المنشورات و المؤلفات

This paper investigates whether the gender and/or age of interviewees in dyadic interviews influences frequency of speech interruption of young female interviewers. Forty female students at King Faisal University (KFU) and forty interviewees...
Unlike physical linguistic landscapes, virtual linguistic landscapes (VLL) target speakers who are not confined to a geographical area. Hence, a linguistic landscape created in cyberspace is expected to be multilingual, not English monolingual,...
The current study attempts to explore the representation of male ancestors in Arabic texts written by Saudi female journalists. These texts appeared in Saudi daily newspapers as daily/weekly columns, which were subsequently put together in a one-...
This paper reports on a mixed-method study on English Language Policies (ELPs) in Saudi higher education English departments. It examines the current ELPs at English department level (outside the domain of the classroom) in a country where Arabic is...
Most of the research on language policies in educational institutions has hitherto focused on the creation, interpretation, or appropriation of language policies that govern language use in the classroom. Language policies, however, can be...
Most of what we know about pidgin and creole languages is the result of research into contact languages that developed as a consequence of European expansion into Africa and the Caribbean. The narrow focus on European lexifier and West African...
The current study attempts to discover English as a Foreign Language (EFL) distance learning male students’ awareness of email greetings as a politeness strategy in English computer-mediated communication (CMC). To this end, 200 email messages sent...
Gulf Pidgin Arabic (GPA) is a contact variety spoken in the Gulf States which has received a relatively little attention in the literature apart from a few descriptive works such as Smart 1990, Hobrom 1996, Wiswal 2002, Gomaa 2007, Almoaily 2008,...