Research Publications


Trentman, E. (2018). Developing a genre-based curriculum to teach Arabic diglossia. In M. al-Batal (Ed.), Arabic as one language: Integrating dialect in the Arabic language curriculum (pp. 114-133). Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press. (Press link)

Trentman, E. (2018).  Research-based interventions for language and intercultural learning.  In M. T. Alhawary (Ed.), The Routledge handbook of Arabic second language acquisition (pp. 303-327).  New York: Routledge.  (Press link)

Trentman, E. (2018). Study abroad Arabic programs:Issues of concern, research, and future directions. In K. M. Wahba, L. England, & Z. A. Taha (Eds.), Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Century: Volume II (pp. 151-161). New York: Routledge. (Amazon link)

Trentman, E., & Diao, W. (2017). The American gaze east: Discourses and destinations of US study abroad. Study Abroad Research in Second Language Acquisition and International Education, 2, 175-205. doi:10.1075/sar.16001.tre (Journal link)

Trentman, E. (2017). Oral fluency, sociolinguistic competence, and language contact: Arabic learners studying abroad in Egypt. System, 69, 54-64. doi:10.1016/j.system.2017.08.007 (Journal link)

Diao, W., & Trentman, E. (2016). Politicizing study abroad: Learning Arabic in Egypt and Mandarin in China. L2 Journal, 8, 31-50. (Open access journal link)

Trentman, E. (2015). Negotiating gendered identities and access to social networks during study abroad in Egypt. In R. Mitchell, K. McManus, & N. Tracy-Ventura (Eds.), Social Interaction, Identity and Language Learning During Residence Abroad (pp. 263-280). (Open access link)

Trentman, E. (2015). Arabic heritage learners abroad: Language use and identity negotiation. Al-Arabiyya, 48, 141-156. (Journal link) 

Trentman, E. (2013). Imagined communities and language learning during study abroad: Arabic learners in Egypt. Foreign Language Annals, 46, 545-564. doi:10.1111/flan.v46.4 (Journal link)

Trentman, E. (2013). Arabic and English during study abroad in Cairo, Egypt: Issues of access and use. Modern Language Journal, 97, 457-473. doi:10.1111/modl.v97.2 (Journal link)

Trentman, E. (2011). L2 Arabic dialect comprehension: Empirical evidence for the transfer of familiar dialect knowledge to unfamiliar dialects. L2 Journal, 3, 22-49. (Open access journal link)