The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of English

Mona Shahine

Mona Shahine is an instructor in the Department of English at LAU.

Her M.A. thesis was titled “Teacher Training Workshops.” Her main interests are teacher training, teaching in and evaluating intensive English programs, and teaching critical thinking.

She is an Executive Council member of the English Speaking Union, and a member of TESOL Lebanon.

Shahine has given several lectures and workshops, including:

A series of workshops for the English faculty SCD (School of Design) in Muscat, Oman as part of the consultation team from LAU. The workshops were “Recent trends in teaching reading and writing” and “Writing English language tests”, January 2010.

Volunteered to present a two-hour workshop on “Teaching Rhetorical Reading” to a group of 40 teachers from the “Bekaa” area as part of launching TESOL Lebanon.

Presented a paper on “Teaching Reading: An Imperative Skill to Teach” as part of the conference for the Center for program and Learning assessment in collaboration with Ford Foundation, organized by LAU, November, 2009.

Selected publications

  1. “The Need for Developing ESP Material,” Cahiers Du Centre Interdisciplinaire Des Sciences Du Language, Actes du Xiiiéme Colloque International SGAV.17, 227-229 (2003).
  2. “The Importance of Teacher Training,” Institut de Langues et de Traduction Annales, 7, 89-102 (2000/2001).
  3. “Building Fluency Through the Use of Authentic Media,” Collection Sources Sibles: Les Languages a Travers le SGAV (2001).
  4. “Communicative Competence: A Dream or Reality?” Institut de Langues et de Traduction Annales, 6, 71-80 (1999/2000).

Academic degrees


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