Dr. May Mohamed Zaki | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

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

Research areas

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


PhD, Phd In Linguistics, Middlesex University, United Kingdom, 2011
PGD, Certificate In Teaching Arabic As A Foreign Language, SOAS, University of London, United Kingdom, 2010
MA, Masters In Linguistics, Ain Shams University, Egypt, 2004
BA, B.a. In English Language And Literature, Ain Shams University, Egypt, 2000

Professional experience

Lecturer, Arabic And Translation Studies, Middlesex University, United Kingdom, 2009 - 2012
Teaching Fellow, Department Of Near And Middle Eastern Studies, SOAS, University of London, United Kingdom, 2009 - 2010
Teaching Assistant, Department Of English Language And Communication, Middlesex University, United Kingdom, 2005 - 2009


Association of American Teachers of Arabic (AATA), September 2015 - August 2016
Linguistics Association of Great Britian, April 2005 - January 2012
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