• Arabic (اللغة العربية)

Dr Zainab Al-Zaghir

Dr Zainab Al-Zaghir
Assistant Professor
Phone: +968 26850100 Extn: 323
Location: Suwaiq building, Office no: E23

Dr Zainab Al-Zaghir is an Assistant Professor of linguistics. She received her PhD from University of Otago, New Zealand in 2014. Prior to joining Sohar University in 2018, Dr. Al-Zaghir had considerable experience working in New Zealand and the Middle East. She has been involved in teaching different courses such as grammar, syntax, professional and academic writing. She received the Vice Chancellor’s Outstanding Teaching Award for the academic year 2019–2020. Her research interests include corpus analysis, dialectology and second language acquisition and teaching. She is currently the coordinator of the Center for Educational Development.

  • Ph.D In Linguistics, University Of Otago, New Zealand, 2014
  • MA In Applied Linguistics, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, 2007
  • B.Ed In English Language, Babylon University, Iraq, 2001 ​
  • Linguistics, 
  • Academic Writing, 
  • Professional Communication, 
  • Grammar, 
  • Second Language Acquisition​ ​
  • Corpus Analysis, 
  • Typological Universals, 
  • Dialectology, Learning, and Motivation, 
  • Second Language Acquisition
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