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Dr Rola Naeb

Senior Lecturer

Department: Humanities

I completed my BA in English Language and Literature from Aleppo University in Syria in 1998.  I then went on to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Linguistics in 1999 and another in Translation and Interpreting in 2001.  In 2004, I finished my MA in Applied Linguistics at Durham University with focus on English language teaching and educational technology.  In 2015, I got my PhD from Newcastle University.  In 2013, I joined Northumbria as a Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and TESOL, having worked for more than 8 years at Newcastle University as research assistant and part-time lecturer. 


  • Applied Linguistics PhD April 22 2015
  • Linguistics MA June 30 2004
  • PGDip September 30 2001
  • Linguistics PGDip September 28 1999

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Acquisition and Assessment of Morphosyntax, Young-Scholten, M., Naeb, R. 30 Jun 2020, Teaching Adult Immigrants with Limited Formal Education, Bristol, Multilingual Matters
  • Aprendizaje potenciado por la tecnología (TEL) en el contexto LESLLA, Naeb, R., Sosinski, M. Jul 2020, Perspectivas actuales en la enseñanza y el aprendizaje de lenguas en contextos multiculturales , Thomson Reuters Aranzadi
  • Religion, identity and investment in adult migrants’ English language learning in the UK, Al Dhaif, A., Hall, G., Naeb, R. 2020, Language Learning of Migrants in Europe , Berlin, Springer Berlin
  • Online training and development for those who work with adult migrants with little or no home language schooling, Young-Scholten, M., Naeb, R. 30 Sep 2019, ESOL Provision in the UK and Ireland, Switzerland, Peter Lang
  • International training of teachers of low-educated adult migrants, Naeb, R., Young-scholten, M., Beacco, J., Krumm, H., Little, D., Thalgott, P. 20 Jan 2017, The Linguistic Integration of Adult Migrants / L’intégration linguistique des migrants adultes, De Gruyter

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  • Samawal Jarad Start: 01/09/2017
  • Hafez Karout Start: 01/10/2017
  • Rim Day Start: 01/03/2018
  • Rim Day Start: 01/03/2018


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