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Ghada Ali Al-Ghamdi

Teaching Assistant 

College of Languages and Translation

King Saud University 

 

Academic Qualifications:

·         1999-2003: Colleges of Girls (Faculty of Arts-Run by the Presidency) Department of English

·         2001: Got a certificate of the excellence of performance in the year 2001 from the faculty of Arts deanship

·         2003: Graduated from Faculty of Arts with a Bachelor Degree. 

·         2004:   New Horizons Ladies centre Riyadh computer training: Completion of the course of Microsoft Office XP.

·      2009- present:  A Master student in Applied Linguistics at the College of Arts\ King Saud University.

 

Work Experience:

·         2005- 2006:              Teaching at Al-Fajar Secondery school

·         2006- present:     Teaching at the College of Languages and Translation

·         2008 2009:          Representative of Development & Quality  Assurance in the Language Unit & a coordinator of the Committee of Quality Assurance  & Accreditation in the Language Unit.

  

Interests and Skills:

  • Interests: TESOL, CALL, Translation, Autonomous Learning, learning different languages and knowing other cultures.
  • Skills: Avid reader and writer, serious in working and dealing with others, experienced user of Microsoft office products and a keen user of the internet.

 

Additional Information:

     Languages:

     Arabic - Mother tongue
     English - Fluent written and spoken

 

Activities:

·         1999-2003 Participating in organizing some of the non-curriculum activities in the faculty of Arts

·         2005- 2006 Organizing and activating verities of non-curriculum activities and fairs in Al-Fajar Secondery school especially the ones that are related to computers and learning ESL.

·         2007 Participating in organizing The 1st Annual COLT Conference

·         2007 Attending a lecture presented by Prof. Reima Al-Jurf about Data base (ERIC, PROQUEST,OXFORD JOURNALS, etc)

·         2008 Participating in organizing The 2nd Annual COLT Conference

·            2009 Participating in organizing The 3rd Annual Academic Symposium & Exhibition in COLT.

·         Presence of a number of seminars, conferences and workshops organized inside the university such as,

 

ü  2009 "The smart board workshop" organized by the deanship of E-learning & distance learning

ü  2009  "workshop on How to develop programs and prepare them for the Academic Accreditation" organized by The Development & Quality Assurance Deanship.

ü  2009 "workshop on Quality applications on the institutes of high education" organized by The Development & Quality Assurance Deanship.

ü  2009 "workshop on Communicative Language Teaching: Theory & Practice by Dr. Othman Almeniei" organized by The 3rd Annual Academic Symposium & Exhibition in COLT.

ü  2009 "workshop on Autonomous Learning by Prof. Reima Al-Jarf" organized by The 3rd Annual Academic Symposium & Exhibition in COLT.

ü  2009 "workshop on The use of Technology to Improve academic research by Dr. Majda Al-Sebai" organized by The 3rd Annual Academic Symposium & Exhibition in COLT.

ü  2009  Workshop: " Setting-up your site workshop by Dina Al-Sebai" organized by The 3rd Annual Academic Symposium & Exhibition in COLT.

ü  2009 Workshop: "Quality applications on the institutes of high education" organized by The Development & Quality Assurance Deanship.

 ü  2009 "First Workshop on Applied Linguistics, translation & Computational Linguistics" in Prince Sultan University, College for Women

 ü  2010 Workshop on the use of "Smart Classroom" organized by the Deanship of E-learning & distance learning in King Saud University

 ü  2010 Workshop titled "Effective Classroom Management" by Dr. Bill Buskist organized by the Deanship of Skills Development in King Saud University

   ü  2010 Workshop on "Skills To Use OneNote" by Prof. Reima Al-Jarf organized by The 4th Annual Academic Symposium & Exhibition in COLT\KSU

  ü  2010 Workshop on " To Learning Skills : Learning Skills Through Effective Tradition and Authenticity Are Not Artificial," by Dr. Majda Al-Sebai"  organized by The  4th Annual Academic Symposium & Exhibition in COLT\KSU.

  ü  2010 Associate member in Blind Association Charity in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  ü  2010 (6 hrs) Course in "The CoRT Thinking Program" prepared by Thaer HassanFrom De Bono  Centre for Teaching Thinking and presented by our fellow colleague, Mrs Mashael  al-Salem in COLT\KSU

  

 

Papers, Reviews & Reports

  • Schools of Linguistics (A Review Study). 22nd December. 2009
  • The Use of the Ultimate Vocabulary software to help level one EFL college students to increase their vocabulary range (Review of Literature). 1st February. 2010  
  • A Pragmatic Analysis of Conversational Implicature (Aeabic Data). 10th April. 2010
  • Problems in Categorization (Word Class) in both English & Arabic Languages. 17th May. 2010
  • A Pragmatic Analysis of Meaning in Interaction (Arabic data). 16th June.  2010

 

Taught Courses:

·         131 Najm    (Listening/ Pre-medical Dept- Language Unit)

·         132 Najm    (Reading/ Pre-medical Dept- Language Unit)

·         133 Najm    (Writing/ Pre-medical Dept- Language Unit)

·         252 Najd     (Reading4)

·         128 Najd     (Writing1)

·         193 Najd     (Dictionary skills)

·         129 Najd     (Listening2)

·         164 Najd     (Writing2)

·         192 Najd     (Grammar1)

·         171 Najd     (Speaking1)

·         174 Najd     (Speaking2)

·         101 Najm    (General English- Language Unit)

 

Contacts:

Place of Work:      College of Languages and Translation \ King Saud University

 Bldg. 19 Room: 301

Office Phone Number:     014354400    Extension: 1274

E-mail Address:     galghamdi@ksu.edu.sa