Ali Karakaş

Ali KARAKAŞ is a member of the Faculty of Education of the University of Mehmet Akif Ersoy, Burdur, Turkey. He holds a BA degree from the University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey. He took MA courses at Hacettepe University, Ankara and dropped the program during thesis writing period, when he was accepted to the Integrated PhD program in Applied Linguistics by the University of Southampton, UK. Right now, he is continuing his PhD at the same university. He has presented papers in national and international conferences and published articles in reputable journals and educational magazines. His research interests include English as a Lingua Franca, Language Teacher Education, Applied Phonetics, and Computer Assisted Language Learning.see more