All books and audio components in Barron's Fast and Fun Way series are informal introductions to their target language, especially designed for travelers and suitable for teaching older children as well as adults. They are illustrated with line art and maps. This book introduces Arabic words and phrases needed for greeting people, asking for directions, dining, shopping, banking, and more, and use both Arabic script and transliterations into the Roman alphabet. Additional language learning aids include self-testing quizzes and puzzles. The CDs that accompany the book present bilingual dialogues that reflect the book's content.