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Prof. Ali Hamzah Abu-Ghararah
  • Personal Information
    Name Prof. Ali Hamzah Abu-Ghararah
    Nationality Saudi
    Present Position Professor of TEFL, Faculty of Education & Humanities, Taibah University, Madinah Munawwarah, Saudi Arabia.
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  • Academic Qualifications
    • B.A. in English and Education from King Abdulaziz University
      date: 1395/96 A.H. (1976).
    • General Diploma in Applied Linguistics from San Diego State University, USA
      Awarding date: 1401 A.H. (November 1981).
    • Advanced Diploma in Applied Linguistics from San Diego State University, USA
      Awarding date: 1402 A.H. (May 1982)
    • M. A. in Linguistics from San Diego State University, USA
      * Major : Linguistics
      * Awarding date: 1402 A.H. (1982)
    • Ph.D. in Education from the University of Southern California, USA
      * Major : Curriculum and Instruction
      * Minor : Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language (TEFL)
      * Awarding date: 1406 A.H. (1986).
  • Professional Background
    • English Language Teacher, Saad bin Al-Rabie Intermediate School, Madinah Munawwarah, from 7/8/1396 A.H. to 27/8/1398 A.D.
    • Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Education, King Abdulaziz University, Madinah Munawwarah, on 3/9/1398 A.D.
    • Assistant Professor of TEFL(Teaching English as a Foreign Language) at the Faculty of Education, Madinah Munawwarah from 26/2/1407 A.H.to 14/71414 A.H.
    • Chairman, Department of Curriculum, Teaching Methods and Educational Media, from 6/8/1409 A. M. to 5/8/1410 A.H.
    • Associate Professor of TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Faculty of Education Humanities, Madinah Munawwarah from 15/7/ 1414 A.H to14/7/1419 A.H.
    • Vice-Dean, Educational Affairs and Students Services, Faculty of Education, Madinah Munawwarah, from 25/8/1416 A.H. to 24/8/1418 A.H.(update)
    • Professor of TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) at the Faculty of Education, Madinah Munawwarah from 15/7/1419 A.H.
    • Vice-Dean, Higher Education and Academic Research; Faculty of Education, Madinah Munawwarah from 16/1/1419 to 14/1/1421 A.H.
    • Dean, Faculty of Education, King Abdulaziz University, Madinah Munawwarah, for two years w.e. from 20/9/1421 A.H. to 19/9/1423 A.H.
  • Supervisory Positions
    • Supervisor, Finance and Personnel Department, Faculty of Education, Madinah Munawwarah, from 3/9/1398 A.H. to 2/9/1399 A.H.
    • General Supervisor, Practical Training Program at the Faculty(male and female sections), from 21/4/1409 A.H. to 20/4/1410 A.H.
    • Acting Vice-Dean for Admissions and Registration, King Abdulaziz
  • Evaluation of Books and academic research

    A- Books

    1- English for Saudi Arabia: First Year Intermediate Pupils, Teachers and Workbook, 1410 A. H.

    B- Research

    • Some Semantic Case Frames of the Verb (Hold) According to Cook’s Case Grammar Matrix Model, 1411 A.H.
    • Students’ Assessment in English Language in Saudi Schools: Condition and Projection, 1411 A.H.
    • Strategies in the Acquisition of Temporary Clauses by Arabic Speaking Learners of English, 1414 A.H.
    • The Status of Training of Teachers in the Islamic Society, 1994.
    • The Direct Method and its Place in the Teaching of Foreign Language Today, 1414 A.H.
    • Linguistics and the EFL Teacher, 1414 A.H.
    • A Syntactic Analysis of Arabic Agreement Morphology, 1414 A.H.
    • English Language Learning Styles and Strategies of Male Saudi Students at English Centers in the United States of America, 1415 A.H.
    • Possessive Constructions: Across-Linguistic Analysis, 1416 A.H
    • The extent of balance in authority and responsibility in school administration as viewed by the Principals of private intermediate schools in Jeddah,1416 A.H.
    • English and Arabic Conditional Sentences: A Contrastive Study, 1417 A.H
    • Evaluation of scientific work and academic activities submitted for promotion to Associate Professor at King Khalid Military College, 1416 A.H.
    • The speculative personality and aggressive personality: their relationship in learning English by second grade elementary level students in Kuwaiti Public Schools. (A Field Study), 1418 A.H.
    • Transfer in Using Conditional Sentences by Saudi Arabian Learners of English, 1418 A.H.
    • An Evaluation of the Islamic School in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. 1418 A.H.
    • Evaluation of the English Program (ESA) at Saudi Intermediate Schools, 1420 H.
    • he Role of the Bilingual Dictionary in Translation, 1321 H.
    • Toward a Communication Approach to Language Testing, 1421 H.
    • Text-Marking Strategies of Saudi University Students, 1422 H.
    • Foreign Language Teaching Methodology: Old Issues and Recent Perspective, 1422 H.
    • The Electioneers of Using the Whole Language Approach in Development the Reading and Writing Skills of Students at the English Department, Faculty of Education, 1422 H.
    • What is Missing in the EFL Reading Classroom?, 1422 H.
    • EFL Students’ Interaction in a Multimedia Environment, 1423 H.
    • Adult Saudi Arabian Major Students’ Knowledge of English to Equivalents Arabic Shifted Tenses, 1424 H.
    • Communication and Linguistic Problems Facing Arab Learners of English, 2003.
    • Morphological and Syntactic Code-Switching in Child: A Case Study, 1424 H.
    • Competency in First Language: Does It Affect the Quality of Second Language Writing? 1425 H.
    • The Cultural and Economic Policies of English Language Teaching in the Sultanate of Oman, 2005 H.
  • Published Research
    • Syntactic Errors Committed by EFL Arab Learners
      Language [English], Conducted [alone]
      Place and date of publication Linguistica Communicatio: International Journal of general linguistics: (Fass/Morocco), vol. 1(2), pp. 112-123, (1989).
    • The Impact of Perceptual Skills on EFL Reading Speed
      Language [English], Conducted [alone]
      Place and date of publication Journal of King Saud University - Arts (2): vol. 3, pp. 123-140, (1411 A.H.)
    • A Study of the EFL Arab Learners’ Handwriting: An Error Analysis
      Language [English], Conducted [alone]
      Place and date of publication The Journal of Educational Sciences, King Abdulaziz University: vol. 5, pp. 33-52, (1412 A.H.)
    • Reception Model of Concept Attainment: Does It Facilitate Grammatical Concepts?
      Language [English], Conducted [alone]
      Place and date of publication, Explorations Journal: Government College, Lahore, Pakistan.
    • The Effect of Training Model on English Pronunciation of EFL Learners
      Language [English], Conducted [alone]
      Place and date of publication, Journal of Educational Sciences- King Abdulaziz University. vol. 6, pp. 23-30, (1413 A.H.)
    • EFL Speaking Inability: Its Causes and Remedies
      Language [English], Conducted [alone]
      Place and date of publication, Journal of National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE. Journal), USA. vol. 14 (1,2,3), pp. 63-75,(1996).
    • The Learning Strategy Uses of EFL Students
      Language [English], Conducted [alone]
      Place and date of publication, Educational Journal, Faculty of Education, Kuwait University. vol. 10, (38), pp. 15-32, (1996).
    • The Significance of the Early Introduction of English at the Elementary Public Schools.
      Language [English], Conducted [alone]
      Place and date of publication, Ummul Qura Journal for Refereed Academic Research (in press)
    • Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale
      Language [English], Conducted [alone]
      Place and date of publication, The Journal of Educational Sciences:King Abdulaziz University.(In press)
    • Analysis of Errors in the Mechanics of Writing
      Language [English], Conducted [alone]
      Place and date of publication, The Journal of Educational Sciences:King Abdulaziz University(In Press)
    • The Effect of Teacher’s Sex and Experience on Using the Motivation Techniques in EFL Classroom
      Language [English], Conducted [alone]
      Place and date of publication, The Journal of Educational Sciences:King Abdulaziz University (In Press)
    • Pairs of Similar English Words: Problems of their Presentation
      Language [English], Conducted [alone]
      Place and date of publication, International Journal of General Linguistics: (Fass/Morocco), vol. 7, (1-2), pp. 95-104, (1995).
  • Membership of Scientific Associations
    • California Association for Bilingual Education, USA, from 3/5/1985 to 3/5/1986.
    • Association for Supervision and Curriculum, Virginia,USA from 5/86 to 5/88,
    • TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), from 31/3/1985 to 31/3/1978 and from 1990 to 1992.
    • CATESOL (California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) from 5/1986 to 5/1989.
    • Saudi Computer Association, King Saud University, Riyadh, A.H. from 11/10/1993 to date.
    • Linguistca Communicatio Association, Fass, Morocco, from 1989 to 1998.
    • Badr Islamic Journal, from 1993 to 1996.
    • Association for Language Learning, Michigan, USA, from 1985 to 1986.
    • Association for Research in the Teaching of English, Michigan, USA, from 1995 to 1998.
    • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), from 1995 to 1998.
 

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