Dear colleagues,
On behalf of the organizing committee, we have the pleasure to warmly welcome you to the national symposium on “Present and Future of English in Saudi Arabia: Research Concerns” which is organized by the College of Languages and Translation, King Khalid University. This symposium will be held at Abha during 25-26/12/1435 corresponding to 19-20/10/2014. The symposium shall include presentations to be given by distinguished speakers from Saudi universities ant it will focus on the following themes:

  • Language, literature and methodology
  • Language and culture
  • Language planning and the ELT curriculum
  • Language learning and technology


We look forward to welcoming you at the lovely city of Abha.

Dr. Ismail Khalil Alrefaai
Abstract—This study investigates EFL online teaching strategies at King Khalid University, specifically how they relate to instructors’ levels of... more

Mr. Munassir Alhamami

IN the 21st century, technology has significantly impacted different aspects of people’s lives. Education is one aspect where we can see the use of... more

Dr. Afeefa Banu

Abstract— Communication skill is an important and sometimes decisive factor in job interviews. However, in the context of Saudi Arabia, this skill is not... more

Summary of Symposium.