Research Activities 

  1. Alshumaimeri, Y. A. N. (1999). Saudi students’ perceptions of their textbook: English for Saudi Arabia, (EFSA), secondary year one. Unpublished Master Dissertation, University of Leeds, Leeds.
  2. Alshumaimeri, Y. A. N. (2003). A study of classroom exposure to oral pedagogic tasks in relation to the motivation and performance of Saudi secondary learners of English in a context of potential curriculum reform. Unpublished Doctoral Thesis, University of Leeds, Leeds.
  3. Alshumaimeri, Y.  (2006). The effects of content familiarity and language ability on reading comprehension performance of low-and high-ability Saudi tertiary students studying English as a foreign language. King Saud University, Educational Sciences & Islamic Studies, 18(2), 1-19.
  4. Cook, G. (2008). Applied Linguistics (Y. Alshumaimeri, Trans.). Riyadh: King Saud University.
  5.  Alshumaimeri, Y. (2008) Perceptions and attitudes toward using CALL in English classrooms among Saudi secondary EFL teachers. The JALT Journal, 4(2), 29-46.
  6. Alshumaimeri, Y. (2009). Gender differences in Reading comprehension performance in relation to content familiarity of gender-neutral texts. Journal of Education, 24/93. Kuwait.
  7.   Alshumaimeri, Y. & Alghamdi, F. (2009) Perceptions of Saudi PYP students about the IEP at King Saud University. Research paper presented at IATEFL Annual Conference, Cardiff 2009, UK.
  8. Alshumaimeri, Y. & Alhassan, R. (2010) Current availability and use of ICT among Secondary EFL Teachers in Saudi Arabia: Possibilities and Reality. Full paper presented at Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010 Conference on Learning and Technology, Penang, Malaysia.
  9. Alshumaimeri, Y. (2010) Using oral pedagogic tasks with learners of English in Saudi Arabia: Motivation and oral production. LAMBERT Academic Publishing.
  10.  Alshumaimeri, Y. (2011) The effects of wikis on foreign language students writing performance. Procedia- Social and Behavioral Sciences, 28, 755-763.
  11. Alshumaimeri, Y. (2011) The effects of reading method on the comprehension performance of Saudi EFL students. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 4(1),185-195.
  12. Alshumaimeri, Y. (2011) Perceptions of Saudi preparatory year students about the intensive English program. ​College of Arts Annals, Ain Shams University, 39, 565-593.
  13. Alshumaimeri, Y. & Alarfaj, A. (2012) The effect of a suggested training program on reading speed and comprehension of Saudi female university students. Procedia- Social and Behavioral Sciences, 31, 612-628.
  14. Borg, S., Alshumaimeri, Y.A. (2012). “University teacher educators' research engagement: Perspectives from Saudi Arabia”. Teaching and Teacher Education, 28(3), 347-356.
  15. Wedell, M. (2012) Planning for educational change: Putting people and their context first. (Y. Alshumaimeri, Trans.). Riyadh: King Saud University Scientific Publishing.
  16. Alshumaimeri, Y. (2012) From the editor. International Journal of Instruction, 5/2, 1-4.
  17. Alshumaimeri, Y. & Almasri, M. (2012) The Effects of Using WebQuests on Reading Comprehension Performance of Saudi EFL Students. TOJET, 11(4), 295-306.
  18. Alshumaimeri, Y. (2013) The Effect of an Intensive English Language Program on First Year University Students' Motivation. Journal of Educational & Psychological Sciences, 14(1), 11-33, University of Bahrain.
  19. Alshumaimeri, Y. & Bamanger, E. (2013) The effects of Webquest writing instruction on the writing performance of Saudi male EFL learners. Procedia- Social and Behavioral Sciences, 83, 960-968.
  20. Baniabdelrahman, A. & Alshumaimeri, Y. (2014) Strategies used by Saudi EFL students to determine the meaning of English words. English Language Teaching, 7(1), 75-92.
  21. Wedell, M. & Alshumaimeri, Y. (2014) Putting out the fires: Supervisors' experiences of introducing primary English in Saudi Arabia. System, 46, 120-130.
  22. Alshumaimeri, Y. & Alzyadi, M. (2015) Using material authenticity in the Saudi English textbook design: A content analysis from the viewpoint of EFL teachers. Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 6(2), 229-241​.
  23. Alharbi, S. & Alshumaimeri, Y. (2016) The Flipped Classroom Impact in Grammar Class on EFL Saudi Secondary School Students’ Performances and Attitudes. English Language Teaching, 9(10), 60-80.​







Other Research interests 

  • Oral second language learning
  • Using pedagogic tasks
  • Oral tasks and language development
  • Syllabus design for TESOL
  • EFL teacher training

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