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Arabic Senior Lecturer

  • Office 34, 3rd floor, Language Centre/University Technology Hub (UTH) builiding


  • saidai.hitam@ubd.edu.bn
  • +673 2463001 ext. 2558

EDUCATION

MA Arabic Studies (University of Malaya)

BA.Ed Islamic Studies (Universiti Brunei Darussalam)

Certificate Arabic Intensive Studies (Cairo)

Teaching Areas

  • Arabic Language

Research Areas

  • Teaching Arabic as a Second Language
  • Arabic Language Morphology

Selected Publications and Conference Papers

  • Noor Azam Haji-Othman, Hajah Zurinah Haji Ya’akub, Liyana Ghani, Hajah Suciyati Haji Sulaiman, Saida Hitam, Ain Nadzimah Abdullah and Chan Swee Heng: (2013), 'Codeswtiching in Universities in Brunei DArusssalam and Malaysia.' in R. Barnard & J. McLellan (eds.) Codeswitching in University English-Medium Classes: Asian perspective. Brunei: UBD. Multilingual Matters.

  • Saidai Hitam, Rosnah Ramly & Amey Metassan (Eds.). (2006). 20 Years of UBD; a Photographic Journey. Brunei: UBD.

  • Saidai Hitam, Hassan Abdul Maksoud, Abd Rahman Cik, Abd Karim Hayaza, Ali Obied Braima & Abdur Rosyad Syuhudi. (2004). Silsilat at-Ta`lim el-Lughah el-`Arabiyyah Li Ghairi Natiqin biha (Teaching Arabic For Non Arabic Speakers – Book I ). Brunei: UBD.

  • Saidai Hitam, Hassan Abdul Maksoud, Abd Rahman Cik, Abd Karim Hayaza, Ali Obied Braima & Abdur Rosyad Syuhudi. (2004). Silsilat at-Ta`lim el-Lughah el-`Arabiyyah Li Ghairi Natiqin biha (Teaching Arabic For Non Arabic Speakers – Book II ). Brunei: UBD.

  • Saidai Hitam, Hassan Abdul Maksoud, Abd Rahman Cik, Abd Karim Hayaza, Ali Obied Braima & Abdur Rosyad Syuhudi. (2004). Silsilat at-Ta`lim el-Lughah el-`Arabiyyah Li Ghairi Natiqin biha (Teaching Arabic For Non Arabic Speakers – Book III ). Brunei: UBD.

  • Saidai Hitam (ed.). (2006) Lughawiyyat . A Modern View on the Study of Arabic Language.

  • Saidai Hitam & Mohi elDin Ahmed (2013). “UBDs Experience in Teaching and Learning Arabic” Arabic Conference UNISSA. Bandar Seri Begawan. Brunei.

  • Saidai Hitam (2008). “Narrative Language & Developing The Linguistic Faculty” Conference of Narratology in Literature & Humanities. Suez Canal University, Arab Republic of Egypt.

  • Saidai Hitam (2005) “The Phenomenon of Language Change.” 2nd International Conference on Language Culture And Literature Integrated Schema, Al-Minia University, Arab Republic of Egypt.

  • Saidai Hitam (2002) “Teaching Arabic in Secondary School in Brunei Darussalam” at Arabic Language Seminar and Workshop, UBD.


Services & Consultancy

  • Committee on “Task Force” monitoring Curriculum of Arabic School – 2004
  • Permanent Committee of MABBIM, Brunei Darussalam – 2005