Learning Arabic can be fun and easy, with the assistance of these self-paced courses. These complete systems (books and/or tapes) take you through the essentials of pronunciation, grammar, reading, and writing the Arabic language - both classical and Modern Standard Arabic.
Arguably the best Arabic textbook/cassette course available today, often used in universities. By Kristen Brustad; includes text, audio and video cassettes.
Classic self-contained course in the Arabic language, often used in university language courses. Published by Cambridge University Press in the 1980s. 0521272955
This program in Modern Standard Arabic starts with the basics, but moves on to practical phrases, writing, grammar, and verb forms. One book and two cassettes.
For the more advanced student, this is an essential reference about grammar, parts of speech, verb conjugations, and more.
Three books and five tapes make up one of the best programs to learn Qur'anic Arabic in a self-paced, independent program. Each lesson covers the grammar, structure, vocabulary, pronunciation of the language in its classical form. Published by Muslims Education & Literary Services (MELS) in the U.K.
Another widely-recommended academic book/cassette set, with a heavy emphasis on Arabic grammar.
The popular, handy Arabic-English dictionary, small paperback but thorough... a must-have reference.