Wah Wah Htay is an Associate Professor at the Department of French and also taking the responsibility of Head of Italian Departmentat the Yangon University of Foreign Languages, YUFL. She obtained Master of Science (Chemistry) in 1998 at Yangon University, Master of Arts (French) in 2012, Diploma in Global English in 2009, Diploma in Italian in 2018 at YUFL and Certificate of Italian Language C1 level at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
She started working as a demonstrator at the department of Chemistry, YU, in 1997. In 2001, she transferred to YUFL and started working as a tutor at the department of French. She was promoted to assistant lecturer in 2005, to lecturer in 2010 and to associate professor in 2018.
As for training courses in abroad, she had a chance to participate in the one month Teachers Training Course at“Alliance Française de Paris”, France in 2006 and in the 10 months course of “Italian Language, Culture and Literature at the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
She did departmental researches on teaching and learning French as a foreign language. Her research on Comparison of Slangs in French and Myanmar Languages was selected in University Research Journal.Shewas taking part in seminars (research paper reading) monthly. Moreover, she participated in the journal of “Food and Culture” – History Society Communication by Giovanna Motta (Volume-2), by writing a research paper about “Mappaetnogastronomica del Myanmar” with Professor Giordano Merlico, during her studies at Sapienza University.Now, sheis training the students to participate in language activities suchas Impromptu talks, Round Table discussion, Debate, Simulation, Presentation skills, etc. in her University.