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Mariam Babiker, PhD

Senior Lecturer of Arabic

Classics and Mediterranean Studies

Contact

Building & Room:

1824 UH

Address:

601 S Morgan St.

Office Phone:

(312) 996-7062

Drop-In Hours and Courses - Spring 2022
Sunday
Monday 10:00am – 10:50am ARAB 102
11:00am – 11:50am ARAB 102
01:00pm – 01:50pm ARAB 102
Tuesday 10:00am – 10:50am ARAB 102
11:00am – 11:50am ARAB 102
12:00pm – 12:50pm Drop-In Hours (and other times by appointment)
01:00pm – 01:50pm ARAB 102
Wednesday 10:00am – 10:50am ARAB 102
11:00am – 11:50am ARAB 102
01:00pm – 01:50pm ARAB 102
Thursday 10:00am – 10:50am ARAB 102
11:00am – 11:50am ARAB 102
12:00pm – 12:50pm Drop-In Hours (and other times by appointment)
01:00pm – 01:50pm ARAB 102
Friday
Saturday

About

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; Methods of teaching Arabic to non-Arabic

Courses Taught:

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

Selected Publications

2019 –  “From the Proverbs Of Halanga” the book is documented in Arabic, English, and the Beja language. Proverbs were gathered by conducting interviews with locals. From a very rich and interesting culture.

Education

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