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  • Apr 04, 2012
  • 11:39 AM

Overcoming a language barrier in my own country

Thamer Al Subaihi / The National
...One solution to this quagmire for an Emirati who isn't in Emirati circles would be to take up lessons in Emirati dialect. Shaima Al Sayed began offering such lessons more than a year ago and to my and her surprise, there are many Emiratis in the same boat. When she started her courses she only had foreigners in mind, but to her shock, numerous locals approached her.

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