No one can argue against learning a language while young. A younger person can more easily grasp a language and gain proficiency at a rapid rate, and Arabic is the language to learn.
Learning a language can be easy if given the right program. However, proficiency is something that can be a ponderous task. Everyone will tell you to learn while young. Horizons in the Arabic Language builds the best base towards proficiency since it was specifically designed for young learners. Students enjoy the program and gain mastery over Arabic quite easily. The program actively incorporates visual aids and posters, and since most are visual learners, the program has a high success rate.
The program uses a more natural approach to language. First of all, visual aids are used to increase understanding; once students grasp understanding of the language, communication skills are applied. Often question and answer sessions are used which build conversational skills with understanding. As always, vocabulary progresses rapidly with emphasis on building reading skills. Levels build upon each other with progressions at comfortable levels corresponding to grade level. Furthermore, there is exposure to Arabic and Islamic culture; in fact, there are Islamic themes throughout the series with many different approaches to exercises to ease understanding and grasping of language. Along with a handwriting practice book, there is a workbook.