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Dr.Amira Traish ACADEMIC PROGRAM COORDINATOR Academic RankInstructor
Amira Traish

Specialization:

  • Doctorate in TESOL, British University (2014), MA in English, Akron University (USA)

Research Interests:

  • ESL/TESOL Using the 1st Language in Teaching the 2nd Language

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Doctorate
University of Sharjah 2007-present
TESOL Arabia
Recipient of research grant supported by the British Council English Language Teaching Award (2014). The research project is entitled: A comparative study of English language teacher recruitment, education and retention in Latin America and the Middle East.
-Traish, Amira. (2015) “An Analysis of Proficiency Scores Addressing L1/L2 Use in a United Arab Emirates Reading Class”. International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol 2 no 5. Dec 2015 -Recipient of research grant supported by the British Council English Language Teaching Award (2014). The research project is entitled: A comparative study of English language teacher recruitment, education and retention in Latin America and the Middle East. -Gonzalez, T., Basurto Santos, N, Howard, A, Traish, A and McMurray, M. (2015) Overcoming isolation as ESL professors and the challenges of doing research collaboratively across continents. In Haworth, P. and Craig, C. (Eds) Career Trajectories of English Language Teachers. -Presented in TESOL Arabia (2015) topic: Research Projects: Challenges and changes. Held in Dubai on March 13th. -Member of the Sharjah Colloquium organizing committee (2009-2015) at the University of Sharjah -Presented in the Sharjah Community College on November 28th 2013 topic: IELTS Test Preparation Using Public Materials conference held in the -Presented in BUID on October 2nd (2013) topic : A Comparative Analysis of Proficiency Scores of University Students in the United Arab Emirates: The Effectiveness of Using a First Language to Teach a Second language in a Reading class “
A Comparative Analysis of Proficiency Scores of University Students in the United Arab Emirates: The Effectiveness of Using a First Language When Teaching a Second Language in a Reading Class
"Fist place winner of the Anwar Al Nouri Prize from the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS) award for best thesis" : A Comparative Analysis of Proficiency Scores of University Students in the United Arab Emirates: The Effectiveness of Using a First Language to Teach a Second language in a Reading class “ in the Arab World 2016
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