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The Foreign Service Institute has classified Arabic as a "Super-Hard" language. It is estimated that learning Arabic to a Professional Working Proficiency in the language (a score of Speaking-3/Reading-3 on the Interagency Language Roundtable scale) will take an average of 88 weeks (2200 class hours).
Foreign Service Institute Modern Written Arabic:
Madinah Books (3 books with accompanying video lectures)
Pimsleur offers a course in Modern Standard Arabic.
- ↑ U.S. Department of State; FSI's Experience with Language Learning; https://www.state.gov/m/fsi/sls/c78549.htm