A seminar-cum-workshop on “Pursuing Linguistic Research beyond ELT” was conducted for the ELC staff on the 14th of June, 2022 by Dr. Faqir Aslam Rana, ELC Lecturer.
He explained the ways to expand linguistic research out of the very field of English Language Teaching. The obstacles that may arise while expanding the research out of ELT and the strategies to overcome such challenges were dealt with in detail by the presenter.
Meanwhile, Mr. Salim Al Mashani, HoS-Programs welcomed Dr. Rana on behalf of the HOC Mr. Saeed Al-Mashiki. Mr. AL Mashani in his introductory remarks pointed out the need to focus on engaging in productive and fruitful research and wished success to all the ELC researchers for their contributions to research.
Dr. Yasir Al Yafaei, in his valedictory remarks, encouraged the participants to think beyond the core topics in ELT and conduct research based on the current trends in applied linguistics.
Dr. Aju Thomas, Coordinator, R&C Committee, ELC, thanked the participants for attending the said seminar-cum-workshop.