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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





·         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)



·         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



·         Member of TESOL since 1999