In general, Moroccans speak their own dialect or some one say language of Arabic, which can vary quite considerably depending on the region of Morocco in north Africa.
They also speak French and Spanish. In the south, French is more common, while in the north; both French and Spanish are spoken. Most Moroccans have a few words of English, especially those working in the service industry - bars, restaurants etc. It's slowly becoming more popular as the number of tourists increases each year.
In any case, you'll be much appreciated if you can say a few words of the local lingo.
Basic conversation guide Yes = na'am No = laa Thank you = shokran Hello = Sabah Al-khayr Goodbye = Ma'a elsalama I do not understand = Ana laa Afham What is the price? How much does it cost? = Bishal? I would like to buy... = O'reed ann ashtary.
The Moroccan rail system runs along two branches: from Casablanca to Oujda, and from Tangier to Marrakech. Second-class travel is quite comfortable for most journeys. In summer, note that first class ensures...
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