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 for Career Development
Zhumatayeva, Z., 2017 In : Astra Salvensis. V, 10, p. 261 - 271
Reflection of metaphors in face2face, new headway and inside out (advanced) course books.
Zhumatayeva, Z., 2016 In : Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. p. 43-53
"Cultural Linguistics - an effective method of learning the language and culture of the country"
Zhumatayeva, Z., 2015 Лингвомәдениеттаным бағытынды оқыту әдістемесі - тіл мен мәдениетті бірлікте оқытудың тиімді тәсілі..
"Methods of teaching language in lingocultural aspect". "Socio-cultural and philological aspects of the educational and scientific context"
Zhumatayeva, Z., 2014 Преподования языка как иностранного в лингвокультурном аспекте. . Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University,