Very Simple Arabic gives a wealth of useful phrases covering a range of situations in which a visitor may find themselves when visiting the region.
This book presents the right phrase for every occasion using a method of transliteration that anyone can follow. It also gives the days of the week and a list of numbers, basic vocabulary and grammar and includes a useful chapter on simple etiquette.
Intended for those who wish to get by in the Arab-speaking world with minimum effort and maximum effect, this book is a timeless classic.
James Peters - Author of Very Simple Arabic, Very Simple Arabic Script, Very Simple Arabia and The Arab World Handbook. An experienced Arabist, he studied Arabic at Durham University and the British Foreign Office Middle East Centre for Arab Studies in Lebanon. He has lived and worked in the Arab World as a soldier, diplomat and businessman for over forty years.