course which is also available in a number of other European languages.
Some lessons are still under construction but this Islamic website offers a free traditional online Arabic course.
GrammarExcellent series of youtube Arabic lessons covering the basics of grammar.
Ten free Youtube grammar tutorials designed to complement the Madinah series of textbooks.
Hundreds of free electronic flashcards to download with accompanying audio. You can use this free software to keep track of your progress.Vocabulary clearly pronounced on video with pictures and English translation.
Online Arabic picture dictionary with vocabulary arranged by topic.
TextbooksOrganised well structured book series starting from scratch and progressing till advanced level. Mainly focusing on grammar and vocabulary. Accompanying flashcards, CDs and posters available. Books 1 and 2 of this series contain essential material for any Arabic learner. There's also a separate series aimed at children called 'Arabic Without Tears'.
Another excellent book series starting from pre-school level (Arabic Alphabet Activity Book) and ending with advanced level Arabic grammar. Designed originally as school textbooks with accompanying workbooks (US Style) but very useful for adult learners also nonetheless.
G&W Arabic Books (Includes Mastering Arabic series)
Particular focus on practical spoken Arabic. Teaches Modern Standard Arabic but with occasional transgression into dialect. Perfect for those studying for GCSE Arabic.
Media and Business Arabic
Contemporary news articles in Arabic with flashcards containing the key vocabulary news terms clearly pronounced with English translation. This is the place to go if you want to understand the news in Arabic!
Another EU funded multimedia course focusing mainly on travel and business Arabic. You can do this course in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish or Italian.
Understanding the Quran
Full Tajweed course starting from scratch.
Vocabulary from the Quran listed alphabetically (book 1) and by topic (book 2)
Flashcards and memory games aimed at memorising the most frequently occuring words in the Quran.
More than 200 nouns from the Quran in the form of flashcards arranged by topic in albums.
Downloadable flashcards with the names of some animals mentioned in the Quran.
Colouring and sticker book for children. Sadly out of print so now difficult to get hold of.