Standardized Spoken Arabic Author:Dar Al-Hilal This book is dedicated to the English seaking people who wish to learn and speak Arabic. The langauge used in this book is Modern Arabic, which is written and spoken by the educated city dwellers. It is the language of newspapers, radio, television, public notices, correspondence, business, and international relations. It is understood by vir... more »tually everyone, and with it you can make your way around anywhere in the Arab World.« less
Gives a 30 page summary of grammar, gives phrases (written in english and phonetic arabic), gives sample conversations, then lists of words to know (days of the week, months of the year, etc.) and a rudimentary dictionary.