Hiba Fahoum received her M.A. degree in Arabic Language and Literature at the University of Haifa and also holds a teaching certificate. She completed her M.A. studies in 2009 with a thesis entitled "The Contribution of Modern Linguistics to the Understanding of the Issue of Common Spelling Errors in Contemporary Arabic". Fahoum also taught remedial lessons in English and Arabic at the University in the Department of Academic and Personal Assistance, and worked as a teacher at the Franciscan Sisters' School in Nazareth. She has been working in the International School for years, teaching the courses of “Spoken Arabic” (Colloquial Arabic) and “Conversational Arabic”. Currently, Fahoum is a PhD candidate in the Department of Arabic Language and Literature at Haifa University.