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.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 188
Weight: 368 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm
'This book takes a fresh and pragmatic approach to EFL by addressing not only the teaching and learning process, but also the players in the learning process: both the learners and the teachers, both in-country and abroad.' - Dr. Gina Zanolini Morrison, Associate Professor, Division of Global History and Languages, Wilkes University