Anas Awwad didn't get the opportunity to embark on his PhD until he was 46 - but he made up for lost time. It was Anas's dream to do a PhD in the UK, and some dreams are worth waiting for.
At Reading, his research focused on Second Language Acquisition. He explored the effects of cognitive task complexity on second language speech performance within a Task-Based Language Teaching approach.
"I was attracted to Reading by the global reputation of the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics, and the University in general - as well as the high rate of student satisfaction and the positive reviews."