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Mariam Babiker, PhD


Classics and Mediterranean Studies


Building & Room:

1824 UH


601 S Morgan St.


Research Fields:

A program for teaching Arabic for specific purposes in the USA: the goals, principles & methods (Chicago city as a sample); The role of Arabicization in Enriching the Arabic language; A comparison between two linguistic systems (Arabic and English); Disliked Slang languages, Addressed by El-Siyoti

Courses Taught:

  • Elementary Arabic 101
  • Elementary Arabic 102
  • Intermediate Arabic 103
  • Intermediate Arabic 104


PhD in Education (Curriculum & methods of teaching), International University of Africa-Sudan
Master of Arts in Teaching Arabic to non-Arabic speakers, Khartoum International Institute for Arabic Language-Sudan
Bachelor of Arts in Arabic Language and its Literature, Omdurman University-Sudan

Selected Presentations

  • Challenges of Speaking Arabic for Non-Arabic SpeakersPresentation for ISNA forum-Chicago, 2009
  • The Necessary Elements of proficiency for teachers who teach Arabic to non-Arabic speakers: Presentation for ISNA forum-Chicago, 2008