The official language of Egypt is Arabic, although with an Egyptian dialect. Barber is spoken in a few villages in the wester oases. English and French are common second languages amongst the educated Egyptians. Today, Arabic ranks as the sixth most common language with estimated 186 million native speakers worldwide.
Although English is widely spoken throughout Sharm El Sheikh, here are a few phrases to help you speak and reason with the locals, they just love and appreciate it when visitors make an effort!
Where are you from
How are you
What is your name?