Salima Slimane

Part-Time Lecturer in Arabic
STH 614
BA, University of Batna (Algeria)

Fall 2014 Office Hours: Tuesdays from 12 to 1 pm

Salima grew up in Algeria and lived in France also at different points in her life. She holds a B.A. in English in the field of Education from the University of Batna in Algeria, and is pursuing her M.A. in American Literature. An experienced teacher and lecturer, Salima has been teaching for over 16 years in Foreign language departments, private language schools, and after school programs. She currently works as an Arabic Lecturer in UMass Boston, and Roxbury Community College. Salima also provides private instruction to business executives, doctors, university professors and graduate students .She has participated in various teacher-training courses, the latest one being the Academy for Arabic Teachers, a STARTALK Arabic Teacher Professional Development Program at Boston University. Her areas of expertise encompass theoretical principles of second language acquisition and translation, integration of technology and cultural studies into the language curriculum, conflict and peace in the MENA ( Middle East-North Africa).