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The revision of the content and advisory linguistic works of the Arabic as a Foreign Language program (the basic section of ALS) were carried out by Mrs. Amal Mousa, a well known experienced Arabic language teacher with 45 years of experience.

The educational stratigies and program advisory works were carried out by Mrs. Fidaa Issa, an experienced instructor in the field of teaching foreign languages to non-native speakers.

1. Amal Mousa 


  • Taught Arabic and Music in several public schools in Homs - SYRIA, 1961-1965
  • Taught Arabic in several institutes, public and private schools in Damascus - SYRIA, 1965-2003
  • Evaluator of Arabic literature textbooks, curriculum and syllabus, secondary schools, Ministry of Education, Damascus – SYRIA, 1980-1993
  • Prepared and presented lessons for Arabic language educational program in National Syrian TV, 1972 - 1993
  • Contribution to teachers association symposiums, Ministry of Education, 1975-1995
  • Contribution to educational symposiums in National Syrian TV, 1975-1995
  • Wrote several articles in Teachers Voice Magazine about Arabic language issues, Damascus-Syria, 1975-1995
  • Evaluated of Arabic language curricula for secondary stage, Ministry of Education, Damascus – SYRIA, 1980-1985
  • Arabic language night courses in teachers association and private schools, Damascus - SYRIA
  • B.A in Arabic Literature, Damascus University - SYRIA, 1967
  • Diploma degree in General Education, Damascus University - SYRIA, 1968
  • Diploma degree in Special Education, Damascus University - SYRIA, 1969


2. Fidaa Issa


  • Taught EFL at international Guinean school, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2003-2008
  • Taught EFL at Al-Razi institute, Damascus – SYRIA, 1991-1992
  • Managerial employee in the training department at Meridian Damascus Hotel, Damascus – SYRIA, 1989-1991
  • B.A in English literature, Al-Baath University, Homs – Syria, 1990
  • Diploma in office automation, New Horizons Institute, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2004