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About this book
This volume offers insights on English language education policies in Middle Eastern and North African countries, through state-of-the-art reports giving clear assessments of current policies and future trends, each expertly drafted by a specialist. Each chapter contains a general description of English education polices in the respective countries, and then expands on how the local English education policies play out in practice in the education system at all levels, in the curriculum, in teaching, and in teacher training. Essays cover issues such as the balance between English and the acquisition of the national language or the Arabic language, as well as political, cultural, economic and technical elements that strengthen or weaken the learning of English. This volume is essential reading for researchers, policy makers, and teacher trainers for its invaluable insights in the role of each of the stakeholders in the implementation of policies.
Arabization and its impact on English Language Learning EFL teaching and learning in the Saudi context English Language Teaching in Egyptian Schools English Teacher Education in Kuwait English language curriculum development in Oman English language teaching in post-Khadaffi Libya Language Education Policies in the Middle East Policies and Practices around English Language Learning in Iran TEFL in Tunisia The status of English in Israeli society and education the shift from French to English in Morocco