Ulugbek Nurmukhamedov looks at the viewer.
Associate Professor
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5876
second language vocabulary, corpus linguistics, computer-assisted language learning
Courses Taught
TESL 340: Practices and Procedures
TESL 341: Principles of Language Teaching
TESL 343: Introduction to Language Assessment
TESL 409: Research Design & Methods
TESL 410: Techniques of Teaching English as a Second Language
TESL 414: Theories of Teaching English as a Second Language
TESL 427: Teaching Pronunciation
TESL 442: Using Technology with Second Language Learners
TESL 452: Content-based Language Instruction
TESL 460: Second Language Acquisition
TESL 468: Principles of Language Assessment
Research Interests
second language vocabulary, corpus linguistics, computer-assisted language learning

Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, Northern Arizona University
MA., TESOL, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MA., Translation Theory and Practice, Uzbek State World Languages University 

Selected Publications


Nurmukhamedov, U., & Sadler, R. (2020). New ways in teaching English with games. TESOL Press.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Nurmukhamedov, U., & Sadler, R. (2022). Searching for academic collocations in Google Scholar: A technique for EAP writers. In Viana, V & A. O’Boyle (Eds.), Corpus linguistics for English for academic purposes. Routledge.

Sharakhimov, Sh., & Nurmukhamedov, U. (2021). Five test formats to assess productive vocabulary. English Teaching FORUM, 59, 16-25.

Nurmukhamedov, U., & Sharakhimov, Sh. (2021). Corpus-based vocabulary analysis of English podcasts. RELC Journal. https://doi.org/10.1177/0033688220979315

Nurmukhamedov, U. (2021). [Review of the book Professional Development in Applied Linguistics]. Journal of English for Research Publication Purposes, 2(2), 172-176.

Nurmukhamedov, U., & Webb, S. (2019). Research timeline: Lexical coverage and profiling. Language Teaching, 52, 188-200.

Nurmukhamedov, U., & Plonsky, L. (2018). Reflective and effective teaching of vocabulary. In M. Zeraatpishe, A. Faravani, H. R, & M. Azarnoosh (Eds.), Issues in applying SLA theories toward creative teaching (pp. 115-126). Sense Publishers.

Nurmukhamedov, U. (2017). Lexical coverage of TED Talks: Implications for vocabulary instruction. TESOL Journal, 8, 268-290.

Additional Information

Selected Presentations

Nurmukhamedov, U. (2022, February 26). Professional development opportunities for MA-level TESOL/Applied Linguistics. Paper presented at Illinois Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages – Bilingual Education (TESOL-BE), Chicago, Illinois.


Nurmukhamedov, U. (2022, January 29). Talking about games. ELT in Uzbekistan Forum at Westminister International University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.


Isamukhamedova, N., & Nurmukhamedov, U. (2021, March 5). Ingliz tilini o’rganish bo’yicha savollarga mutaxassislardan javob [Experts’ response to questions about learning English] [Webinar in Uzbek]. Mentor Hub. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_n7WvI5neE


Sadler, R., & Nurmukhamedov, U. (2020, February 6). New games for language learning. Paper presented at the 17th Annual CamTESOL Virtual Conference on English Language Teaching.


Nurmukhamedov, U. (2020, September 8). How to write a book review in TESL & Applied Linguistics [Webinar]. Mentor Hub in collaboration with Northeastern Illinois University. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukZHtGWl2Xc&t=1381s


Nurmukhamedov, U. (2020, July 6). Ingliz tilida “academic writing” mahoratini oshirish. [Improving academic writing skills in English][Webinar]. Uzbek-American Association of Chicago. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxjbeeQKhVg&t=1149s 

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