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SU 3rd Students’ Language & Translation Conference

SU 3rd Students’ Language & Translation Conference

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Email: SLTC3@su.edu.om
Phone: +(968) 26850100
Ext: 492; 557, 270
Timings: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm





Welcome Address
Professor Mamdouh Yousef Imran
Dean of the Faculty of Language Studies


Vice Chancellor’s Message
Dr. Hamdan Al Fazari
Vice Chancellor, Sohar University


Welcoming of alumni
A brief chat with some of the Faculty’s alumni


Book Release ceremony


Keynote speech & question time

Session One
Session Chair: Bara’ah Jumaa Al-Hattali





10:00 - 10:12

Fatima Sayed Salman

Jokha Alharthi’s Celestial Bodies: A thematic analysis

Sohar University

10:12 - 10:24

Fatima Salim Bakhit Al Shahri & Nadia Ali Said Al Amri

Improving English Language Skills: Ways, means and practices

Dhofar University

10:24 - 10:36

Ghadeer Ghulam Al-Balushi

Awareness of the citizens & residents in Oman on traditional Omani music: An analysis

Oman College of Health Sciences

10:36 - 10:45

Aisha Essa Albelushi

Compiling a corpus of medieval texts

Sohar University

10:45 - 11:00

Know your English Quiz (Kahoot) hosted by Sara al Alawiya

Session Two
Session Chair: Fatema Abdullah Al-Alwi





11:00 - 11:12

Lulu Amer Saif Al Habsi

Reading - Challenges and Solutions- A Student’s Perspective

University of Technology and Applied Sciences, Muscat

11:12 - 11:24

Aisha Said Aldari

Shakespeare’s influence on the English language

Sohar University

11:24 - 11:36

Haneen Mohammed Friehat

The effects of the Internet on language learning

Dhofar University

11:36 - 11:45

Najeen Albalushi

Learning English: A hard nut to crack? Is there a way through?

University of Technology and Applied Sciences

11:45 - 12:00

Omani Proverbs Quiz hosted by Nassib Juma Alsaadi

Session Three
Session Chair: Israa Ahmed Al-Saadi





12:00 - 12:15

Moza Rashid Mohammed Al-Balushi

English-Arabic medical terminology: Developing an online service

Sohar University

12:15 - 12:30

Sawsan Mohammed Almuraiki

BUC students’ acceptance of the Grammarly and Microsoft Word

Alburaimi University College

12:30 - 12:45

Reem Mohammed Darwish Al Balushi

English students’ dependence on language resources

Sohar University

12:45 - 13:00

Who said this? Quiz hosted by Sara al Alawiya

Session Four
Session Chair: Rawan Mohamed Al Mazroui





13:00 - 13:15

Muna Ahmed Abdullrahman Almansouri

Studying in the time of lockdown

Sohar University

13:15 - 13:30

Abdullah Al Habshi

Aspirations and inspirations in acquiring language skills

Dhofar University

13:30 - 13:45

Fatema Hilal Mohammed Alrisi

Technology and Translation

Sohar University

13:45 - 14:00

Omani Maydan Quiz hosted by Nassib Juma Alsaadi

Ibtisam ALMoqbali
Conference Keynote
Ms. Ibtisam Abdullah AL. Moqbali
Deputy HoD
Oman College of Management and Technology

Presentation title:

How to Retrieve Students’ Engagement and Productivity after COVID19.



Ms. Ibtisam Abdullah Al Moqbali graduated from Sohar University in 2020 with a Bachelor degree in English Language Studies. She has a Cambridge CELTA certificate and achieved a band 7 in IELTS. She has published articles in online journals and has coedited a book entitled Blossoms: An Anthology of Mini Sagas from the Omani Classrooms. Her research interests include methods of teaching and material development. She is currently the Deputy Head of the General Foundation Programme at Oman College of Management and Technology.

  • Deadline for receiving abstracts: 30th March 2022
  • Notification of Acceptance: 31st March 2022
  • Final Program: 4th April 2022
  • Rehearsal with presenters: 5th April 2022
  • Conference Day: 7th April 2022

Students from all over Oman are welcome to participate in our conference by sending their abstracts on topics that address policies, practices, issues and future directions in the fields of language studies translation, and interpreting.

Suggested conference strands include but are not limited to:

  • Language and culture.
  • Language through literature.
  • Language and gender.
  • Language competence and communicative competence.
  • Communication in the workplace.
  • Language and medium of instruction.
  • Role of English in Oman.
  • Language use in the social media.
  • Barriers to communicative competence in the Omani context.
  • Attitudes to foreign languages.
  • Attitudes to varieties of English.
  • Culture and translation.
  • Translation in language learning.
  • Translation as a feature of everyday life.
  • Issues in ESL/EFL teaching.
  • Approaches to literature.

Submission Guidelines

  • The abstracts should be written in around 200 words.
  • Abstracts should clearly state the objective of the presentation and provide a clear summary of the content.
  • The affiliations and contact details of the presenters should be clearly mentioned.
  • In a pair/group presentation, the first author serves as the primary contact for all correspondence regarding the abstract.
  • Abstracts can be submitted through the online application form or by email to SLTC3@su.edu.om.

Presentation Guidelines

Your presentation is expected to be about 10-minutes long and will be followed by a 5-minute Q&A session.


Free for both presenters and attendees

Sohar University