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Essential Arabic Phrase Bookby Fethi Mansouri
Synopses & Reviews
andlt;bandgt;A concise Arabic phrase book and guide to the Arabic Language, andlt;iandgt;Essential Arabicandlt;/iandgt; contains basic vocabulary necessary for communicating in Arabic.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Have you ever considered learning Arabic, but been put off by the unusual look of the script? Don't let yourself be scared away! The Arabic language has been called "the most eloquent, plain and deep of the meanings that might arise in one's mind." and with this concise and thoughtful phrasebook you will soon see why.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;As Arabic is an official language of 27 countries, many of them of strategic importance to the United States, it is no wonder that Arabic is the fastest-growing language taught at U.S. colleges and universities. Part of Tuttle Publishing's andlt;iandgt;Essential Phrasebooksandlt;/iandgt; Series, andlt;iandgt;Essential Arabicandlt;/iandgt; is a great first introduction and phrasebook for the language of the Arabian Peninsula and beyond. Perfect for business people or tourist traveling to the Middle East or for students who want to supplement their learning (and get an A in Arabic!), this book's easy indexing feature allows it to act as an Arabic phrasebook or as a Arabic to English Dictionary/ English to Arabic Dictionary. A clever "point to" feature allows you to simply point to a phrase translated in Arabic without the need to say a single word. You will soon find yourself turning to andlt;iandgt;Essential Arabicandlt;/iandgt; again and again when visiting the Arab world and working or interacting with Arabic speakersandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In this book you will find:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Over 1500 practical sentences for everyday use.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; A glossary of over 200 terms and expressions.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Latest Arabic vocabulary and Arabic phrases for smart phones, social media and more.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Titles in this bestselling series of phrasebooks include: andlt;iandgt;Essential Japanese, Essential Chinese, Essential Korean, Essential Tagalog, and Essential Arabicandlt;/iandgt;.
Index marks and margin headings allow the sections to be found with ease
This two-colour book contains the essential information needed by first-time and experienced travellers alike, presented in a concise, accessible, and easy-to-understand format.
Part of a series intended for the business traveller, who wishes to enter into the language and culture of more "exotic" locations. Arranged alphabetically by English headword this book on Arabic includes a vocabulary with phrase book, cultural and linguistic notes.
About the Author
Gerald Allen has written over 300 articles and at least 25 books about reef fishes.
Table of Contents
* Pronunciationandlt;BRandgt;* Useful lists; Courtesies; Conversation; Eating out; On the road; Public transportation; Overnight accommodations; Money matters; Mail and telephone; Shopping; At the Tourist Information Center; Sports; Sickness; In troubleandlt;BRandgt;* Word listandlt;BRandgt;* Basic grammar
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