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Makda Weatherspoon

Senior Lecturer

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White Hall, Room 401A
mgw49@cornell.edu
607-254-1512

Overview

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

OFFICE HOURS FALL 2018:

Tuesday 12:15-1:15pm, Thursday 10:00-11:00am

Departments/Programs

  • Near Eastern Studies

Courses