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Dr. Hassan Alshamrani

King Saud University

Arabic Language Institute

 

P.O. Box: 4274

Riyadh 11491

 

Work: 4673155

E-mail: shamran@ksu.edu.sa

 

 

 

Education:

·         Ph.D in Applied Linguistics (TESOL), English Department, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), USA, (April, 2003)

·         MA in Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), English Department, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, Murray State University, KY, USA, (May, 2000)

·         BA in Arabic Language, College of Education, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,(1994)

 

Work Experience:

·         Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics, Arabic Language Institute, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (September 2003- ). Interest: Language Teaching Methods, Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), Second Language Acquisition.

·         Language Teacher in Murray State University, (2000)

·         Teaching Assistant, Arabic Language Institute, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (1997-2003).

·         High School language teacher, Business Institute, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (1995-1996)

 

Publications:

·         Diglossia in Arabic TV Stations

·         The Attitudes and Beliefs of ESL Learners about Vocabulary Improvement through Extensive Reading of Authentic Texts  

 

Computer Skills:

·         Strong in Windows, Microsoft Office, and network

·         Strong in computer assisted language learning (especially network-based language teaching and learning, and computer software)

·         Strong in the internet in general and its uses in language teaching and learning in particular

·         Familiar with forums, email lists, threaded discussion …etc

·         Familiar with FrontPage

 

Other Interests/Activities:  

·         Attending several conferences, including TESOL conventions in the USA (1999-2003)

·         Participating in various conferences with about eleven papers which focused on teaching English for speakers of other languages, improving English language skills, and using technology in teaching and learning English

 

Membership:

·         Member of TESOL since 1999