Zahra EL AOURI

Name:  Zahra EL AOURI
Institution / University: Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakesh/Morocco
Country of your Institution / Work:  Morocco
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Field / Major / Research Interest: Field: Applied Linguistics & TEFL / Major: Language Learning Strategies / Research interests: issues in Applied Linguistics & TEFL and Education in general
Profile:
Dr. Zahra EL AOURI is currently an assistant professor of Applied Linguistics and TEFL at the Department of English Studies, Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakesh – Morocco. She holds a Doctorate Degree in Education from Mohammed V University, Faculty of Education in Rabat – Morocco. She has been teaching EFL both as an EAP and an ESP teacher for 13 years in private high schools, private institutions for higher education and at university. Her main research interests remain within the field of Applied Linguistics and TEFL including second language acquisition and language learning, motivation and language learning strategies, teaching methods, curriculum development and syllabus design and educational issues in general. She is also interested in research methodology and the application of statistics through the use of SPSS in the educational field.
Title of Thesis / Dissertation: Factors that Influence Moroccan University EFL Science Students’ Use of Language Learning Strategies: The Case of the Faculty of Sciences – Rabat
Name of Adviser: Dr. Badia ZERHOUNI
Titles of Publications:     Defining language learning strategies: Implications for research /The effects of gender and motivation on the use of language learning strategies in the Moroccan EFL context / Motivation and Language Learning Strategies Used by Moroccan university EFL Science students: A Correlatioal Study