Being able to speak a little of the language of the country in which you are travelling or doing business can make a great difference.
It will enhance your understanding and show respect for another culture. With Arabic spoken by almost 350 million people in more than twenty-two countries, it will expand your experience of the world. If you’ve been thinking about learning Arabic, now is a good time to start, with classes beginning in many centres around the country.
Here are some links to get you started:
This course introduces the student to the basic language skills of modern standard Arabic required for travelling and conducting business, as well as providing a guide to contemporary culture in the Middle East. (Teaching commences on 22 September 2014)
This Arabic for complete beginners course is designed for complete beginners who are travelling to an Arabic-speaking country.