Languages spoken in Dubai
Although Arabic is the official language of the UAE, English is the most spoken language in Dubai. You will also find a lot of expatriates who speak Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Tamil, Tagalog, Persian, Chinese, Malayalam, in addition to many other languages.
Spoken and written Arabic
Arabic is a widely spoken language throughout the Middle East and North Africa. There are more than 280 million native speakers, and an additional 250 million people have learned it as a second language. Arabic is the fifth most widely-spoken language in the world.
How to learn the language effectively
Arabic is a really hard language to master. The sounds may be different than what you're used to, and learning a new alphabet is necessary in studying Arabic.