Ms Nagla Alqaedi
I am a postgraduate researcher in the Center of Language, and Communication Research (CLCR). I am funded by Saudi Electronic University, represented by the Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau in the UK. I completed a BA in English Language and Translation from Taibah University, Saudi Arabia. I completed my first MA in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) from Gonzaga University, Washington USA (2014), and my second MA in Language and Communication Research from Cardiff University, Wales UK (2020). My Ph.D. thesis, supervised by Lise Fontaine, focuses on the use of thematised noun phrases (NPs) as a powerful instrument for creating complex and cohesive academic texts written by advanced EFL learners. I am particularly interested in how learners use NPs to develop information in argumentative texts.