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Dr. Abdullah Shaghi
Assistant Professor of Linguistics


Ph.D. in linguistics, Aligarh Muslim University (A.M.U.), U.P., India, 2010

Contact Information
Department of English,
Faculty of Education, Zabid
Hodeidah University,
Hodeidah, Yemen.
00967737486768 (mob.)
009673341933 (home)
00967340856 (workplace)


Full Name : Abdullah Mohammed Mohammed Shaghi
Date of Birth : 01.01.1976
Marital Status : Married
Number of Children : Three children (One Son, Two daughter
Nationality : Yemeni
Languages Known : English, Arabic, a bit little Hindi
Hobbies&Interests : I like reading eBooks English and Linguistics of English and Arabic very much. I am computer literate. I write some poems in English as well as in Arabic.
Strength : Good Interpersonal and Communication
Skills, Optimist, Hard-working.


I am a linguist specializing in English Language and Linguistics (especially, of English and Arabic). I received my B.A. degree from Hodeida University in English language in 1996, my M.A. in Linguistics from JNU, New Delhi, India in 2006, and Ph.D. in Linguistics from AMU, U.P., India in 2010.

Research Interests:

I conduct research in the field of Tihami Yemeni Arabic linguistics with a special emphasis on phonetics, phonology, morphophonology, morphology, andmorphosyntax. My research also extends to teaching linguistic courses, teaching English as a Foreign language with the application of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and teaching translation. Translation projects from Arabic to English and vice versa also occupy an important area of my work.

Currently, I am teaching English Language and English Linguistics courses including, Spoken English 1-4, Introduction to Language I and II, (English) Morphology and Syntax, English Phonetics and Phonology, English Grammar, Research Methodology, Multimedia and a number of other courses in the field of English language and linguistics and ELT as well as EFL.


Recent Publications:

Shaghi, Abdullah M. M. and ImtiazHasanain (2009). Arabic Pausal Forms and Tihami Yemeni Arabic pausal /u/: History and Structure. In Hasnain S. Imtiaz (edt.) Aligarh Journal of linguistics. Department of Linguistics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. Vol. 1, January- December 2009, pp. 122-139.

My English poem قصيدتي الإنجليزية“Un-Heavily Rained” is published on منشورة فيThe Criterion, An International Journal in English, Vol.5, Issue 2. (April 2014), ISSN 0976-8165. It is in the following link في الرابط التالي:


 November 2010 to present:
Assistant Professor of Linguistics,Department of English,Faculty of Education, Zabid, Hodeida University,Hodeida, Yemen.

 November 2006 to 2010:
Ph.D Scholar doing Ph.D research in the Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, Aligarh Muslim University (A.M.U.) under the supervision of Prof. S. ImtiazHasnain; the title of my Ph.D. research is “REVOWELLING VS AFFIXATION IN PLURAL FORMATION ASSIGNED TO NOUNS AND ADJECTIVES AND THEIR AGREEMENT IN TIHAMI YEMENI ARABIC”.One year before getting the Ph.D degree I had a good experienceas being responsible for Teaching “Phonemics” for first year B.A students of Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, Aligarh Muslim University (A.M.U.), India.

 July 2004 to 2006
M.A student in linguistics, Department of Linguistics, School of languages, Literatures and Cultures, Jawaharlal Nehru University (J.N.U.)

 September 2002 to 2004:
Demonstrator in the Department of English, college of Education, Zabid Hodeidah University, Yemen. Responsible for teaching First year English students the course viz, Writing (1) & (2) teaching First Year Mathematics & Chemistry and Islamic students the course English 101 & 102 ; Also responsible for supervising Teaching practice groups.

 December 1996-August 2002:
Volunteer Teacher of English in one of Zabid Schools. Responsible for secondary School students, Grade 8 and Forms 10, 11 & 12 for three days. The other three days of the week I was responsible for teaching in the Zabid High Institute which is in the same building of the college of Education, Zabid. I was responsible for Teaching Listening Comprehension, Spoken English and Reading for 1¬st & 2nd Year English students. Meanwhile I was working as a volunteer Teacher in the college, responsible for teaching writing (1) & (2) and English 101 & 102. I also was supervising Teaching Practice groups.

November 2012 to the present: First chairman of the Modern Department of Kindergarten, Faculty of Education-Zabid, Hodeida University.

January 2012 to August 2012: First chairman of the Modern Society Development and Continuing Education Center, Faculty of Education-Zabid, Hodeida University.

Committees I participate in (if existed) :

1. College Meeting Committee
2. English Department Meeting Committee
3. English Department Scientific Committee
4. English Department Examination Committee
5. English Department Postgraduate Committee


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