The Arabic Language by Sabah Ghazzawi (Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.)

This teaching module gives a useful introduction to the Arabic language. It includes the history of the Arabic language, its usage in the contemporary world, and an abbreviated explanation of its structure and grammatical distinctives. It also includes a chart of the Arabic alphabet and examples of calligraphy, as well as a suggested resources list and classroom activity suggestions. It provides a wonderful resource for the beginner Arabic student and Arabic language instructors.

http://ccas.georgetown.edu/files/teaching_arabic.pdf