How do you manage to motivate yourself to learn Arabic for years, even decades? Marco Rateitschak has been learning Arabic since 1999. In a guest article, he describes his journey and offers valuable advice for anyone in such a situation. A survival guide for lifelong learners of Arabic.
The animated movie Alephia 2053 portrays a dystopian future of a fictional Arab state. It was viewed 8 million times on YouTube. A bonus for Arabic learners: it is in Standard Arabic with subtitles (English, French, Arabic).
Many websites offer free Arabic lessons. Two of the best are Playaling and material of the Defense Language Institute.