Arabic – Egyptian Dialect
- Arabic Language Kitchen: A plethora of resources for learning and finding mentors.
Grammar and vocab reference
- Arabic Desert Sky: Excellent website to reference vocab lists and grammar rules with Arabic script and franco (a system of using the Latin alphabet and numbers to replace certain Arabic letters to write, phonetically, what Arabic words sound like).
- Rocket Arabic: A good website for working on pronunciation. They have audio for vocab lists and conversations.
- Salis – Learn Egyptian Arabic podcast: Short (5-15min) episodes that go over specific topics and instances you may encounter in Egypt.
- Lisaan Masry: Helpful for quickly finding a word and hearing the pronunciation.
- Pimsleur Audio CDs (also in an app): Great for improving listening comprehension and speaking skills.
This is a term-phrase book made by and for the U.S. Navy that has lessons and exercises.Egyptian-Arabic. (1984). [Washington, D.C.?] : [U.S. Naval Military Personnel Command], [1984?]. https://search.library.wisc.edu/catalog/999654528102121
A reference grammar of Egyptian Arabic.Abdel-Massih, Ernest T. A Reference Grammar of Egyptian Arabic. Washington, DC :Georgetown University Press, 2009.
A small handbook that includes 16 lessons and uses an easy to follow Romanized alphabet.McGuirk, Russell H., 1946-. Colloquial Arabic of Egypt. London ; Boston :Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986.
A handbook with lessons and exercises that uses Arabic and Roman letters.Tewfik, L. Y. (1963). Lessons in colloquial Egyptian Arabic. Revised edition by Richard S. Harrell. Laila Y. Tewfik [and] George D. Selim. [Washington] : Georgetown University Press, 1963. https://search.library.wisc.edu/catalog/999698493502121
- An introductory handbook with lessons and exercises. Mitchell, T. An Introduction to Egyptian Colloquial Arabic. New York :Oxford University Press, 1956.