Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Linguistics, Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL), Translation

Research areas

Linguistics, Arabic linguistics, Teaching Arabic to non-native speakers, Translation, Teacher training, Corpus linguistics, Semantics, Pragmatics.

Education

BA English Language and Literature, Ain Shams University, Cairo, 2000.
MA Linguistics, Ain Shams University, Cairo, 2004.
CTAFL Teaching Arabic, SOAS, University of London, UK, 2010.
PhD Linguistics, Middlesex University, UK, 2011.

Professional experience

Assistant Professor, Department of Arabic, American University of Sharjah, UAE, 2012-to date
Lecturer in Arabic Language, Middlesex University, UK, 2009-2012
Teaching Fellow of Arabic, SOAS, UK, 2010-2011

Memberships

American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA) -Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB)

Contact

mzaki@aus.edu
+971 6 515 2505