Journal articles


Al-Abri, S. & Al-Mahrooqi, R. (In press, to appear in 2015). How does SQU students’ Arabic language affect their learning of English as a second language? International Journal of Signs and Semiotic Systems (IJSSS), 3(2).

Mehta, S. & Al-Mahrooqi, R. (2015). Can thinking be taught? Linking critical thinking and writing in an EFL context? RELC Journal, 46(1) 23–36.

Khan, A. & Al-Mahrooqi, R. (2015). Foreign language communication anxiety (FLCA) among tertiary level Omani EFL learners. The Asian EFL Journal, 17(1), 57-89.

Thakur, V. & Al-Mahrooqi, R. (2015). Orienting ESL/EFL students towards critical thinking through pictorial inferences and elucidation: A fruitful pedagogic approach. English Language Teaching, 8(2), 128-133.

Thakur, V. & Al-Mahrooqi, R. (2015). Teaching grammar beyond the borders of sentence: An integrated approach to grammar in context. English Scholars Beyond Borders, 1(1), 165-176.

Al-Mahrooqi, R. & Denman, C. (2014). Motivation within the Omani EFL context: Types, sources and classroom implications. Journal of Teaching and Education, 3(2), 103–120.

Al-Mahrooqi, R. & Tuzlukova, V. (2014). English communication skills and employability in the Arabian Gulf: The case of Oman. Pertanika, 22(3), 473 – 488.

Al-Hadhrami, S., Thakur, V., & Al-Mahrooqi, R. (2014). Examining the issue of academic procrastination in an Asian EIL context: The case of Omani university students. English as an International Language Journal, 9(1), 78-103.

Al-Mahrooqi, R. & Tabakow, M. (2013). Drama in Oman to improve English proficiency among English major college students. Conference of the International Journal of Arts & Sciences 6(4), 303-319. Won the Prize for the Best Paper Published by the Journal in 2013.

Al-Yaaquubi, A. & Al-Mahrooqi, R. (2013). How does reading for pleasure affect EFL learners? Asian EFL Journal, 72, 20-46.

Al Hajri, F. & Al-Mahrooqi, R (2013). Student perceptions and preferences concerning instructors’ corrective feedback. The Asian EFL Journal, 70, 34-59.

Al-Mahrooqi, R. (2013). The influence of culture familiarity on Arab EFL student comprehension and response to Arab literature in translation. European Journal of Educational Studies, 5(2), 257-275.

Al-Mahrooqi, R. (2013). Omani student responses to American literature in translation: The effect of the interaction between American culture and the Arabic Language. The Linguistics Journal, 7(1), 110-130.

Al-Mahrooqi, R. (2013). Foreword: Foreign language learning: Complexity and holistic considerations. The Asian EFL Quarterly (June 2013), 15(3), 5-8.

Al-Mahrooqi, R. & Tuzlukova, V. (2013). Investigating Omani postgraduate students’ learning experiences and communicative needs. European Journal of Social Sciences, 38(2), 241-251.