Translator and academic.
Born in 1978 in the Pasûr (Kulp) town of Amed (Diyarbakır). She graduated from the Department of English Education at Dicle University. Between 2005 and 2007, she attended the Kurdish/Kurmanji teacher training program at Kurdî-Der (The Kurdish Language Association), Diyarbakır, and gave Kurmanji and Kirmanjki lessons. She is in the Vate Working Group, which is conducting studies in the Kirmanjki dialect of Kurdish. She has a master’s degree in English Language and Education from the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Çukurova. Currently, she is doing her PhD in foreign language teaching at the Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Languages, History and Geography at the University of Ankara. Her English, Turkish and Kurdish (Kirmanjki and Kurmanji) short story, poetry and prose translations have been published in many magazines so far.
Dissertation title (postgraduate):
Acquisition of English as a Second Language by a Turkish Adult
Dissertation title (PhD):
The Language Shift and Maintenance (of Kurdish) in Turkish-Kurdish Bilinguals, work in progress
Teachers’ Cognition and Beliefs on Speaking and Listening Skills, Journal of Research in Education and Teaching, http://www.jret.org/
Hetê Şexsêko Girdî Ra Ke Îngilizî Cayo Xwezayî de Mûseno Destkewtişê Morfîmanê Rêziwanî/Gramerî, Mardin Artuklu University, Journal of Mardin Artuklu University Institute of Social Sciences
Polîtîkayê Zafziwanî; Ewropa ra Tayê Nimûneyî (The Policy of Multilingualism; An Example from Europe), Zend magazine, The Kurdish Institute of Istanbul, the book series 21
Ziman û Mêjî (Language and the Brain), Zend magazine, The Kurdish Institute of Istanbul, the book series 22
Yöntem Sonrası Pedagoji: Yöntemlerin Özgünlüğü, Uygulanabilirliği, Olabilirliği (The Post-Methodical Pedagogy: The Authenticity, Applicability and Feasibility of Methods), the magazine of Education, Science and Society
Cognitive and Metacognitive Strategies, Çukurova University Journal of Çukurova University Institute of Social Sciences, Appraisal Process
Ziwan Muhafezekerdişê Hereketê Kurdan; Rewşê Kirmanckî (The Movement for Maintaining Kurdish Language; The Situation of Kirmanjki), Zend magazine, issue:24
Civil Resistance Today, Kurt Schock, translation from English into Turkish (in progress)
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