I started taking arabic lessons with Ms Hala Loulou when I was a PhD
student. Now I am a professor and still take lessons from her for
maintainance and improvement.
When I started I was only able to read a few words. In a couple of
years working with her, I was able to read arabic newspapers, consume
arabic media with ease, and communicate in standard arabic at near
native fluency. Now I can also read very old legal texts with
In short, if you are dedicated, she can help you acheive high levels
of proficiency in Arabic.