The official language spoken in Tunisia is Arabic and French is widely understood. However, the majority of people speak what is called Tunisian Arabic. This is a mixture of dialects influenced by those who have lived in or ruled the region throughout history. The fusion of languages includes Arabic, Turkish, Italian, French and Spanish. It is also likened to Maltese. Make sure your Tunisian is up to scratch by taking a look at some of the most common phrases above. Click on the green icons to hear how they are pronounced.