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Makda Weatherspoon

Senior Lecturer

Makda Weatherspoon

White Hall, Room 401A


Makda Weatherspoon is a Lecturer of Arabic Language in the Department of Near Eastern Studies. She is the co-author of the Arabic textbook "Arabiyyat al-Naas Part I". Her academic interests include Corpus Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Arabic language pedagogy, Curriculum Development, the use of films for teaching language and culture, and more specifically, integrating technology within a communicative approach to language teaching. She is a faculty advisor to a number of on-campus student organizations.

Courses Taught

  • Elementary Arabic I & II
  • Intermediate Arabic I & II
  • Arabic Language through Film
  • Advanced Arabic I
  • Intensive Arabic I


  • Near Eastern Studies


Fall 2020


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