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Abdulaziz Mohammad Alshahrani

assistant Professor

Assistant professor
College of Languages and Tranlstion
English Department 

وصف عام

المؤهلات العلمية

BA (English with minor in Education) with Second-class Honors (G.P.A 4.36/5) from King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia.

Master of Applied Linguistics – Language Testing specialisation, Second-class honors from the University of Melbourne, Australia, 2013.

PhD in Applied Linguistics and Educational linguistics from the University of Melbourne, Australia, 2022


2004 – 2008 English teacher in governmental schools of the Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia including the three different stages; primary, intermediate, and high schools.
2006: A part-time job for teaching English for specific purposes in a private institute in the eastern province.
2008 – 2009 English language teaching assistant at Najran College of Technology in Saudi Arabia.
2009- 2014 English language lecturer at the University of Najran
2022- present Assistant professor at the University of Najran


التخصصات والمهارات

Teaching English to undergraduate students
Teaching specialised courses in Applied linguistics to gradaute students
conducting research related to my field of expertise in Applied linguistics 


الدورات التدربية


  • 24th - 28th April, 2004: specialized English teacher training course conducted in ESL language center, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  • 13th – 16th August, 2004: the tenth skills to improve teacher’s performance, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  • July, 2006: Working at the Ministry of Education final examinations committee, as an evaluator, for the high school students in the eastern province.
  • 17th -20th February, 2008: Training Strategies, College of Technology, Najran, Saudi Arabia
  • 13th July - 7th August, 2009: TVTC teachers’ course in methodology and language development at the Hastings College of Arts and Technology, England
  • 14th - 18th November, 2009: Use of Information and Communication Technology in Academic Teaching settings, Najran, Saudi Arabia
  • November, 2010: Using technology for teaching, Applied College, Najran University, Saudi Arabia
  • 21st November, 2011- 10th February 2012: University of Melbourne English Language Bridging Program, Melbourne, Australia.

الأبحاث العلمية

  • Al Shahrani, A. A (2013). Investigation of written corrective feedback in an EFL context: beliefs of teachers, their real practices and students’ preferences. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • Al Shahrani, A. (2014): Role of topic familiarity and gender differences on reading comprehension, International Journal of English and Education
  • Al Shahrani, A. and Storch N (2014): Investigating teachers’ written corrective feedback practices in a Saudi EFL context: How do they align with their beliefs, institutional guidelines, and students’ preferences? Australian Review of Applied Linguistics
  • AlShahrani, A. (2018). The Acquisition of Past Temporality by Two ESL Learners at Different Levels of Proficiency. Studies in Literature and Language, 17(1), 95-104.
  • Mohsen, M. A., & Abdulaziz, A. (2019). THE EFFECTIVENESS OF USING A HYBRID MODE OF AUTOMATED WRITING EVALUATION SYSTEM ON EFL STUDENTS’WRITING. Teaching English with Technology, 19(1), 118-131.

المقررات التدرسية

1- Introduction to Linguistics
2- Advanced composition
3-Writing 4
4-listening and speaking - 3
5- MA Applied linguistics

الساعات المكتبية


  8-9 9-10 10-11 11-12 12-1 1-2
Introduction to linguistics (311نجل-3) office hours office hours Advnaced -     compoisiton Listening and speeaking - 3  
Introduction to Linguistics  office hours office hours Writing - 4 office hours  
Introduction to linguistics  office hours office hours Advnaced -     compoisiton
Introduction to Linguistics  office hours office hours Writing - 4 office hours  
Introduction to Linguistics  office hours office hours Advnaced -     compoisiton Listening and speeaking - 3