Lynn Whitcomb

Lynn Whitcomb
Senior Lecturer in Arabic
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Research/Teaching Interests

  • Arabic diglossia and dialects

  • Heritage learners

  • Gender Studies

  • Corpora in Foreign/Second Language Instruction


Ph.D., Linguistics, Northwestern University

M.A., Linguistics, Northwestern University

B.A., Mathematics, Kalamazoo College

Courses Taught at Baylor

  • Introduction to Arabic (ARB 1301)

  • Elementary Spoken/Modern Standard Arabic (ARB 1302)

  • Intermediate Spoken/Modern Standard Arabic (ARB 2310)

  • Arab Popular Culture (ARB 2320)

  • Arabic for Specific Purposes: Reading and Writing Workshop (ARB 3305)

  • Introduction to the Middle East (MES 2301)

Selected Publications

Book Chapter

  • Co-authored with Sameh Alansary. "Using Linguistic Corpora in Arabic Foreign Language Teaching and Learning." In Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Century. Kassem Wahba, Liz England, and Zeinab Taha, eds. Vol. II. (2017): 219-231.

Full Resume