Arabic is a semitic language, (of the family of the afro-Asian languages) which is mainly spoken in North Africa and in the Middle East. It is the official language of 20 countries and also one of the official languages of the UNO.
Arabic is currently the fifth most spoken language in the world.
It is a language loaded with history, which is very useful for those who study subjects relative to Middle Eastern history, to the its religions or simply for translations. It is used by those who work in international trade companies.
The best way to learn Arabic is to go in a country where it is regularly spoken, where the learning process will be much faster and more dynamic.
Spend your summer or spring vacation abroad with other kids, learn a language, and have fun!