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Dr Kristine D. de Leon

Dr Kristine D. de Leon
Assistant Professor
Phone: +968 26850100 Extn:591
Location: Suwaiq building

Kristine D. de Leon holds a PhD degree in Applied Linguistics, and she is an assistant professor and a program coordinator of English language Education at Sohar University. Her research interests are World Englishes focusing on Philippine English and intelligibility of Englishes, sociolinguistics, second language acquisition and language teaching. She has published in various journals, and some of her publications are the intelligibility and comprehensibility of Philippine English to ESL students, A study of Filipino complaints in English and Tagalog and A stylistic analysis of the use of modality to identify the point of view in a short story. In addition, she is also a reviewer of academic journals such as Philippine Journal of Linguistics and Journal of English and Applied Linguistics.

  • Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, De La Salle University, Philippines, 2016
  • MA in Teaching English Languge, De La Salle University, Philippines, 2009
  • Diploma in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language, De La Salle University, Philippines, 2008 
  • Bachelor of Business Administration major in Entrepreneurship, Silliman University, Philippines, 2004
  • Spoken Communication
  • ​Academic and Professional Writing 
  • Sociolinguistics 
  • World Englishes
  • Language Teaching
  • Sociolinguistics 
  • World Englishes 
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Systemic Functional Language 
  • Second Language Acquisition 
  • Language Teaching 
  • Multilingualism​
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