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د. شيرين ياسين يار محمد


 

 SHIRIN YASSIN YAR MOHAMED

 Date of Birth: 12th  Aug. 1951

Address: House 289/55, Section F, Street 11

Crater, Aden, Yemen.

Tel. 256225 (Home).

Fax. 233755 (Faculty of Education, Aden).

e-mail: yassin218@hotmail.com

Specialization

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), ELT, Linguistics (Sociolinguistics, Sociology, Social Sciences, Humanities), Applied Linguistics, Research.

Education:

Ph.D. University of London, U.K. (1992), ESOL.

M.A. University of York, U.K.  (1988), Linguistics and ELT.

Special Degree, University of Aden, Yemen, (1983), Linguistics, Literature and ELT.

B.A. University of Aden, Yemen, (1980), English Language and Literature.

Professional Experience

University of Aden, Faculty of Education 1981-present, Associate Professor.

Ministry of Education, 1975-1980, Teacher of English.

Additional Experience

Head of Department of English (1995-1997).

Head of Department of English (March 2006-March 2008).

Member on Editorial Board of ALTAWASUL Journal (1992-present).

Member of Higher Studies Committee (1992-present).

Translator of texts related to field of study, short stories, and other documents.

Fellowships, Awards and Honours

1. British Council Scholarship 1986-87.

2. British Council Scholarship 1990-92.

3. The 10th September Education Day Award (1980).

4. Woman's Day Award (2000).

5. Fulbright Program Participation in the University of New York (2004).

6. Canterbury Training programme participation in the UK (2005).

Conferences

1. The American University in Cairo (1994) "Academic Writing: Selected Aspects".

2. The American University in Cairo (1995) "The Yemeni Reader and Reading Strategies".

3. The American University in Cairo (2000) "The Demands of Teaching Writing using Word-processing".

4. University of Jordan (1997) Guest

5. University of Jordan (2000) "Perspectives on the Use of Bilingual Dictionaries".

 

 

Publications

1. "The construction of EFL Skills Tests for the University Level: Principles and Practice"(2003) Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol. 6, N0. 11, 25-36.

2. "Lexical Problems in Translating Polysemous Items from English into Arabic and vice versa: Some Theoretical Considerations" (2002) Journal of the Faculties of Education, No. 4 15-24.

3. "The Calamity," (a short story translated into Arabic), Altawassul Journal.

4. "If only he had not returned," (a short story translated into Arabic), Altawassul Journal.

5. " Learning from texts", (a text translated into Arabic), Altawassul Journal.

6. "Reading problem or Learning problem", (a text translated into Arabic), Altawassul Journal.

7. "Translated Yemeni Short Stories (1)", (2006) [ A book of  45 translated Yemeni short stories], Alobadi Press.

8. "Translated Yemeni Short Stories (2)", (2008) [ A book of  49 translated Yemeni short stories], Alobadi Press.

 

Master of Arts Dissertations Supervised

1. Anis Obadi "A study of the relationship between ESP Materials and proficiency level". (1995)

2. Nagah Youuf "Investigating and Developing Listening Comprehension."  (1998)

3.  Nadia Nasser "Coursebook Materials in Use in Secondary Schools in Yemen." (2000)

4.  Maged Farag "Factors Influencing the Oral Reading of Secondary School Students."(2002)

5. Badri Mohamed  "Reading in the Medical Context: Problems and Solutions."(2002)

6. Tareq Alsaqqaf  "Problems that face Students in Translating Sentences from Arabic into English and vice versa." (2003)

7. Imaan Alsadi "Learning strategies of Ist year students in Faculty of Zingibar" (2005).

8. Roza Raweh "Writing problems of Institue diploma students" (2005).

9. Azleem Shahab " Developing the speaking skill of first year students in the faculties of education University of Aden" (2006).

10. Yasser Alsharafi "The effectiveness of using reading strategies and reading purposes in the University of Hodeida" (2008).

11. Intisar Bundoq "Investigating the effect of the absence of the auxiliary on the learning of English in Zingibar' (2008).

12. Sonia Alhaddar "Investigating the problems of learning General English in Saber' (2008).  

Other Academic Activities

1. Internal examiner in fourteen (14) MA viva voce committees [Karem – Nazih – Soad – Aziz – Saleh Karama – Wadeea – Mohamed Hitari – Hasson Yafeee – Adnaan – Rabaa – Abdul Nasser – Tagreed – Mansoor - Mansouri].

2. External examiner for two (2) candidates, University of Taiz.

2. Member in the syllabus designing committee in the Department of English.

3. Have prepared the syllabus for the following courses: Reading 1, 2,&3, Writing 1,2,&3, Advanced Composition, Language Testing, Small Scale Research Project, Study Skills.

4. Presently supervising one Ph.D. thesis.