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) and is presently working on a PhD thesis at the University of South Australia (CITE) that examines Arabic language learning at Islamic Schools in Australia. Nadia also lectures part-time. Nadia is a native speaker and is in interested in Computer Assisted Language Learning, rhythm for memory and Islamic thought on Arabic teaching. Nadia aims to make Arabic accessible and engaging through her work and research.
MA of Applied Linguistics (University of Queensland) (2010)
VGC of TESOL and Language Development (2011)
PhD Candidate at the University of SA (2016 - ONGOING)
nADIA IN THE MEDIA
Australian Muslim Times.
Newspaper Articles by Nadia
Ibn Khaldun, Arabic and the Qur’an
Learning Arabic: Are we going to remain indifferent?
Ibn Sahnun: visionary educator of the 9th century
Make this Ramadan a time to Read!
Living a translated Islam?
What about Arabic?
Presentations & Papers
SEMINARS & wORKSHOPS