Co-published with The International Research Foundation for English Language Education (TIRF) An important contribution to the emerging body of research-based knowledge about teaching English to native speakers of Arabic, this volume presents empirical studies carried out in Egypt, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)aa region which has gained notable attention in the past few decades. Each chapter addresses an issue of current concern, and each includes implications for policy, practice, and future research. Nine chapter authors are Sheikh Nahayan Fellowsarecipients of doctoral fellowships from The International Research Foundation for English Language Education (TIRF). This volume is the first in the Global Research on Teaching and Learning English Series, co-published by Routledge and TIRF.Over six years of schooling (middle and high school), students receive, at most, a total of 576 hours of instruction. ... In the private education curriculum, elementary English is taught from the first grade for two lessons a week (i.e., 1.5 hours).
|Title||:||Teaching and Learning English in the Arabic-Speaking World|
|Author||:||Kathleen M. Bailey, Ryan M. Damerow|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-02-05|