"Essential Arabic" presents the practical language of everyday interactions, conveyed in a way that's clear, concise, accessible and enjoyable. It includes fundamental sentences used when meeting people, starting conversations, and asking and replying to questions, as well as a basic grammar and pronunciation guide to help you start speaking Arabic right away. All Arabic words are presented in both Romanized form and Arabic script. Information on customs and courtesy help you interact with ease. Essential Arabic includes: Over 2000 essential sentences arranged by frequency of use A glossary of 2000 entries to ensure that the right word is always at your fingertips A handy format for finding the information you need quickly and easily Terms and phrases covering mobile phones, wireless, and social media help you make the most of the language. In addition, sentences on the essentials of travel help visitors navigate the basics of arranging lodging, eating out, dealing with transportation and emergencies, and more.