Senior Instructor II
Department of Arabic Language Instruction


Brief Biography

BA in English Language and Literature, Cairo University, 1985
MA in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL), The American University in Cairo, 1994
PhD in Linguistics, Helwan University, 2005

    • “Relativization in English and Arabic: A Bidirectional Study” –– The American University in Cairo Press, 2000.
    • “Classical and Colloquial Arabic: Are They Used Appropriately by Non-Native Speakers of Arabic?” –The American University in Cairo Press, 2004.
    • “Developing a "Visualization Strategy" for Reducing AFL Students' Reading Anxiety" by Dalal Abo El Seoud & Mona Kamel Hassan – Al-Arabiyya Journal, 2013.
    • Ateek, M. Hassan, M. Naylor, T. Sarofim, M.  A Roving Eye:  Head to Toe in Egyptian Arabic Expressions.  The American University in Cairo Press, Cairo – New York , 2014.
    • Hassan, M. (2017). Motivating Heritage Students to acquire the Standard Arabic Language. In Wahba, K., England, L., and Taha, Z. HANDBOOK FOR ARABIC LANGUAGE TEACHING PROFESSIONALS IN THE 21ST CENTURY, 2ND EDITION”, Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group, Oxford, London-UK, pp.175-182.
Research Interest

She is keen to present her research work on foreign language learning and teaching, sociolinguistics, and pragmatics in different international and local conferences.