Lutfi Hussein, Ph.D.

Full Time Faculty - English/ESL

English

Office: LA 3 - Room: 13

480-461-7367

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

  • On Monday, my office hour is in the Academic Skills Center in the Library (Building LB 11, Room #175).
  • On Wednesday and Friday, my office hour is in the English Department (Building LA 3, Office #13).
  • I'm also available by appointment.

Profile

I am a faculty member of the English Department at Mesa Community College (MCC), a member of the Maricopa Community Colleges in Arizona. I teach English courses in several areas including English as a Second Language, College Writing, and Linguistics.

My research interests include Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Composition, Rhetoric, and Critical Discourse Studies. To me, all these academic areas share a common thread: Language and social life are inextricably intertwined. To understand one, the other must be studied and critically analyzed; and to learn language well and use it effectively, one must understand and appreciate how language is used to represent the world and establish and maintain social relationships and identities.

My research as well as my teaching is informed by Critical Discourse Studies, Multimodal Discourse, and Systemic Functional Linguistics.

In addition to teaching English at MCC, I have served as coordinator of the  English Language Program  and  faculty advisor in the International Education Office;   I am currently chair of the  College Research  Review Committee  (CRRC) at MCC, and chair of the  Institutional Review Board  (IRB) at the District.

For ten years I served as the area chair of Arab Culture in the U.S. at the annual conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association. I  also served on the boards of Radius of Arab American Writers   (RAWI)  and the  Arab American Studies Association.  Currently, I am on the Board of the Arizona affiliate  of   TESOL  International Association.

Classes Taught

Spring 2020

ESL030 English as a Second Language III: Grammar 3 Credits
Third level of English as a Second Language (ESL). Emphasis on sentence structure and paragraph building. Extensive grammar study and writing practice.
Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement test score or a grade of P or C or better in ESL020.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25646
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 03/06/2020
MoTuWeThFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Closed

Notes: Class 25646 requires an additional 8 hours to be arranged.

ESL040 English as a Second Language IV: Grammar 3 Credits
Fourth-level of English as a Second Language (ESL). Continued emphasis on sentence structure and paragraph building. Extensive grammar study and writing practice.
Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement test score or a grade of P or C or better in ESL030.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25665
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWeFr
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Class Started

Spring Flex Start 2020

ENG213 Introduction to the Study of Language 3 Credits
Study of language as code; phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics; language acquisition; historical and socio-linguistics.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG102, or ENG111, or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25613
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/27/2020 - 05/08/2020

Open

14 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 25613 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: lutfi.hussein@mesacc.edu

ESL040 English as a Second Language IV: Grammar 3 Credits
Fourth-level of English as a Second Language (ESL). Continued emphasis on sentence structure and paragraph building. Extensive grammar study and writing practice.
Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement test score or a grade of P or C or better in ESL030.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25584
Dobson Campus
Lecture
03/16/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoTuWeThFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Closed

Notes: Class 25584 requires an additional eight hours to be arranged.

Degrees & Awards

Ph.D. in English (Linguistics and Rhetoric), Arizona State University

M.A. in English (Linguistics), Arizona State University

B.A. in  English Language and Literature, Yarmouk University in Jordan

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