Teachers & Staff

 

The backbone of YIAL, and one of its main strengths is its Arabic instructors. As a student, especially in a private course, your success is largely dependent upon the competence and dedication of your instructor.  We do our best to hand-select the very best and experienced Arabic teachers from Yemen, creating the extremely competent and enthusiastic staff  in YIAL. All of our instructors have at least a B.A. in Arabic or a closely related field, experience as Arabic or language teacher, and a sincere dedication to teaching Arabic as a foreign language.

Here, we are introducing some of our staff:


Jameel Al-Bazili

• YIAL Director, 2009-present. Previous Director of Arabic Language School, 2002-2009.

• MA Business Management, OUM, Malaysia, BA English, University of Sana’a.

• Years Arabic teacher: 15 years.

• Focus: MSA, Media Arabic, Conversational Arabic, Curricula development, program evaluation.

• Co-author of YIAL’s textbooks including: Assalam alikum series (9 books), and The Conversation Series 1-6.

• A member of YIAL training team specializing in training teachers on modern methods of teaching Arabic as a foreign language, developing teaching materials, and program evaluations.

• Co-author of “Growing UP With English” (Series of 6 Textbooks in Yemeni Private Schools for English Language, Yemen, 2005.


Abduljaleel Al-Bazeli

• Founder & Manager of YIAL 2007-present.

• MA Teaching Arabic to non-native speakers, UM Malaysia.

• Diploma in Business Administration, Modern British Institute.

• Years Arabic teacher: 11

• Focus: Classical Arabic, Poetry, Grammar, Online-Teaching.

• Co-author of YIAL’s textbooks including Assalam alikum series (9 books), Media Arabic 1-3, and The Conversation Series 1-6.

• A member of YIAL training team specializing in training teachers on modern methods of teaching Arabic as a foreign language, developing teaching materials, and program evaluations.


Ossama Ali

• BA French, summa cum laude, University of Sana’a.

• Years Arabic teacher: 11

• Focus: Media Arabic, Growing Participant Approach (GPA), Introductory Levels, Online-Teaching.

• Co-author of the institute’s Assalam alikum series (9 books), and  Media Arabic textbooks – books 2 and 3.

• A member of YIAL training team specializing in training teachers on modern methods of teaching Arabic as a foreign language, developing teaching materials, and program evaluations.


Mukhtar Al-Hamadi

• BA Arabic, magna cum laude, University of Sana’a.

• Years Arabic teacher: 11

• Focus: Grammar, Calligraphy, Philosophy, Islamic Law, Political Science, Poetry, and Advanced Arabic Courses.

• Author of a Grammar textbook for advanced Arabic students; Co-author of the institute’s “Listening and Speaking” textbooks – 6 levels, and co-author of Assalam alikum series (9 books).

• A member of YIAL training team specializing in training teachers on modern methods of teaching Arabic as a foreign language, developing teaching materials, and program evaluations.

• Vice director of quality management at Ministry of Education 2012-2013.

• Director of Curricula sector at Ministry of Education 2014.


Abdussamad Yusuf

• BA Islamic and Arabic Studies, University of Science and Technology.

• Years Arabic teacher: 10

• Focus: Grammar, Tajweed, Yemeni Colloquial, Growing Participant Approach (GPA), Online-Teaching.

• Co-author of YIAL’s textbooks including Assalam alikum series (9 books), Media Arabic 1-3, and The Conversation Series 1-6.

• A member of YIAL training team specializing in training teachers on modern methods of teaching Arabic as a foreign language, developing teaching materials, and program evaluations.


Badr Muslih

• BA English, University of Sana’a.

• Years Arabic teacher: 10

• Focus: Introductory and Intermediate Levels.

• Co-founder of “AFAQ” for Educational Services (Educational Company), Sana’a, Yemen, 2009.


Kamal Al-HijriKamal_YIAL

• BA English, University of Sana’a.

• Years Arabic teacher: 12

• Focus: Introductory and Intermediate Levels, Yemeni Arabic, , Yemeni culture courses, and Media Arabic, story writer. 


 Abeer Jamal

• BA English, University of Sana’a.

• Years Arabic teacher: 7

• Focus: Growing Participant Approach (GPA), Conversational Arabic, Online-Teaching.


Somiah Yousif

• BA Arabic studies, University of Science and Technology.

• Years Arabic teacher: 1

• MSA, GPA, Tajweed classes, and Online-Teaching.


Safya Jamal

• BA French language, faculty of languages, University of Sana’a.

• Years Arabic teacher: 1

• Focus: Growing Participant Approach (GPA), Conversational Arabic, Online-Teaching.


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• BA French, University of Sana’a.

• Years Arabic teacher: 10

• Focus: MSA, Calligraphy, and Media Arabic.

 


Ahmed Al-atam

• B.A Arabic Literature, Sanaa University, 2003.

• Years Arabic teacher: 9

• Focus: Grammar, Media Arabic, Literature, Yemeni Dialect, Conversation, MSA courses, Advanced Arabic courses, and Online-Teaching.

• Co-Author of Assalam alikum series (9 books), and some materials for Yemeni Dialect.

• A member of YIAL training team specializing in training teachers on modern methods of teaching Arabic as a foreign language, developing teaching materials, and program evaluations.


Ameen Aledreesi

• BA English, University of Sanaa.

• Years Arabic teacher: 10

• Focus: MSA courses, Media Arabic, , and Yemeni Dialect, Online-Teaching.

• Vice manager of  E-teaching department at the Ministry of Education.


Mabkhoot Al-Ezzi

• MA Arabic, Faculty of Arts, Sana’a University.

• Years Arabic teacher: 11

• Focus: Arabic Grammar, Literature, Yemeni Dialect &Poetry, Advanced Arabic Courses, and Online-Teaching.

• Co-Author of YIAL Assalam Alikum series (9 books), Yemeni Culture, Arabic literature, Contemporary Yemeni literature, and several poems.

• A member of YIAL training team specializing in training teachers on modern methods of teaching Arabic as a foreign language, developing teaching materials, and program evaluations.


Afif Al-Shaibani

• BA.French – University of Sana’a.

• Years Arabic teacher: 5

• ex. tour guide around Yemen.

• Focus: Introductory and Intermediate Levels of MSA courses,  Local – Arabic culture & history, and Online-Teaching.

• Translator & poet.


Mohammed Attoba’i YIAL_Ali_Hani1

• BA Arabic language and translation, faculty of languages, University of Sana’a.

• Years Arabic teacher: 2

• Focus: MSA courses, Yemeni Dialect, GPA, and Online-Teaching. 


Ali Zaid Ali1

 • BA  English language, Education, Sana’a University.

• Years Arabic teacher: 2

• Focus: MSA, Yemeni Dialect, GPA, and Online-Teaching. 


Hani Ahmed Hani

• BA Arabic language, Faculty of Human Sciences, Eman University.

• Years Arabic teacher: 2

• Focus: MSA, Advanced Arabic Courses, GPA, and Online-Teaching. 


Assam Salih Al-Shabi

• BA Commerce, University of Sana’a.

• Public Relations, Tourist Guide, Trips Coordinator.

• Years Tourist Guide: 10

• Co-founder of “Asha’abi” (Company for General Services), Sana’a, 2009.


AbdulQadir Yousif Ahmedaq1

• Vocational Diploma, Industrial Institute, Sana’a, 2005.

• Position: Secretary and Tourist Guide

• Diploma in English language, American language institute.

• Years of Experience: 8. 


Abdulwahhab Yousif 2-0011

• Secondary School graduate 2012.

• Diploma in English language, SEEDS institute, 2014

• Position: Secretary and Students’ affairs.

• Years of Experience: 2. 


 Adel Saeed ALsabriAdel_yial2

• BA English, University of Damar.

• Years Arabic teacher: 12

• Focus: MSA courses, Media Arabic, , , Islamic Law, Political Science and Yemeni Dialect, Online-Teaching.

• Teacher  at the Ministry of Education.

• Arabic language teacher at University of Science and Technology (2005-2015).