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Saturday, March 11 • 12:00 - 12:30
Mobile-: Whatsapp for Enhanced Pedagogical Instructions

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In this study we have examined a corpus of Whatsapp conversation by two EFL groups in a Saudi context. We discovered that participants showed greater tendency towards using Whatsapp as a messenger to communicate administrative queries rather than as a forum to address academic topics, subject matter and metalanguage.

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Muhammad Afzal Awan

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Mr Awan holds a Masters degree in Second Language Education from OISE, University of Toronto. He has taught TEFL for the last 10 years.
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Pir Suhail Sarhandi

PhD Candidate, University of the Free State
Mr. Sarhandi is a PhD scholar at the University of Free State, South Africa. His research interests include professional development, native/non-native dichotomy, teaching technology, CALL and mobile learning._x000D_


Saturday March 11, 2017 12:00 - 12:30
Salon 8

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