Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on CALL Number 8. July 2022                       Pp.136-145

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The Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic Sequestration Period on Sight Translation Female
Students’ Academic  Performance at King Khalid University

 Ali Albashir Mohammed Alhaj
College of Sciences and Arts
King Khalid University, Dhahran Aljanoub
Kingdom of Suadi Arabia
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Mesfer Ahmed Mesfer Alwadai
College of Education
King Khalid University, Abha
Kingdom of Suadi Arabia


  Received: 04/25/2022           Accepted:07/06/2022              Published: 07/25/2022


Many alma maters, colleges, graduate schools, and institutes of higher education around the world postponed lecture hall teaching because of the coronavirus disease outbreak and moved on to learning and teaching online. The recent study aims at scrutinizing the effects of the covid nineteen pneumonia epidemic sequestration on the academic performance of sight translation female students at King Khalid University. Also, the study seeks to answer the following main question: has the covid nineteen pneumonia (Covid 19) considerably impacted translation of female students’ sight translation achievement?. The purposive sample of the study consisted of (47) female students of sight translation at the Dhahran al-Janoub female student campus, who attended lectures on different days and participated in the study. The main findings of the study revealed that the covid nineteen pneumonia epidemic sequestration might have both positive impacts and adverse effects on translation female students’ sight translation achievement.
Keywords: academic performance, the covid nineteen, translation, effect,  female students

Cite as:  Alhaj, A. A. M., & Alwadai, M. A. M. (2022).  The Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic Sequestration Period on Sight Translation Female Students’ Academic  Performance at King Khalid University. Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on
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Received: 04/25/2022
Accepted: 07/06/2022 
Published: 07/25/2022  

Dr.Ali Albashir Mohammed Alhaj received his first Ph.D./in English literature/ from the University of Khartoum, in2003, his second Ph.D., in translation / from Omdurman Islamic University, in 2014, and his third Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics / Sudan University of Science and Technology 2018. His 4th Ph.D. in Pure linguistics from Bahri University 2021. Dr.Ali published a lot of papers in ISI, DOAJ, GOOGLE SCHOLAR, EBSCO,  and SCOPUS Journals, and45 books, and 9 books of his books were translated into 9 international languages 

Dr.Mesfer Ahmed Mesfer Alwadai is an associate professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the College of Education, King Khalid University Saudi Arabia. He obtained his Ph.D. in Curriculum from Sothern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC). Dr. Mesfer published a lot of papers in ISI, DOAJ, GOOGLE SCHOLAR, EBSCO,  and SCOPUS Journals,  regional, and national refereed and indexed journals. He acts as a consultant, expert, and Dean of Dhahran Aljanoub College of Sciences and Arts.