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Education American University in Cairo, Egypt, 2011 • Master of Arts: Fall 2009 – Spring 2011, department of Middle East Studies o Specializations: History, Sociology, and Political Science • Study Abroad: Summer 2007 and 2008 o Conducted field research on the influence of Mamluk Architecture on Ottoman Mosques in Cairo. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 2009 • Bachelor of Arts Degree: May 2009, magna cum laude o Major – Middle Eastern Languages– Arabic specialization; Minor - Spanish o Thesis Topic – Circassian and Bahri Mamluk Influences on the Religious Ottoman Architecture of Cairo. Certifications • Arabic – Advanced level for reading, writing and speaking, according to ACTFL standards, issued March 2014 • Security clearance – Secret level, issued Spring 2009 Language Skills Arabic • Modern Standard Arabic – Advanced in reading, writing and speaking • Egyptian Colloquial Arabic – Advanced in speaking and listening. Spanish • Fluent in speaking, reading and writing English • Native language, fluent in speaking, reading, writing. Italian • Beginning level in speaking, reading, and writing
Previous experience teaching and tutoring: Teacher – International School of Choueifat, Cairo, Egypt • August 2011 – June 2014 • Class teacher for KG2 level students • Duties include: maintain positive learning environment, monitor and record students’ progress, work with Egyptians and other nationalities to create a diverse international school setting Arabic Language Teaching Assistant • Assisted professor’s students in learning beginning Arabic skills. Tutor in Arabic, English, and Spanish • Met with students on an individual basis to help them in a variety of languages Certifications • Arabic – Advanced level for reading, writing and speaking, according to ACTFL standards, issued March 2014
Weekdays after 5PM, Weekends at any time
Up to 15 minutes away at my regular hourly rate
Interests: Linguistics, cultural studies, religion, international politics, language acquisition, economics Hobbies: Reading, painting, learning languages, running, swimming, cooking
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