A handy Arabic phrasebook and guide to the Arabic language, Survival Arabic contains basic vocabulary necessary for getting around.
This book contains all the necessary words and phrases for speaking Arabic in any kind of setting. Perfect for students, tourists, or business people learning Arabic or travelling to the Arab world, it also contains a beginner guide to the Arabic language, allowing for a deeper understanding of Arabic than a typical Arabic phrasebook or Arabic dictionary. The book is organized by situations where one might need to speak Arabic such as: at the hotel, in a taxi, using numbers, etc. All Arabic words and phrases are written in Romanized form as well as Authentic Arabic script (Naskh) so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with.
This phrasebook includes:
Hundreds of useful Arabic words and expressions.
Romanized forms, phonetic spellings, and Arabic script (Naskh) for all words and phrases.
An introduction to the Arabic Alphabet.
A pronunciation guide for Arabic letters and words.
A guide to Arabic grammar.
A section on specific titles and place names.
Not everyone has time to attend regular Arabic classes. A busy schedule, however, does not mean you cannot learn Arabic. With this fun and easy Arabic phrase book you will soon be speaking Arabic without fear or fuss! Titles in this bestselling phrase book series include: Survival Japanese, Survival Arabic, Survival Chinese, Survival Tagalog, Survival Hindi, and Survival Korean
About the Author: Dr. Fethi Mansouri lectures in Middle Eastern Language and Culture Studies at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. He has conducted numerous studies on the learning and teaching of Arabic as a second language, and has also pioneered research on the mental and psychological aspects of learning Arabic. He has published many books on foreign language pedagogy and multicultural education.