Presentations

Since its inception, the Applied Linguistics Research Lab (ALLAB) members have delivered the following lab presentations and invited talks:

Presentations

Sonbul, S., El-Dakhs, D., Conklin, K., Carrol, G. ( 2022, March 19-22)

'Black and white' or 'white and black'? Eye-movement patterns during L2 acquisition of novel binomials. AAAL 2022, Pittsburgh.

Zaher, A., El-Dakhs, D.A.S. & Kassem, N. (2021, June 24-25).

Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 and the Arabic year abroad and fostering intercultural communication online. BATA International Conference, UK.

El-Dakhs, D.A.S., Sonbul, S. & Alwazzan, R. (2021, March 20-23)

Incidental versus enhanced learning of L2 phrasal verbs from input: Which factors modulate gains? AAAL 20201Virtual Conference, USA.


Ozfidan, B., & Burlbaw, L. (2021, April)

Perspectives and Attitudes of Teachers towards Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL). American Educational Research Association (AERA), Virtual Meeting.


Ozfidan, B., & Burlbaw, L. (2021, April)

Academic Aspects of Bilingual Education: Importance of Language Learning. American Educational Research Association (AERA), Virtual Meeting.


Ozfidan, B., & Burlbaw, L. (2021, April)

Benefits of Bilingual Education for Language-Minority Students: A Mixed Method Approach. American Educational Research Association (AERA), Virtual Meeting.


El-Dakhs, D.A.S. (2020, January)

How to teach pragmatics in the ELT classroom: Research-based recommendations. Saudi ELT2020 Conference, King AbdulAziz University. Jeddah, KSA.


Dr. Dina El-Dakhs - Department of English Language and Literature, King Saud University

Mitchell, C., & Ozfidan, B. (2020, November)

Detecting Difficulties in Argumentative Writing:The Case of Students in Saudi. Paper was presented annual meeting of International Symposium on Applied Linguistics Research (ALR2020). Riyadh, KSA.


Ozfidan, B., Burlbaw, L., & Karakus, M. (2020, April)

The Importance of Mother Tongue Education: A Mixed Method Study. American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA, USA.


Alotaibi, H. (2020, March)

Latest Trends in Humanities and Techniques in Data Science in Women in Data Science WiDS, PSU, Riyadh, SA.


El-Dakhs, D.A.S. & Sonbul, S. (2020, March)

Off-line and on-line collocation processing: Determiners of EFL learners’ knowledge. Paper presented at the AAAL 2020 Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA. https://aaal.confex.com/aaal/2020/meetingapp.cgi/Session/2735 (Conference cancelled)


El-Dakhs, D.A.S. (2020, January)

How to teach pragmatics in the ELT classroom: Research-based recommendations. Saudi ELT2020 Conference, King AbdulAziz University. Jeddah, KSA.


Sonbul, S., El-Dakhs, D.A.S., & Alotaibi, H. (2020, March)

L2 vocabulary knowledge and translation competence: What determines accurate rendering of collocations? Paper presented at the AAAL 2020 Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA. https://aaal.confex.com/aaal/2020/meetingapp.cgi/Session/2665 (Conference cancelled)


Alwazzan, R. (2019, July)

How scholarship informs practice: A mixed-method study of instructors’ experiences in a Saudi University’s English Preparatory Year Program. Presented at the University of Malta's International Doctoral Summer School 2019.


El-Dakhs, D.A.S., Rahman, M., Muhammad, M. & Amroun, F. (2019, May)

The Saudi EFL learners' complaint behavior: A study on interlanguage pragmatics. Paper presented at the 31st International Conference on Foreign/Second Language Acquisition, Szcrek, Poland.


El-Dakhs, D.A.S., Salem, M. & Alhaqbani, J. (2019, May)

The influence of L1 congruency, L2 exposure and word class on collocation learning: The case of Arab EFL learners. Paper presented at the 31st International Conference on Foreign/Second Language Acquisition, Szcrek, Poland.

Invited Talks

Lead to grow: Let’s boost our students’ leadership skills

February 12, 2022

Dr. Dina El-Dakhs, NottingHill College

Writing good listening comprehension items Writing good MCQs

December 6 + 8, 2021

Dr. Dina El-Dakhs- Academic Excellence Week by the Foundation Year Program at Qatar University

Foreign Language Education: Connections between Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching

December 2, 2021

Dr. Dina El-Dakhs- E-symposium by the Center for Language Studies at the National University of Singapore

The Distinctiveness of Emotion Words

October 10, 2021

Dr. Dina El-Dakhs - Department of English Language and Literature, King Saud University

Getting English learners ready for successful career prospects

April 17, 2021

Dr. Dina El-Dakhs- KSAALT RC Webinar


Top Tips to Improve your English Writing

January 16, 2021

Dr. Dina El-Dakhs - Education First International EduX Fair


Choose a Major that Builds you Career

January 16, 2021

Dr. Dina El-Dakhs - Education First International EduX Fair


Selecting the Right Journal

December 19, 2020

Dr. Dina El-Dakhs – Educational Webinar Jam


Does the Morphological Structure of L1 Equivalents Influence the Processing of L2 Words? Evidence from Arabic-English Bilinguals

December 18, 2020

Dr. Dina El-Dakhs - International Scientific and Practical Conference “Psycholinguistics in the Modern World”


Key Questions on Effective Vocabulary Teaching”

October 23, 2020

Dr. Dina El-Dakhs - Professional Development Unit at the English Language Institute, Princess Noura Bint AbdulRahman University


10 Tips for Student Engagement in Online Classes”

October 9, 2020

Dr. Dina El-Dakhs - Learning Together Summit–


Controlled and Automatic Recognition of L2 Collocations: Does Proficiency Modulate Congruency Effects?

September 2020

Dr. Suhad Sonbul & Dr. Dina El-Dakhs - 2nd FLaRN Webinar.


Effective Academic Writing: How to Structure your Argument

August 18, 2020

Dr. Suhad Sonbul at the Virtual Summer Research Camp of Tabuk University


Publishing in High Impact Journals

August 15, 2020

Dr. Dina El-Dakhs at the Virtual Summer Research Camp of Tabuk University – Dina El-Dakhs


How to Improve your Academic Writing through Collocations

May 6, 2020

Dr. Suhad Sonbul at the Saudi Club in Melbourne


Methods in Teaching and Testing Vocabulary

February 20, 2020

Dr. Suhad Sonbul at the 4th SMET Meeting, General Education Office, Makkah


Word Associations in the Bilingual Mental Lexicon

October 17, 2019

Dina El-Dakhs, guest speaker, King Saud University

Five Tips to Enhance Your Researcher Impact

August 5, 2019

NileTESOL Association Event – Al-Azhar University Dina El-Dakhs, guest speaker


Five Tips to Enhance Your Researcher Impact

July 25, 2019

NileTESOL Association Event, American University in Cairo Dina El-Dakhs, guest speaker


A Pragmatic Analysis of the Speech Act of Criticizing in University Teacher-Student Talk: The Case of English as a Lingua Franca

April 1, 2019

Research Day, King Saud University Dina El-Dakhs, keynote speaker


Basics of Journal Reviewing in Linguistics

March 6, 2019

Dr. Suhad Sonbul at the College of Languages and Translation, King Saud University

October 23, 2020