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Title English As a Foreign Language in Saudi Arabia : New Insights into Teaching and Learning English / edited by Christo Moskovsky and Michelle Picard
Published London : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (196 pages)
Series Routledge Research in Language Education
Routledge Research in Language Education.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Introduction; 1 EFL teaching and learning in Saudi Arabia: 25 years of research; 2 A brief history of English and English teaching in Saudi Arabia; 3 Cultural and linguistic factors in the Saudi EFL context; 4 Learning English in Saudi Arabia; 5 Teaching English in Saudi Arabia; 6 Educational mobility and EFL students and teachers in Saudi Arabia: navigating diverse sociocultural and pedagogical spaces; 7 The future of EFL and TESOL in Saudi Arabia; Conclusion; Index
Summary "English as a Foreign Language in Saudi Arabia : New Insights into Teaching and Learning English offers a detailed discussion of key aspects of teaching and learning English in the Saudi context and offers a comprehensive overview of related research authored or co-authored by Saudi researchers. It provides readers with an understanding of the unique cultural, linguistic, and historical context of English in Saudi Arabia--with a focus on the principal factors that may influence successful teaching and learning of English in this country. Uniquely, the book looks separately at issues pertaining to in-country English learning and learners, and those pertaining to in-country English teaching and teachers. The volume also explores issues concerning Saudi learners and teachers in overseas contexts. Lastly, the book touches on the future of English as a Foreign Language and TESOL in Saudi Arabia and its implications for the field"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject English language -- Study and teaching -- Arabic speakers
English language -- Study and teaching -- Saudi Arabia
English language -- Study and teaching -- Arabic speakers.
English language -- Study and teaching.
Saudi Arabia.
Form Electronic book
Author Moskovsky, Christo, editor.
Picard, Michelle, editor.
ISBN 1315688468