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CultureShock! Egypt by Susan Wilson

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‘I’m re-reading it with a slow deliberate carelessness.’—T E Lawrence

 

 

 

 

 

ARABIC, THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF EGYPT, sounds strange to the native English speaker. At once it rings with a lilting melodic intonation accompanied by an alien series of guttural sounds difficult for the English-speaking palate to form.

Eleven distinct languages or dialects ring out in the cacophony of sounds throughout Egypt. Cairene Arabic is the most widely understood dialect used for non-print media, both in Egypt and throughout the Arab world. It is an amalgam ...

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