Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

The First Scientific Symposium in Teaching and Learning English

Event Desc

Under the patronage of Her Excellency Dr. Sarah bint Omar Al-Khuli, the Vice President of Umm Al-Qura University for Female Student Affairs, the UQU English Language Center will hold the First Scientific Symposium on Thursday, 28 Rajab, 1440 A.H., at Al-Jafali Hall 2, building B in Al-Zahir headquarters. The scientific meeting will offer several pieces of scientific research in the field of teaching and learning English, in general.

The program of the Symposium includes several presentations of scientific research in this area. The research topics presented this year focus on the challenges and successful experiences in overcoming these challenges, and in empowering the teacher and learner.

The Symposium organizers will host members of the academic staff at the English Language Center in an open discussion on the challenges of teaching English for special purposes, to come up with recommendations for teachers and learners in this field.

Agendas and Dates

Date Date
The First Scientific Symposium in Teaching and Learning English 2019/04/04
Event Agenda Agenda Time
Registration 08:00 - 09:00
Opening of the ELC Symposium: Dr. Sahar Alzahrani (Vice Director of UQU ELC), Dr. Sara Al-Khouli (UQU Vice Rector for Female Students’ Affairs) 09:00 - 09:15
Talk 1: Teaching Collocations: Should we Space or Mass the Repetitions? Dr. Suhad Sonbul and Ms. Marijana Macis 09:15 - 09:40
Talk 2: Impact of Training on Language Learners’ Presentation Skills Dr. Sahar Alzahrani 09:40 - 10:05
Talk 3: Students’ Assessment Literacy in Higher Education Context Dr. Samar Yakoob Almoossa 10:05 - 10:30
Coffee and Tea break 10:30 - 10:45
Talk 4: Oral Presentation: an Effective Learning Tool for Developing Learners’ Speaking Skill Ms. Layal Saad Alahmadi 10:45 - 11:10
Talk 5: Towards a Balanced Approach in Learning & Learning English: an On-going Research on Combining Extensive and Intensive Reading Dr. Afsaneh Amini 11:10 - 11:35
Talk 6: English Mastery Initiative presented by Ms. Kholoud Mahmoud Binsiddiq 11:35 - 11:45
Coffee and Tea break 11:45 - 12:00
Closing ceremony: (ELC closing speech and certificates) 12:50 - 13:00
Lunch 13:00 - 13:30

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