Learn How to Speak Jordanian Arabic
And Enjoy Your Trip More

So you are planning a trip to Jordan and want to learn how to speak Jordanian Arabic... That's very nice and thoughtful of you! Jordanian people will really appreciate it.

The problem?

Arabic is one of the most difficult languages in the world.

It takes months and years to master it, not to mention the fact that the courses available usually teach Standard Arabic or Egyptian Arabic - which is different from the everyday spoken Arabic in Jordan.

Jordanian Arabic Language & Travel Guide

This Book Is For You If...

  • you don't have time to learn how to read and write in Arabic

  • you want to have simple conversations with locals in everyday situations while traveling in Jordan

  • you want to better understand why Jordanians say or do certain things

Learning to speak Jordanian Arabic dialect will enable you to easily communicate with locals in Jordan

  • without having to learn Arabic alphabet or grammar and

  • without investing a lot of time and money into a full-blown Arabic language course

What You Will Get

The content of the book is organized into chapters by themes and situations travelers usually encounter:

  1. Greetings & Introductions
  2. Useful Phrases
  3. Small Talk
  4. Communication Difficulties
  5. Question Words
  6. Numbers
  7. Calendar
  8. Weather & Seasons
  9. Colors
  10. Food & Meals
  11. Shopping
  12. Family
  13. Transportation
  14. Directions & Finding Your Way
  15. Post Office, Bank & Money Exchange
  16. Health Issues
  17. Emergency Situations
  18. Jordan Travel Resources
  19. Arabic Language Resources

Each chapter is focusing on one subject and presenting the vocabulary in a table format:

  • English Meaning in the middle column

  • Arabic Script in the right column

  • Pronunciation Guide with transliterations in the left column

As there is no one single method of transliteration of Arabic script into English, to keep things as simple as possible, this book uses the Roman alphabet only. Read the words as an English speaker would pronounce them.

Easy Jordanian Arabic Phrasebook With Travel Tips

"How to Speak Arabic in Jordan" is a brief introduction to the colloquial Jordanian Arabic language, enriched by some "travel guide-ish" information:

  • cultural notes and interesting facts that will deepen your understanding of the country and its people

  • useful tips and even live links to resources that will save you time when planning out your trip

Watch this short video review by DIY Travel Show host Charles Huang to learn what you can expect from the book:

Kindle version

How to Speak Arabic in Jordan Kindle

Get instant access to the eBook version of this special Jordanian Arabic dictionary and phrasebook from Amazon's Kindle platform.

Click here to get your copy (Kindle version)

Don't Have a Kindle Reader?

If you though you can't read a Kindle book without a Kindle device, you were wrong.

The truth is you don't need a Kindle! There are many free ways you can read a Kindle eBook:

You can

Paperback version

How to Speak Arabic in Jordan paperback

The paperback version is a real book that you can put in your pocket and use it anytime, anywhere - even in remote areas like Wadi Rum with limited internet connection.

I also included lots of white spaces for you to add your own notes, observations and experiences - so the book will become a truly personalized keepsake of your trip to Jordan.

This is a physical product so please allow several days for delivery.

Click here to get your copy (real book)

PDF download

How to Speak Arabic in Jordan PDF

Get instant access to the PDF version of the paperback book.

You can read the PDF document on your computer, eBook reader device or smartphone and, if you want, you can also print it out and add your own notes.

Click here to download your copy (PDF)

BUY this book NOW and enjoy your trip to Jordan!

Darna Village Aqaba Dive Hotel

book a taxi in jordan

Amman Pasha Hotel



Get monthly site updates, news, stories and special offers delivered to your mailbox. Subscribe to the free Jordan Insider!




Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Aqaba Insider.