Department of Modern &
Classical Languages

University of Houston
613 Agnes Arnold Hall
Houston, TX 77204-3006
Phone: 713-743-8350
Fax: 713-743-2693
Email: mcl@central.uh.edu

Faculty

Mehmet Kanik

Mehmet Kanik
Visiting Assistant Professor

446 Agnes Arnold Hall
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Education

  • 2010: Doctor of Philosophy, English Language Teaching Program, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey. Dissertation Title: “The Use of Pragmatic Strategies by Nonnative English-Speaking Teachers of English as a Foreign Language in Turkey and Native English-Speaking Teachers of English as a Second Language in the USA”
  • 2003-2005: PhD coursework, Interdisciplinary Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
  • 2003: Masters of Science, TESOL Program, the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • 2000: Bachelor of Arts, Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Research Interests

  • Cross-cultural pragmatics
  • Speech acts
  • Cross-linguistic influence
  • Testing pragmatic competence
  • English as a lingua franca
  • Acquisition of Turkish morphology