Iman
Nahla

Position
Senior Instructor
Department
Department of Arabic Language Instruction

Profile

Brief Biography

Iman Saad is a senior Arabic language instructor in the Department of Arabic Language Instruction (ALI) at The American University in Cairo. She obtained her MA in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language from AUC in 1997.  Her MA research dealt with pronunciation problems of English learners of Arabic. She started teaching at the ALI as a graduate student and continued after her graduation until present. She has taught courses in the Arabic Intensive Program (ALIN), the Center for Arabic Studies Abroad (CASA) and is currently teaching at the diplomats’ program (ALID). 

Saad was head of the ALI Computer Unit from 1999 to 2004.  She co-authored Al-Murshid, a book on teaching Arabic grammar to intermediate level students.

Publication

  • Al-Murshid : A Guide to Modern Standard Arabic Grammar for the Intermediate Level, Laila Al Sawi and Iman Saad, AUC Press, 2013

Education

  • MA 1997 in TAFL, The American University in Cairo
  • BA 1990 in Economics (minor in Computer Science), The American University in Cairo

Courses Taught

  • Modern Standard Arabic
  • Egyptian Colloquial Arabic
  • Media Arabic
  • Listening and Speaking
  • Grammar
  • Writing

Research Interests

  • Teaching grammar
  • Language learning strategies
  • Teaching listening skills
  • Media Arabic