Conversational Arabic in 7 Days / Edition 2

Conversational Arabic in 7 Days / Edition 2

by Samy Abu-Taleb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071432663

ISBN-13: 9780071432665

Pub. Date: 02/19/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

You are on your way to the Middle East but do not know one bit of Arabic. To make the most of this exotic journey, you need to be comfortable with simple questions such as Where is the hotel? or How much does it cost? You'll also find it easier to enjoy your trip if you learn ahead of time how to ask for help, just in case there's an emergency. Conversational Arabic

Overview

You are on your way to the Middle East but do not know one bit of Arabic. To make the most of this exotic journey, you need to be comfortable with simple questions such as Where is the hotel? or How much does it cost? You'll also find it easier to enjoy your trip if you learn ahead of time how to ask for help, just in case there's an emergency. Conversational Arabic in 7 Days is the perfect language tutor. In a week -- about the time it takes to get a passport -- you will learn enough Arabic to make your travel adventure a smooth and enriching experience. This book provides you with all the communication skills you need to make the most of an exciting jaunt and speak confidently to the people you encounter. Perfect for pleasure or business travelers, Conversational Arabic in 7 Days enables you to easily communicate with native speakers without expensive and time-consuming language classes. You will only have to worry about what to pack!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071432665
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
02/19/2004
Series:
Conversational... in 7 Days Series
Edition description:
Arabic-language Book & 2 Audio CDs
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,355,408
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction4
What kind of Arabic?
Pronunciation
1Youm litnein/Monday
Introductions and greetings7
Booking hotel accommodation11
2Youm ittalaat/Tuesday
Ordering food and drink16
Refreshments19
Changing money22
Telling the time26
3Youm larbae/Wednesday
Finding your way29
Travelling by bus or taxi34
Sightseeing39
4Youm ilkhamees/Thursday
Shopping for food, clothes and souvenirs42
Posting letters and making telephone calls46
5Youm iggumea/Friday
Long-distance travel49
Sport and leisure52
6Youm issabt/Saturday
Health problems57
Eating out63
7Youm ilHadd/Sunday
Talking with friends67
Key to Exercises76
English-Arabic Topic Vocabularies79
Arabic-English Vocabulary (Alphabetically)86
Arab Countries91
Arabic Writing92

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