Dr. Magdalena Zawrotna - a graduate of Arabic philology at the Jagiellonian University, she also studied at the University of Cairo. She specializes in the Egyptian (in particular Cairo) dialect of Arabic. She also conducts research on Arabic-English code-switching in Cairo. Her main research interests are Egyptian (Cairo) Arabic, sociolinguistics of the Arab world, linguistic pragmatics and the use of language on the Internet. She translates from Arabic. Currently she works at the Institute of Oriental Studies, Jagiellonian University, where she teaches Arabic (MSA) Egyptian dialect and translation.