Payam Rahmati


Office: Morrill Hall 112, Linguistic LabPayam RahmatiImage

Phone: (405) 744-


Education: PhD student in TESL and Applied Linguistics

Research Interests

  • Teaching of L2 Pronunciation
  • Corrective Feedback
  • Teacher Cognition
  • Teacher Training

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 1223: International Freshman Composition II (Fall 2019 & Spring 2020)

Selected Publications

Saeli, H., Dalman, M., & Rahmati, P. (2020). How do learners engage with oral corrective feedback on lexical stress errors? Effects of learner engagement on the working of corrective feedback. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics. DOI:

Marashi H. & Rahmati P. (2017). The Effect of teaching reading strategies on EFL learners’ reading anxiety. International Journal of Research in English Education, 2(2), 43-52.

Selected Conference Presentations

  • The correlation between the use of formulaic sequences and temporal measures of utterance fluency. (2019). Paper presented at ​Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching (PSLLT)​; Flagstaff, AZ., USA.
  • Listening anxiety, listening comprehension strategies, and listening performance among university EFL students. (2019). Paper presented at Second Language Research Form (SLRF); East Lansing, MI, USA (with Mohammadreza Dalman).

Professional Service

  • International Teaching Assistant (ITA) Examiner; January 2019 – Present
  • Academic Chair at TESLing Student Organization; May 2020 – Present.
  • Assistant at the Linguistic Lab, Department of English; January 2020 – present.
  • President at TESLing Student Organization; May 2019 – May 2020.
  • Liaison at TESLing Student Organization; GPSGA; January 2019 – June 2019.

Awards and Recognition

  • The TESLing President’s Award. (2020). Oklahoma State University, Department of English.
  • The TESLing Excellence in Leadership Award. (2020). Oklahoma State University, Department of English.
  • The OSU Dr. Ravi Sheorey Travel Grant. (2019).

Current Research

  • Teacher Cognition and Teacher Training
  • Oral Corrective Feedback on L2 Pronunciation
  • Intelligibility, comprehensibility, accentedness, and acceptability