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Nadia Selim is an Arabic teacher. With a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics (University of Queensland) and a Vocational graduate certificate in TESOL and English Language development (SBIT in Queensland), Nadia turned her attention to Arabic and focuses on methods that improve the effectiveness, relevance and retention rates of Arabic programs. Nadia continues to work on the development of an Arabic program for non-native speakers, an Arabic website, Mobile App, Social networking sites and open source content.
Nadia taught at the Institute of Modern Languages (University of Queensland) from 2012-2016 and is currently working on a PhD thesis at the University of South Australia (CITE) that examines Arabic language learning at Islamic Schools in Australia. Nadia is a native speaker and she is in interested in Computer Assisted Language Learning, rhythm for memory and Islamic thought on Arabic teaching. Nadia aims to make Arabic accessible and the learning experience engaging through her work and research.
MA of Applied Linguistics (University of Queensland) (2010)
Vocational Graduate Certificate of TESOL and Language Development (2011)
PhD Candidate at the University of South Australia (2016)
1. Selim, N. (2017). Muslim societies’ ambivalence to Arabic: reasons, manifestations and consequences. International Journal of Islamic Thought, 11, 30-42. doi:10.24035/ijit.11.2017.004. READ NOW
2. Selim, N. (2017). Ibn Sahnun’s Ninth Century Framework: A Guide For Arabic Language Curriculum Writing. Islam and Civilisational Renewal (ICR), 8(4), 488-506. READ ARTICLE
3. Selim, N. (2018). Arabic Teaching at Australian Islamic Schools: A CALL Framework. In M. Abdalla, D. Chown, & M. Abdullah (Eds.), Islamic Schooling in the West: Pathways to Renewal (pp. 285-314): Palgrave Macmillan. PURCHASE NOW
Seminars, Forums and Workshops
Publications about Nadia
1. Education HQ. READ NOW
2. Australian Muslim Times. READ NOW
3. Tutorful (Expert guide to learning Arabic: Tips and Tools for 2018.) READ NOW
4. The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education. READ NOW
Newspaper Articles by Nadia
1. What about Arabic? READ NOW
2. Living a translated Islam? READ NOW
3. Make this Ramadan a time to Read! READ NOW