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Jordan Languages - Overlanding Africa.com
Jordan languages you may hear on your Overlanding Africa.com trip include mostly Arabic, in the form of the Modern Standard Arabic dialect that is spoken across many Middle Eastern countries. Jordanian Levantine is also spoken widely by many Jordanians, as well as English and French to a lesser extent.
Additional languages in Jordan include ethnic minority dialects such as Armenian, Armenian, Circassian, Chechen and Turkish, while Spanish is becoming more widely spoken across Jordan. Other languages that you may hear spoken in Jordan include Serbo-Croatian, Greek and Bosnian. Generally speaking, you should have no trouble making yourself understood, especially as many people are able to speak English.
With that said, learning a few key Arabic phrases will help you in your Jordan safari travels, for navigating across the country, public transport, markets, shops, restaurants and other facilities as well as to show a sign of respect. Jordanians will appreciate the gesture of having visitors greet them in their own language.