Zeinep Zhumatayeva

School of Sciences and Humanities, Kazakh Language and Turkic Studies
Assistant Professor
Block 8, office 8212

Zeinep Zhumatayeva received her PhD in theory and methodologies of the Kazakh language in 2007. After completing her PhD, she spent ten years teaching the Kazakh language and Literature at A.Yesevi International Kazakh-Turkish University. She left the university to take up a post-doc and teach Kazakh Language at the Gazi University in Turkey. While working at A.Yesevi International Kazakh-Turkish University A.Yesevi she taught such courses as Kazakh language and literature, General linguistics, Documentation management, Kazakh Language theory and teaching methodology, and comparative grammar of Turkic Languages.

At present Zeinep Zhumataeva works at the Kazakh Language and Turkic studies department at the Nazarbayev University as an Assistant professor. In 2015-2016, she completed an internship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA) and taught Kazakh Language for students United States at the intermediate level.
Zeinep Zhumatayeva is author of 5 books and over 40 scientific publications, she is currently working on her book on the Innovative techniques of teaching the Kazakh language and Kazakh Culture.

Courses taught at NU:

Kazakh Language and Literature
Kazakh Culture
Documentation Management
Kazakh for Career Development