Albandary Alhammad

Thesis title: The Effects of Giving Explicit Instruction of Conversational Implicatures on Raising Pragmatic Competence: An Experimental Study


Previous Education

MA Linguistics, The University of Manchester, 2013-2014, UK
BA English language and Literature, King Saud University, 2007-2010, Saudi Arabia, With upper second-class honours


Dr Christian Jones (90%)
Dr Siobhan Chapman (10%)

Research Summary

My research reports the effects of providing explicit instruction on raising pragmatic competence of Saudi female students who were learning English as a second language in the English department in a Saudi university. This study focused on teaching how to understand and produce Grice’s conversational implicatures.

Work Experience

2011 A trainee in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Saudi Arabia
2012-2013 A teaching assistant (TA), Prince Sattam University, Saudi Arabia,
2015-2017 A lecturer, Prince Satam University