At Durham University with Prof . Micaheal S. Byram.
I'm an old EFL/ESL Egyptian teacher, teaching at university level in Qatar. I'm particularly interested in methodological and linguistic research. I'd love to exchange ideas with other teachers on the web. One of my main interests is reading and writing English poetry. Western classical music appeals to me.
A sociocultural reseach on dialect variability in the host society.
(UCLA .and Ain Shams Universities, 1979)
Development and Innovation in the Teaching of Reading
(Presented at the International TEFL Symposium hosted by Qatar University, 1987)
Attacking the spelling Problem
(Presented at the International TEFL Symposium, Qatar University, 1991)
Heading a research team investigating the common errors made by Arab EFL learners.
(Findings are published by Qatar University Educational Research Centre in a book, 1993)
Innovative approaches to the Teaching of English Vocabulary.
(Presented at a seminar held at University of Qatar, 1992)
Implications of the Absence of Phonological Teaching in Arab EFL Contexts.
(Presented in a seminar at Qatar University, 1994)
Research Papers to come
The missing elements in the teaching of reading comprehension.
Semantic Analyses of the English Adjectives.