English as a foreign language in Saudi Arabia : new insights into teaching and learning English / edited by Christo Moskovsky and Michelle Picard.
Contributor(s): Moskovsky, Christo | Picard, Michelle.Series: Routledge research in language education.Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, c2019Description: viii, 187 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781138918498 (hardcover).Subject(s): English language -- Study and teaching -- Saudi Arabia | English language -- Study and teaching -- Arabic speakersDDC classification: 428.00710538
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
EFL teaching and learning in Saudi Arabia : 25 years of research / Christo Moskovsky -- A brief history of English and English teaching in Saudi Arabia / Tariq Elyas & Michelle Picard -- Cultural and linguistic factors in the Saudi EFL context / Musaad Alrahaili -- Learning English in Saudi Arabia / Fakieh Alrabai -- Teaching English in Saudi Arabia / Saleh Alqahtani -- Educational mobility and EFL students and teachers in Saudi Arabia : navigating diverse sociocultural and pedagogical spaces / Rachel Burke -- The future of EFL and TESOL in Saudi Arabia / Michelle Picard.
"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"--