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Dena Isleem

Department: Modern Languages

Adjunct Faculty in Arabic

  • Education

I embrace the communicative approach when teaching Arabic by focusing on the integration of Modern Standard Arabic and Spoken Arabic. I devote my teaching of Arabic to build linguistic and cultural awareness and tolerance. Growing up in Nazareth, in a bilingual and multi-cultural home, I bridged the gap between my Arab and American heritage, finding similarities and embracing the differences between her two worlds. Today, I live by these values in my classroom.

Courses taught:

  • ARBC-101 Beginning Arabic I
  • ARBC-102 Beginning Arabic II
  • OFFP-GOLONG Preparation for GO Long
  • OFFP-GYOW Prep for Self-Designed Program
  • OFFR-310 Global Citizenship