t_gsarko

PH.D.
Ghisseh Sarko
t_gsarko@svuonline.org

Qualifications: 

2004 - 2009: PhD in Linguistics, Department of Language and Linguistics/ University of Essex, United Kingdom.
2006 - 2007: Advanced Core Training in Linguistics (ACTL), University College of London, United Kingdom.
2005: MA in Applied Linguistics, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, United Kingdom.
1997: BA in English Language and Literature. Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of English Literature, Tishreen University, Lattakia/Syria

Programs list: 

ENG

Courses list: 

ENG.L4 - Upper Intermediate

Academic experience: 

2015 - Present: Lecturer of TEFL (undergraduate). Online teaching at the Syrian Virtual University, Damascus, Syria.
2013 - Present: Lecturer of Second Language Acquisition, in the MA TESOL program at the Higher Institute of Languages, Department of English Language Teaching, Tishreen University, Lattakia/ Syria.
2013 - Present: Lecturer of Research methodology, in the MA TESOL program at the Higher Institute of Languages, Department of English Language Teaching, Tishreen University, Lattakia/ Syria.
2009 - Present: Lecturer of English for Specific Purposes/ ESP, TEFL, TESL. The Higher Institute of Languages, Department of English Language Teaching, Tishreen University, Lattakia/ Syria.
2010 - 2013: Lecturer of English for Specific Purposes/ ESP (undergraduate level). Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport/ Lattakia Branch/ Syria.
2010 - 2011: Lecturer of Second Language Acquisition module (postgraduate; MA and Diploma). The Higher Institute of Languages, Department of English Language Teaching, Al Baath University, Homs/ Syria.
2010 - 2011: Lecturer of Teaching Young Learners module (postgraduate; MA and Diploma). The Higher Institute of Languages, Department of English Language Teaching, Al Baath University, Homs/ Syria.
2009: Lecturer of Psycholinguistics (postgraduate, MA in Linguistics). The English Department, College of Arts and Social Sciences. Tishreen University, Lattakia/ Syria.
2009: Lecturer of Advanced Grammar (undergraduate). The English Department, College of Arts and Social Sciences. Tishreen University, Lattakia/ Syria.
2007 - 2009: Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) (Foundation of psycholinguistics LG103). Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex/ UK.
2006 - 2007 and 2008 - 2009: Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) tutor. Culture Travel Group, International Academy, University of Essex/ UK.
2001 - 2003: Teaching English for Specific purposes (ESP) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) tutor. The Higher Institute of Languages, Department of English Language Teaching, University of Tishreen, Lattakia/Syria.
2000 - 2003: Teaching English as foreign Language (EFL) tutor. The International Language Centre, Lattakia/ Syria.

Publications: 

Sarko, G. 2011. Second language Acquisition: The Acquisition of English Article by L1 Syrian Arab and French Learners of English. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany.
Sarko, G. (2009). Accounting for non-target like performance in L2 English article production by native speakers of Syrian Arabic and French. The second language acquisition of articles: the role of grammatical and non-grammatical factors. R. Hawkins and M. d. P. García-Mayo (eds.), John Benjamins.
Sarko, G. (2008). Morphophonological or Syntactic transfer in the Acquisition of English articles by L1 Speakers of Syrian Arabic? In Proceedings of the 9th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition conference (GASLA 2007) (pp206-217). In R. Slabakova, J. Rothman, P. Kempchinsky and E. Gavruseva (eds.) Somerville, MA., Cascadilla Proceeding Project.
Sarko, G. (2008). Accounting for indefinite article a drop in the oral L2 English of L1 Syrian Arab speakers. Essex Graduate Student Papers in Language and Linguistics, 10, 97-115.
Jaensch, C. & Sarko, G. (2009). Sources of fluctuation in article choice in English and German by Syrian Arabic and Japanese native speakers. In Roberts, L., Verpnique, D., Tellier, M. & Nilsson, A.-C. (eds.), EUROSLA Yearbook 9.
Hawkins, R., Al-Eid, S., Almahboob, I., Athanasopoulos, P., Chaengchenkit, R., Hu, Y., Rezai, M. J., Jaensch, C., Jeon, Y., Jiang, A., Leung, Y-K. I., Matsunaga, K., Ortega, M., Sarko, G., Snape, N. and Velasco-Zárate, K. (2006). Accounting for English article interpretation by L2 speakers. In Foster-Cohen, S.H., Marta Medved krajnovic and Jelena Mihaljević Djigunović (eds.), Eurosla Yearbook. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 6:7-25