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People: Core Faculty

Attia YouseifAttia Youseif


  • Ph.D. in Linguistics, Department of Arabic Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University (2008)
  • Master in Linguistics, Department of Arabic Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University (2003)
  • B.A. in Arts and Linguistics, Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages and Literature, Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University(1995)
  • Diploma in Teaching Arabic to Non-Native Speakers, (TAFL) from the Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University (2010)
  • Islamic Preaching Certificate, the Center of Islamic Culture for Islamic Preachers, under the supervision of the Egyptian Ministry of Al-Awqaf, Religious Endowments (1999)
  • License of Holy Qur'an recitation, by Mohammad Khalil Al-Sakandry (2010)

Research Interests

  • Teaching Arabic as a foreign language
  • Arabic grammar and morphology, phonology, and syntax
  • Arabic literature
  • Dialects
  • The role of culture in learning a foreign language
  • Theories of language acquisition; Comparative Linguistics

Publication Highlights

  • "Culture, Language and Society", Akaki Tsereteli State University, Kutaisi, Georgia, June 2017.
  • "The Modern Popular Literature in Teaching Arabic to non-native speakers", Taras, Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine, May 2017.
  • "Creativity and identity for Al Buhaira's Writers" with Dr. Saad abdelghaffar, publisher; Noor Publishing, Morocco, 2017.
  • "Numbers between Arabic and Georgian", Akaki Tsereteli University, Kutaisi, Georgia, 2016.
  • "Question's Argumentation in Fawzi Issa's poems - Semantic Study," Journal of the Faculty of Arts, University of Baghdad, Iraq, 2016.
  • The Effect of the Arabic Language on the Georgian and the implementation of this in Teaching Arabic for Georgians, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2015.
  • The Siwi Dialect and a Comparative Field Study between the Tamazight and Arabic Language, (AIDA) Conference, 26th - 28th May 2015,Bucharest, Romania.
  • Parenthetical Sentences in Helmy Marzouk's Writings, Journal of the Faculty of Arts, University of Banha, Egypt, 2015.
  • Arabic Phonological Heritage, with Saad Abdelghaffar, (Text Book) Alexandria University, 2012.
  • The Subtle Connotative Meanings within the Holy Qur'an Context, (Article) Self-Published, Alexandria, 2012.
  • Grammatical Rules for Different Educational Stages (Textbook) Alexandria, 2011.
  • The Computer and Teaching Arabic (Textbook) Alexandria University, 2010.

Contact Information

Office: Global and International Studies Building 3054
Phone: (812) 855-7584
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