Dr. Rajaa Chouairi

Rajaa Chouairi has been teaching Arabic at West Point for 21 years where he is the Arabic Language Program Director. The Arabic department at West Point runs the largest Arabic program in the country and is one of the most esteemed and renowned in the field. Rajaa was one of the first to promote the teaching of spoken Arabic “Colloquial Arabic” as an integral part of the curriculum. His book Shou Fi Ma Fi (Yale University Press) revolutionized the teaching of colloquial and is used in many illustrious Arabic program around the world.