A basic primer to an influential world language with a CD! Based on Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), the most common and accepted version of this splintered language, this helpful guide teaches beginners and those who need a refresher the essentials of grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and conversation.
Includes English-to-Arabic and Arabic-to-English appendices, and a 60-minute CD.About the AuthorKirk Habel
studied Modern Standard Arabic at the Defense Language Institute, graduating with honors, and then completed his training at the Military Intelligence School before joining the U.S. Army as an Arabic linguist. He has served as a translator and interpreter for U.S. military and civilian officials and interpreted Arabic for members of the British, Polish, Japanese, and Ukrainian Armies.