Lecturer in Foreign Languages
Audrey Mbeje is from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. She is the Director of the African Language Program at Penn. She also teaches courses in Zulu and another course called "African Language and Culture."
- Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, Ball State University
Discourse analysis and second/foreign language pedagogy, foreign language curriculum design and assessment, online and text-based material development, anaphora, passivization, and tense/aspect in the Nguni languages of South Africa.
- Zulu Learners' Reference Grammar, National African Language Resource Center (NALRC) 2005
- Discourse Analysis and Foreign Language Pedagogy: A Case of Zulu Demonstratives, Journal of African Language Teachers Association (JALTA) 2005
- The Function of Demonstratives in Zulu and English: A Contrastive Study with Pedagogical Implications. Dissertation. Michigan: UMI Publishing Company 2002
- AFST 150-680 Elementary Zulu I & II
- AFST 250-680 Intermediate Zulu I & II
- AFST 350-680 Advanced Zulu I & II
- Vice President, African Language Teachers Association (ALTA)
- Member, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL)
- Member, Annual Conference in African Linguistics (ACAL)
- Member, World Congress in African Linguistics (WOCAL)