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Name: Zeinab  M.A. Ibrahim
Institution: American University in Cairo
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.emory.edu/COLLEGE/CASA
State and/or Country: Cairo
Egypt   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications: - Ibrahim, Zeinab. 'Myths About Arabic Revisited'.
Al-Arabiyya 33(2000): 13-27.
- Ibrahim, Zeinab, Sabiha Aydelott & Nagwa Kassabgy (eds). Diversity in Language, Linguistics, and Teaching: Arabic & English. Cairo: AUC press, November 2000.

- Parkinson, Dilworth & Zeinab Ibrahim. 1999.”Testing Lexical Differences in Regional Standard Arabics. 'In Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XII. Editor: Elabbas Benmamoon, Philadephia:
John Benjamins (Pp. 183-202).

- Ibrahim, Zeinab & Debroah Kennedy. 1996. 'Figurative language in the Speech patterns of Egyptians and Americans'. In Understanding Arabic . Editor: Alaa El Gibali, Cairo: AUC Press.
(Pp. 181-209).

Ibrahim, Zeinab and Sanaa Makhlouf( Editors). Arabic Teaching and Linguistics in an Age of Globalization. Cairo: AUC Press, 2007.

Ibrahim, Zeinab, Sabiha Aydelott and Nagwa Kassabgy (Editors). Perspectives in Contrastive Studies. Cairo: AUC Press, Spring 2004.

Ibrahim, Zeinab, Sabiha Aydelott and Nagwa Kassabgy (Editors). Diversity in Language, Linguistics, and Teaching: Arabic and English. Cairo: AUC press, November 2000.

Articles:
Ibrahim, Zeinab. 'Investigating the Heritage Students Culture' in
Ibrahim, Zeinab and Sanaa Makhlouf( Editors). Arabic Teaching and Linguistics in an Age of Globalization. Cairo: AUC Press, 2007.

Ibrahim, Zeinab. 'Lexical Variation in Modern Standard Arabic' in The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics (EALL), Brill Publishers, Forthcoming 2007.

Ibrahim, Zeinab. “Borrowing in Modern Standard Arabic” in Innovation and Continuity in Language and Communication of Different Language Cultures 9. Edited by Rudolf Muhr. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2006 (235-260). http://www.inst.at/trans/16Nr/01_4/zeinab16.htm

Ibrahim, Zeinab and Jehan Allam. 'Heritage Students: Past, Present and Future' in Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching in the 21st Century. Edited by Kassem Wahba, Zeinab Taha and Liz England. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers, 2006 (437-446).

Ibrahim, Zeinab. 'Polysemy in the Arabic Dialects' in Investigating Arabic. Edited by Alaa Elgibali. Leiden: Brill Publishers, January 2005 (51-64).

- إبراهيم , زينب . ' الدلالات و التداعيات الثقافية و علاقاتها بالقراءة للفهم ' في العربية : أبحاث لغوية و اجتماعية و تربوية . تحرير : علاء الجبالي و السعيد بد وي . القاهرة : دار غريب . 2002 من 179-188.

Ibrahim, Zeinab. “Myths About Arabic Revisited.” Al-Arabiyya 33 (2000): 13-27.

Parkinson, Dilworth and Zeinab Ibrahim. 'Testing Lexical Differences in Regional Standard Arabics' in Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XII. Edited by Elabbas Benmamoon. Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1999 (183-202).

Ibrahim, Zeinab and Deborah Kennedy. “Figurative Language in the Speech Patterns of Egyptians and Americans” in Understanding Arabic. Editor: Alaa Elgibali. Cairo: AUC Press, 1996 (181-209).

Reviews:
Ibrahim, Zeinab, 'Education in the Arab Gulf States and the Arab World: An Annotated Bibliography by Nagaat El Sanabary.' The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (AJISS) 18:4 (2001): 172-175.

Ibrahim, Zeinab. 'Wholeness and Holiness in Education: An Islamic Perspective.' The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (AJISS) 20:1 (2003): 123-125.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Beyond Lexical Variation in Modern Standard Arabic: Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco
 Beyond Lexical Variation in Modern Standard Arabic
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Beyond Lexical Variation in Modern Standard Arabic: Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco
Courses Taught: Modern Standard Arabic; Egyptian Colloquial Arabic; Introduction to Linguitics; Phonetics; Introduction to Sociolinguitics
Reviewer of: Review: Historical Linguistics: Freeborn (2006) (LL Issue 18.2939)



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