Ebtissam Oraby

Ebtissam Oraby

Ebtissam Oraby

Teaching Assistant Professor of Arabic


Office Phone: (202) 994-2697
801 22nd St NW Washington DC 20052

Dr. Oraby teaches Arabic at the George Washington University. Prior to joining GW in 2010, she taught at the American University in Cairo since 2003 and before that at the IH Cairo International Language Institute. Her research inquiry investigates ethically-informed and art-based pedagogy in foreign language education, translanguaging, and multiliteracy. Utilizing theory-informed pedagogy, she continues to work on curricular development and pedagogical innovations in language and literacy education.

•    Arabic Literature
•    Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL)
•    Foreign language literacy 
•    Curriculum and instruction 

ARAB 3105: Contemporary Arabic Literature
ARAB 3201: Modern Arabic Literature
ARAB 3302: Media Arabic
ARAB 3001: Advanced Arabic
ARAB 2001/2: Intermediate Arabic
ARAB 1001/2: Beginning Arabic
ARAB 1201/2 Intensive Elementary Arabic
ARAB 2201 Intensive Intermediate/Advance Arabic
ARAB 3201 Intensive Advance/Media Arabic

Ed.D., George Washington University, Curriculum and Instruction, 2021

M.A., The American University in Cairo, Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language TAFL, 2008

B.A., Ain Shams University, Arabic Language and Literature, 2000