My name is Marwa Mousa, a native Arabic speaker from Egypt. My Passion for Arabic language led me to change my life and career away from a Software Engineer to a Professional Arabic language tutor for non-natives. Teaching isn’t just a job for me, but a huge passion for Arabic and seeking to share it with the world.
I am a professional, friendly, patient, flexible, encouraging, motivating and well-organized tutor. I speak English fluently. I have many hobbies such as reading, photography, walking, being outdoors enjoying the nature, learning new skills and volunteering and charitable activities.
My Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor of Computer and Information sciences from Faculty of Computer and Information sciences, Ain Shams University – (2003-2007)
Bachelor of Arabic language and Islamic studies from Faculty of Dar Al-Uloom, Cairo University, where I have studied Arabic language (Literature, Grammar, Literary Criticism, Literature History, Eloquence & Phonetics) and Islamic Studies (Quran, Sunnah, Hadith, Islamic History, Aqida, Feqh, Shareaa, Quran Eloquence & Islamic Philosophy) – (2008-2012)
Award in Best Short Story from Egyptian Writers Union, 2009
TAFL Certificate (Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language Certificate) from Cairo University, 2012
TAFL Certificate (Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language Certificate) from Eqraa Institution, 2012
5 years’ experience as a Software Engineer – (2007-2012)
+9 years’ experience as an Arabic language and Quran tutor for non-natives, of all ages, all levels, from around the world, online, one to one and in groups – (2012-Current):
- Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)
- (Egyptian, Levantine, Saudi & Gulf) Colloquial Dialects
- Arabic for Conversational, Literature, Media & Business
- Arabic GCSE and IGCSE
- The vocabulary and grammar of Quran and Hadith
- Quran Recitation and Tajweed Rules
- Islamic course for new Muslims & for Kids
- Reduce accent and correct pronunciation
- Translation (from Arabic into English & vice versa)
- Proofreading & Editing for Arabic
- Teaching English language for Arabs
My Teaching Approach:
• I provide well-structured lessons according to my student’s level, needs and goals.
• I support my students and help them to practice the language skills (writing, speaking, listening & reading).
• I use a wide range of learning materials and give different activities for homework assignments.
• I do a small revision in beginning of each lesson and give tests frequently.
• I like to share with my students some aspects of Arabic culture, customs & traditions.
Learning Arabic language is an amazing journey, and I am sure you will enjoy it as long as you have a strong will and a real desire. Truly, it is my pleasure to be your guide in this journey.
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