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2009 -present

 

Distinguished advisor of the Asian EFL Journal

 

2009

 

Recipient of the Google Knoll Award from Google for Promoting the Arabic Content on the Internet (2009). 

 

2009

Recipient of the Google Knoll Award From KACST for Promoting the Arabic Content on the Internet (2009). 

 

2008

Recipient of the King Saud University Excellence in Teaching Award (2008).

 

2008

Recipient of the College of Languages and Translation Excellence in Teaching Award (2008).

 

2008

Recipient of the Department of European Languages and Translation Excellence in Teaching Award (2008).

 

2008

Recipient of the Best Faculty Website Award at the King Saud University level (2008).

 

2008

Recipient of the Best Faculty Website Award at the College of Languages and Translation  level (2008).

 

 

2007

 

Executive Director of the Global EIL Congress. Seoul, Korea. May 25-26, 2007.

 

2005

Recipient of the World Arab Translators' Association Award for outstanding services to the organization (2005).

 

2005

Recipient of the World Arab Translators' Association Award for outstanding research (2005).

 

2002

 

 

2000

 

1992-1993

 

1989

Visiting Scholar at the International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Summer & Fall 2002).

 

Visiting Scholar at the University of Utah (Summer 2000).

 

Visiting Scholar for a year at the University of Iowa (1992-1993).

 

 

Visiting Scholar at the University of Minnesota (summer 1989).

 

1980

Model EFL teacher in the Makkah School District.

 

1978

MA degree with distinction.

 

1975

BA degree with highest distinction

 

1968

5th position (of the top 10 students) in the Junior High National Exams (Grade 9).