Dr. Hanada Taha

Dr. Hanada Taha-Thomure is currently Associate Dean of Bahrain Teachers’ College at the University of Bahrain. Previous to that she was the director of Arabic programs at the Language Acquisition Resource Center at the San Diego State University. She is the director of Arabexpertise, an educational consulting group based in California, USA. She has taught Arabic language to native and non-native speakers in countries such as Lebanon, Bahrain, Sultanate of Oman, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America for the past twenty years. Dr. Taha-Thomure has trained thousands of Arabic language teachers, trainers and ministry officials in various countries within the context of international private and public schools and in international conferences.
Dr. Taha-Thomure has developed many Arabic language instructional materials and scholarly works including: “Standards Based Instruction in the Arabic Language Classroom”, “Ardh AlAswat”, “Writing through Drawing, ” “My Colorful Books and lately a series titled “Arabic language through Dialogue 1, 2 and 3” for teaching Arabic to non-native speakers at the High School and College level using the communicative language approach. “Kharbashat Imra’ah Arabiyya” is her most recent publication, 2010. Dr. Taha-Thomure is involved in foundational work developing Arabic language standards for the Arab Thought Foundation and to the International School Services in charge of developing the first ever series of standards based Arabic language programs.