Youssif Zaghwani Omar


Full Name: 
Youssif Zaghwani Omar
Academic Rank: Associate Professor 
Affiliation: University of Benghazi
Address: Department of European and Asian Languages
                 University of Benghazi
                  Libya
Research Interests: Applied Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, English Education, ,Translation Studies 
Email: Youssif.omar@uob.edu.ly

Background

Youssif Zaghwani Omaris the head of European and Asian Languages Department at Faculty of the University of Benghazi. I am a holder of PhD in English Education, PhD in Linguistics, and PhD in Translation Studies from the United States. I worked as an Ass. Prof at the University of Columbia, Missouri in the United States, and I was the manager director of Artifacts Journal, a journal specialized in writing at the University of Missouri, Columbia.  I am working currently as an Asso Prof at the Faculty of Languages at the University of Benghazi, a member at the board of the university at the Research and Consultation Center, and a member at the board of International Cooperation Office. I am a reviewer at seven international journals. I have published almost 25 papers and 4 books in the fields of English language learning and teaching. I participated in more than 70 international conferences, organizing and chairing three.     

 

Selected Publications

1- Omar, Y. Z. (2019). INFLUENCE OF GRAMMAR TRANSLATION METHOD (GTM) ON LIBYAN STUDENTS’ENGLISH PERFORMANCE IN COMMUNICATIVE SITUATIONS. PEOPLE: International Journal of Social Sciences5(2).
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Omar, Y. Z. Challenges Libyan English Language Learners Encounter for Guessing Word Meaning in English Based to Their Morphological Knowledge and Etymological Analysis.
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Elwerfalli, I. O., Omar, Y. Z., & SaadAlarefi, N. (2019). THE ROLE OF PROACTIVE FOCUS ON FORM TEACHING TECHNIQUE ON TEACHING ENGLISH PREPOSITIONS. Asian Journal of Research ¹1, 3.
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Omar, Y. Z. (2019). Teaching Pedagogical Grammar in Context to Enrich English Language Learners’ Academic Writing. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation2(3), 290-308.
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Omar, Y. Z. (2019). Effects of morphological levels on understanding meaning of words in English. Proceedings of Engineering & Technology: Special Issue on Language & Creative Technology48, 24-29.
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Omar, Y. Z. (2018). Syntactic theory perception on language acquisition. Journal of Faculty of Arts, University of Benghazi42, 378-391.
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Omar, Y. Z., & Altaieb, S. (2015). Culture awareness and learning English as a second language. Journal of Modern Education Review5(8), 739-757.
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Altaieb, S., & Omar, Y. Z. (2015). Obstacles Libyan teachers of English encounter while implementing English language curriculum in Libyan high schools. Journal of Modern Education Review5(1), 840-853.
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Omar, Y. Z. (2013). Effects of world Englishes on international students’ academic achievement. ANNALI del Dipartimento di Studi Letterari, Linguistici e Comparati Sezione linguistica: AION-Linguitica, 319-337.
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Omar, Y. Z. (2012). The challenges of denotative and connotative meaning for second-language learners. ETC: A Review of General Semantics69(3), 324-351.
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Omar, Y. (2012). Synthesis of whole language and learning English as a foreign language. Missouri Bulletin English1, 1-20.