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Dr. Pakenam Shiha

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Dr. Pakinam Shiha is an Assistant professor of Applied Linguistics. Being an English language professor is one of the ways she fulfills her passion for Languages. Language experiences are transformative, engaging, exciting, and meaningful. English, French, Russian, and even Arabic dialects. This involves working in areas with sounds, structure, and grammar.

She studied at the University of Alexandria (Egypt), Phonetics & Linguistics department. Received her Bachelor's degree in Phonetics & Linguistics. Her Master's degree in Speech Pathology involved designing a speech & language program for hearing impaired children. Working with such children and trying to make them pronounce their first words was overwhelming.

Her Ph.D. took a different turn, Second Language Acquisition. How to teach foreigners to articulate and use a different languages specially English and Arabic.

She has 12 years of experience in teaching English Phonetics, Phonology, and Speech Pathology to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

She is currently an Assistant Professor in Effat College of Humanities and the coordinator of Effat English Academy – English Foundation Program.​

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