Advances in AI Tools: Expanding the Scope of Applied Linguistics

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Aline Godfroid Prof. Aline Godfroid Michigan State University
Prof. Anne O’Keefe Prof. Anne O’Keefe University of Limerick
Prof. Frank Boers Prof. Frank Boers University of Western Ontario
Prof. Luke Plonsky Prof. Luke Plonsky Northern Arizona University
Prof. Morten Christiansen Prof. Morten Christiansen
Cornell University & Aarhurs University
Prof. Othman Barnawi Prof. Othman Barnawi
Royal Commission for Yanbu Colleges and Institutes


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Participation in ALR2024 is open for all interested, free-of-charge.
The Zoom registration links will be posted by mid-October 2024.



Honorary Chair

Dr. Ahmed Yamani

PSU President


Prof. Mahmoud AlMahmoud

Dean, PSU College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS)


Prof. Dina El-Dakhs

Leader, PSU Applied Linguistics Research Lab

Scientific Committee Co-Chair

Dr. Anna Siyanova-Chanturia

Victoria University of Wellington

Scientific Committee Co-Chair

Dr. Suhad Sonbul

Umm Al-Qura University

Public Relations & Media Committee Chair

Ms. Afrah Alenezi

Research Assistant, Applied Linguistics Research Lab

Logistics Committee Chair

Ms. Jawaher Alhaqbani

Research Assistant, PSU Applied Linguistics Research Lab

Workshop Partners

Call for Abstracts

Important Dates:
  • • Call for abstracts open: February 15, 2024
  • • Call for abstracts closed: May 10, 2024
  • • Notification of abstract acceptance: July 15, 2024
  • • Conference date: November 2 & 3, 2024
Abstract submission link:

Symposium Strands

The symposium will address, but will not be limited to, the following themes:

  • • Foreign Language Learning
  • • Second Language Acquisition
  • • Language Assessment and Evaluation
  • • Language Literacy Studies
  • • Language Policy
  • • Language Teaching and Technology
  • • Corpus Linguistics
  • • Discourse Analysis
  • • Psycholinguistics
  • • Sociolinguistics
  • • Bilingualism
  • • Vocabulary Acquisition
  • • Translation and Interpretation Studies
  • • Stylistics
  • • English & the Corporate World

Submission Guidelines

    1- Individual papers
  • Paper presentations should be 20 minutes long with an additional 10 minutes for discussion. The abstract should range between 250 - 300 words in length with a clear title (12 words maximum) and a short blurb (50 words). The abstract should reflect the research gap, methods, and findings/implications.
    2- Posters
  • Posters will be presented for 45 min. during the lunch break. Post-graduate students are encouraged to apply under this category which allows them to communicate face-to-face with national and international scholars in their field for immediate feedback on their research. Thee abstract should range between 150 - 200 words in length with a clear title (12 words maximum)

Please, submit your proposals here


  • We extend sincere thanks and appreciation to the following reviewers and coordinators of the Fifth International Symposium on Applied Linguistics Research.

The Strand Coordinators

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The Reviewers

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Contact Us

  • Phone: 00966 11 494 8201
  • WhatsApp: 00966 55 390 9978
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  • Address: Applied Linguistics Research Lab, College of Humanities .
  • Prince Sultan University Rafha Street, Salah Ad Din Quarter Riyadh 12435 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia .