Suzanne Black

Tutor in Arabic



  • American University of Beirut graduate: BA in English Literature and Arabic Studies, Diploma in TEFL
  • London Centre for Educational Television Overseas: Certificate in Educational Television Production

Career History

  • Tutor of Arabic and English in the Middle East and Scotland
  • Freelance photo journalist and broadcaster
  • Tutor of English as a foreign language at universities in Amman and Beirut and at flying schools in Amman and Scotland
  • Tutor of Arabic at the universities of Edinburgh and Dundee since 1988


Suzanne teaches Arabic modules on our Languages for All programme.

Research & Scholarship

Suzanne has given illustrated talks on Arab social and family life, especially aspects concerning women and recently looking into spiritual and religious influences.


  • Several articles and features in The Amman based Jordan Times and the London based Middle East Magazine.