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Full Name: 
Sufyan Abuarrah
Tue, 1979-03-20
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Short Curriculum Vitae

  • 2008-2011 Vrije Universiteite Brussels Doctorate in Linguistics Brussels-Belgium Thesis Title: Cross-Cultural Pragmatics Request and Request Refusals in Palestinian Arabic and British English Implications for Language Learning in Palestine
  • Fall-2010 Lancaster University/UK Visiting Research Student Lancaster-UK Courses: • Critical Discourse Analysis (Ruth Wodak) • Gender and Language (Jane Sunderland) • Culture and Language Learner (Gila Schauer) • Investigating Spoken Language
  • 2001-2004 An-naljah National University M.A Nablus –West Bank Applied Linguistics and Translation
  • 1997-2001 Birzeit University Ramllah - West Bank English Language and Literature
Employment history: 
  • 2012-present An-najah National University Language Center- Director
  • 2011-present An-najah National University Professor of English Language and Linguistics Duties: teaching and testing. Courses taught: Pragmatics (M.A program), Translation from Arabic (M.A program), Special Topics in Linguistics (M.A program), Simutaneous and Consecutive Translation (M.A program), Translation 1, Discourse Analysis, Morphology, Research Methodology, Advanced Grammar, Introduction to Linguistics, Contrastive Linguistics.
  • 2006-2011 Al-Quds Open University English Language Instructor Jenin - West Bank Duties: teaching and testing. Courses taught: Phonetics and Pronunciation, Translation, Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Writing, ELT, Introduction to Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, and Language Use.
  • Fall 2006 Arab American University English Language Instructor Jenin - West Bank Duties: teaching and testing. Courses taught: Listening /Speaking 1, Introduction to Linguistics.
  • 2001-2006 Ministry of Education English Language Teacher Duties: teaching English, testing, proctoring and preparing students for regional exams.
Research Interests: 
  • • Pragmatics and speech acts in intercultural communication.
  • • Gender linguistics.
  • • Language learning.
  • • Translation.
  • • Discourse analysis.
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