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Sameeha Al Ahmadi

Thesis:

Doing my PhD in sociolinguistics, especially investigating "The linguistic features of cyber language used in Saudi synchronous online chatting: A closer look at age, gender and educational level" with Dr Robert McKenzie, would offer me an invaluable opportunity to expand my knowledge of a subject about which I am so enthusiastic. I believe that such a degree would prepare me for my future career as a lecture in sociolinguistics and would prove to be enriching both academically and personally.

 

Skills

Languages

Arabic: Mother tongue

English: Excellent

French: Learning

Computer skills

Using Computer professionally

Interests

Language variation and change

Learning languages

Qualifications

  • MA in Linguistics, Newcastle university, UK (Sep 2014 – Sep 2015). Title: Loanwords in the Urban Meccan Hijazi Dialect: An analysis of lexical         variation according to speaker sex, age and education Supervisor: Dr Adam Mearns
  • BA in English language and literature, Girls’ college of education, Saudi Arabia, very good with honors.

Key Publications

  • Alahmadi, S.D., 2016. Insight into the Attitudes of Speakers of Urban Meccan Hijazi Arabic towards their Dialect. Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 7(2), pp.249-256. Australian International Academic Centre, Australia 
  • Alahmadi, S.D., 2015. Loanwords in the Urban Meccan Hijazi Dialect: An Analysis of Lexical Variation according to Speakers’ Sex, Age and Education. International Journal of English Linguistics, 5(6), pp.34. Published by Canadian Centre of Science and Education 34

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