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Dr Aziza Zaher

Associate Professor (Teaching) / Careers Liaison

PhD


Affiliations
AffiliationRoom numberTelephone
Associate Professor (Teaching) / Careers Liaison in the School of Modern Languages and CulturesA36, Elvet Riverside I+44 (0) 191 33 43463
Member of the Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies  

Research interests

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

Esteem Indicators

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

Publications

Authored book

  • Husni, Ronak & Zaher, Aziza (2020). Working with Arabic Prepositions. Taylor & Francis.
  • Starkey, P & Zaher, A (2009). Chambers Arabic Vocabulary. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd.
  • Starkey, P, Whitehouse, M & Zaher, A (2009). Chambers Arabic Grammar. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd.

Chapter in book

  • Zaher, Aziza (2020). The year abroad and employability skills for language students at Durham University. In Perspectives on the year abroad: a selection of papers from YAC2018. 121.

Conference Paper

  • (2018), Student Engagement: Examples and Benefits, UK LINGUA – Multilingual Language Learning and Teaching Colloquium.
  • (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.
  • (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.
  • (2017), Power and Discourse in Egypt following the 25th of January Revolution, IMEIS Conference.
  • (2016), Empowering Learners in Higher Education, UK LINGUA – Multilingual Language Learning and Teaching Colloquium. Durham University.
  • (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.
  • (2015), Culture as an Asset in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching, Modern Languages & Cultures Conference for Teachers. Durham University.

Journal Article

  • Zaher, Aziza (2020). Undertaking discourse analysis for social research. The Social Science Journal 57(4): 534.