Instructor of Arabic
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Arab American University; MA University of St Andrews: Postgraduate University of London SOAS:
Research Areas: linguistic typology; language and thought;language and identity; sociolinguistics; curriculum design; language assessment & classroom practices.
Rami Albali is an Instructor of Arabic at New York University Abu Dhabi. He earned his MA in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of St Andrews and his Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language TAFL from the University of London, SOAS. He earned a postgraduate certificate in Translation from Cardiff University. Before his graduate work, he studied at the Arab American University and earned BA in English. Albali’s research interests are linguistic typology, language and thought, language and identity, sociolinguistics and curriculum design, and language assessment & classroom practices. He co-published and co-designed a book called Refuge, a collection of short stories. Albali has been teaching Arabic and English as Foreign Language since 2008 in several higher educational institutions in the United Kingdom. He taught in the Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies Department at Manchester University and the University of St Andrews. He co-developed the Arabic Program LfA in the School of Modern Language at Cardiff University. He established and taught Arabic at Modern Languages and Culture at Liverpool University.