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mohemedbig.jpgAyman Mohamed


Home Address

65 Middlevale Rd, Apt 1452 C 
East Lansing, MI 48823 
Phone: 5173558093/  cell : 5179933793

Ayman earned his Master Degree in Linguistics and ESL from the University of North Texas. He has already been a teacher of English in Zagazig University, Egypt. He is starting his PhD program in Fall 2010 under a graduate assistantship form the Department of Linguistics. He is now teaching Arabic to ALIF students at MSU.

Research Interests

1-Interaction and incidental vocabulary acquisition. 
2-Foreign language acquisition and pedagogical practices
3-Online processing and acquisition of vocabulary from reading


Mohamed.A.(2013) .The role of attention and repetition in incidental vocabulary acquisition: evidence from eye-tracking. AAAL. Dallas, Texas. March 16-19.

Mohamed (2012). Effects of task type and learners’ performance on foreign language vocabulary acquisition. SLRF 2012. Carnegie Mellon University, October 2012. 

Mohamed, Ayman (2012). Evaluating evaluation and output in foreign language vocabulary teaching tasks. Paper presented at SLAT Roundtable 2012, University of Arizona. 

Mohamed, Ayman (2011). Incidental Acquisition of Arabic words: varying effects of proficiency and task demands. Poster presented at SLRF 2011. Iowa State university 

Mohamed, Ayman (2009). Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition in ESL Conversation Classes. Paper presented at SLRF 2009(East Lansing, Michigan). 


Mohamed. A. (2012). Task based language learning(Ed.). Book review. Linguist list.

Mohamed. A (2012). Investigating incidental vocabulary acquisition in conversation classes: A qualitative and quantitative analysis. MSU Working Papers in SLS, 3(1), 30-48. (

Mohamed. A (2013). Effects of task type and learners’ performance on foreign language vocabulary acquisition. Under review, Language Teaching Research Journal