Describe yourself in Arabic

Can you describe yourself in Arabic? It’s useful to be able to talk about yourself when you’re getting to know new people, speaking to an official person or filling out a form. Whatever the situation, the Rocket Arabic team has created this free audio lesson to make it easier for you. Perhaps you’re booking into a hotel, or going for an interview. You’ll probably be asked some basic personal questions in Arabic like “what is your name?” “where are you from?” or “what is your date of birth?”

How to describe yourself in Arabic

These are all useful things to be able to talk about for everyday conversations as well, so how about we start with some numbers in Arabic…

Let's go through some of the most common questions you might be asked, whether you're filling out a registration form in a hotel or at the consulate getting a new passport. In these situations, you'll be addressed with "Inta" the formal form of "you."

How to answer questions about yourself

When you're responding, you can follow one of the simple formats below.

How to fill out forms in Arabic

If you find yourself being asked to fill out forms with your personal details, you won't get the complete questions that you've studied above. Instead, you'll get short words or phrases like these:

Phew - that was a lot to take in at once! But these will definitely come in handy so make sure you practice these as much as possible. Happy learning!

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