Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Priscilla Cunha


BA in Near Eastern Studies, Linguistics, German Studies, Cornell University

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Applied Linguistics, Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language, Teaching Culture

Biography


Priscilla Cunha studies Applied Linguistics, with a focus on the Teaching of Arabic as a Foreign Language, and she is particularly interested in the teaching of Arabic Culture in both K-12 and university-level settings.

She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Near Eastern Studies, Linguistics, and German Studies from Cornell University, and during her undergraduate career she participated in the inaugural year of Cornell's Intensive Arabic Program and studied abroad for a semester at the Hashemite University in Zarqa, Jordan. She has also lived in Cairo, Egypt, and Doha, Qatar. She speaks Levantine Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, German, and reads Classical Arabic and Latin.

At CASA in 2014-15.

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