Nadia Abid Profile

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Nadia Abid is an assistant professor of Applied Linguistics in the English Department at Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Sfax (FLSH Sfax), Tunisia.

Nadia Abid

She obtained a joint PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Sfax, Tunisia and the University of Lorraine, France in 2012. She is currently a member of LAD (Laboratory on Approaches to Discourse, FLSH Sfax) and a coordinator of a Professional Master’s program in English for Communication.

She teaches TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language), intercultural communication, ESP (English for Specific Purposes), TEYL (Teaching English to Young Learners), and theories of learning.

In her research, Nadia is interested in intercultural language learning and related issues including:  the development of intercultural communicative competence (ICC) in textbooks and virtual exchanges, the evaluation of the intercultural and global dimensions of EFL textbooks, learners’ attitudes, learners’ identity (re)construction in different intercultural contexts such as EFL classes, study abroad programs, and virtual exchanges.

Key publications

, N., & Moalla, A. (2020). The promotion of the good intercultural speaker through intercultural contacts in a Tunisian EFL textbook.  Language and Intercultural Communication, 20(1), 37-49.

, N., & Moalla, A. (2020). Tunisian students’ identity development in study abroad. I-LanD Journal: Negotiation of L2 Identities in the Age of Transnational Mobility. DOI: 10.26379/IL2020001_008.

, N., & Moalla, A. (2021). The intercultural speaker across time: A study of Tunisian EFL textbooks. Compare: A Journal of comparative and international education. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2020.1853506.

, N.,  Moalla, A., & Omidvar, I. (2020). The use of a blog for the development of intercultural communicative competence: The case of Tunisian and American students. SHS Web of Conferences 88, 02011. LLT Forum. https://doi.org/10.1051/shsconf/20208802011.


Work for CID:
Nadia Abid reviews translations into Arabic.

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