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Makda Weatherspoon

Visiting Senior Lecturer
Makda Weatherspoon

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Makda Weatherspoon is a Visiting Senior Lecturer of Arabic from Cornell University.

 Professor Weatherspoon has over ten years of experience in the field of Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL) with expertise in curriculum design. She is the recipient of the 2020-2021 "Sophie Washburn French Instructorship Award" in recognition of excellence in language instruction. In addition, she is the co-author of the Arabiyyat al-Naas textbook series (elementary and intermediate levels). Other academic interests include Second Language Acquisition, Corpus Linguistics, utilizing films as a tool for teaching language and culture, and integrating new technologies into language teaching.