Amira M Shaher , MS.

Senior TA.

Biography
Education
Field Of Interest
Work Experience
Community Service
Teaching
Others

Biography

  • Amira Shaher, an English Language Instructor at the Institute for Language Studies, has been working for the Arab Academy since 2002 as a part-time instructor. She is a graduate of the English Department, Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University and her major is English Literature. In 2008, she had a post-graduate diploma in Applied Linguistics with a “Very Good” Grade, which added to her pedagogical skills. Her passion for English Literature drove her to pursue her post-graduate studies in her major. She worked as Academic Advisor for Postgraduate Programs in Applied Linguistics, Joint degree between AAST and Institute of Applied Linguistics, Alexandria University, in fall 2013 till September 2014. She was a Certified Clerical Marker and Invigilator for IELTS International exams (April 2013 – June 2015) and meanwhile, she is a Certified Speaking and Writing Examiner. Her thirteen years of experience enhanced her proficiency level as Academic Instructor. Teaching ESP courses in Colleges of Engineering, Business Administration (English and Arabic sections), Hotels and Tourism, and Maritime Transport (Nautical and Marine Engineering departments) in addition to teaching nautical-oriented English courses at Port Training Institute to engineers and others of different professions aiming to enhance their English Language proficiency, is her main job. In 2010, she was fully-appointed as ESP Practitioner and held the post of Academic Coordinator. Concerning College of Language and Communication, she teaches conversation classes, and assists in teaching Victorian & Modern Poetry and Modern Drama. Currently, she is ISO Supervisor of Institute for Language Studies and College of Language and Communication.

Work Experience

  • English Language Instructor, Sep 2002 - up till now
    Institute for Language Studies and College of Language and Communication
    AAST

Education

  • Master's in English Literature (In progress) in English Literature, Faculty of Arts, English Department, University of Alexandria, Jul 2015
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics in Applied Linguistics, Institute of Applied Linguistics and Translation, Alexandria University, Sep 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature in English Literature, Faculty of Arts, English Department, University of Alexandria, Sep 2002

Teaching

  • •Teaching ESP courses at Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AAST&MT) in different colleges: Colleges of Engineering, Business Administration (English and Arabic sections), Hotels and Tourism, and Maritime Transport (Nautical and Marine Engineering departments). In addition, teaching nautical-oriented English courses at Port Training Institute to engineers and others of different professions to enhance their English Language proficiency. (From September 2002 – present)
    •Teaching conversation classes in College of Language and Communication (CLC), AAST, Miami Campus. (Fall 2012)
    •Teaching Victorian and Modern poetry in College of Language and Communication (CLC), AAST, Miami Campus (Spring 2014 - present)
    •Teaching students with special needs in the College of Business. (Spring 2014)
    •Teaching Modern Drama in College of Language and Communication (CLC), AAST, Miami Campus (Summer 2015)

Fields of Interest

  • Her academic interests in the field of research studies include the following: Critical Theory, Mode

Community Service

  • Center for Adult and Continuing Education
    Teaching General English Courses for adults and high school students of different proficiency levels to enhance their English language proficiency in an interesting and stress-free atmosphere.

Others

  • I like reading fiction and making academic research.

    Doing sports is my hobby, especially jogging, aerobics and playing volleyball.

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