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Durham University

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Dr Aziza Zaher, PhD

Assistant Professor (Teaching) / Careers Liaison in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43463
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 43421
Room number: A36, Elvet Riverside I

Contact Dr Aziza Zaher (email at aziza.zaher@durham.ac.uk)

Research Interests

  • Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language, Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Critical Discourse Analysis

Indicators of Esteem

  • 2018: Winner of Enhancing Students' Experience Award :
  • 2018: Winner of Excellence in Learning and Teaching Award:

Selected Publications

Authored book

Conference Paper

  • (2018), MLAC Year Abroad and Employability Prospects, The Year Abroad Conference. Newcastle University
  • (2018), Student Engagement as a Tool for Empowerment, Durham Learning and Teaching Conference.
  • (2018), Student Engagement: Examples and Benefits, UK LINGUA – Multilingual Language Learning and Teaching Colloquium.
  • (2017), Power and Discourse in Egypt following the 25th of January Revolution, IMEIS Conference.
  • (2017), Threshold Concepts and Language Teaching, with an Example from Arabic, Durham Learning and Teaching Conference.
  • (2017), Threshold Concepts and their Implications for Language Teachers in Higher Education, UK LINGUA – Multilingual Language Learning and Teaching Colloquium.
  • (2016), Culture and Empowering Language Learners, Presented at Language Teaching: Times of Transition, A Routes into Languages North East Conference for MFL Teachers. Durham University.
  • (2016), Empowering Learners in Higher Education, UK LINGUA – Multilingual Language Learning and Teaching Colloquium. Durham University.
  • (2015), Culture as an Asset in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching, Modern Languages & Cultures Conference for Teachers. Durham University.

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