EFL Instructor-Kuwait University,
EDUCATION University at Albany, SUNY, December 2000
Master of Science in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages
Kuwait University, 1982
Bachelor of Art in English Literature.
3/00-4/00 Suny Albany, ESL Adult Evening Classes Albany,NY
ESL Master Teacher Training.
§ Taught advanced ESL adult evening classes.
§ Designed and developed 8-week course syllabus.
§ Scheduled teachers and created lesson plans.
§ Created Internet lessons.
§ Monitored and observed graduate students.
11/99-12/99 Suny Albany, ESL Adult Evening Classes Albany,NY
ESL Student Teaching Training.
§ Taught intermediate ESL adult evening classes.
§ Created lesson plans using authentic audio and video materials.
§ Observed master and student teachers and provided feedback.
7/97-Present Daily Kuwaiti Newspaper “ALANBA”
§ Worked at the local bureau as a columnist and feature writer.
§ Wrote a major feature story on the problem of drugs in Kuwait, investigating the situation inside a Rehabilitation Center; interviewed addicts, parents and interior security officials.
§ Wrote columns on current social problems in Kuwait.
3/83-10/89 Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) Kuwait, Kuwait
Sub-editor (English desk)
§ Wrote political news items.
§ Wrote a major feature story on the situation of Kuwaiti women in the working market.
11/89-6/97 International Kuwaiti Sport and Beauty Institution Kuwait,Kuwait
§ Managed and in charge of 29 employees.
§ Organized teamwork policy in the four department of the institution.
§ Required daily report from each department.
§ Encouraged daily casual meetings with staff members.
§ Submitted daily report to the chairman.
§ Convened weekly meetings with head of departments and monthly general meetings.
§ Created family and friendly atmosphere with and among employees.
§ Rewarded outstanding employees.
English and Arabic-Fluent.
French- Speaking and Reading.
Full Computer Skills:
Built two educational websites using Dreamweaver:
Member of the Information Committee of Association for Free Kuwait
Designed and edited a booklet in English on the Iraqi invasion to Kuwait
Member of the Kuwaiti Journalism Society
Member of the International Press Association
Member of TESOL