Teaching EFL Writing in the 21st Century Arab World

Realities and Challenges

  • Abdelhamid Ahmed
  • Hassan Abouabdelkader

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Abdelhamid Ahmed, Hassan Abouabdelkader
    Pages 1-4
  3. Hassan Abouabdelkader, Abdelmajid Bouziane
    Pages 35-68
  4. Fawziya Hamdan Al Zadjali
    Pages 69-98
  5. Abdelhamid Ahmed, Hassan Abouabdelkader
    Pages 245-251
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 253-261

About this book


Teaching EFL Writing in the 21st Century Arab World addresses a range of issues related to researching and teaching EFL writing in different countries in the Arab World including Egypt, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Tunisia, UAE and Yemen. Both theoretically and practically grounded, chapters  within discuss the different contexts in which EFL writing is taught, from primary school to university. The book sheds light on how EFL writing is learned and taught at each educational stage, exposing the different challenges encountered in the teaching and learning. The focus on EFL writing in the Arab World makes this a unique and long overdue contribution to the field of research around EFL writing and will be an invaluable resource for researchers, curriculum designers and students.

Hassan Abouabdelkader is Professor of English and coordinator of the English Program at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers, Moulay Ismail Univerity, Meknès, Morocco. He completed his PhD in TEFL methodology at Mohamed V University, Rabat and the Institute of Education, University of London. He served as a teacher for twenty years at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Meknès and is an active academic with several publications.

Abdelhamid Ahmed is Curriculum & Instruction Coordinator of the Core Curriculum Program (CCP) at Qatar University. He is experienced in teaching and researching EFL writing as shown in his MEd and PhD, as well as other research publications. He obtained his PhD in Education (Applied Linguistics) at the Graduate School of Education, University of Exeter, UK. His areas of expertise include EFL writing problems, assessing writing, electronic written feedback, reflective journals, teacher training and teaching practice.


TEFL Teacher training international education assessing writing higher education

Editors and affiliations

  • Abdelhamid Ahmed
    • 1
  • Hassan Abouabdelkader
    • 2
  1. 1.Core Curriculum ProgramQatar UniversityDohaQatar
  2. 2.Rte Agourai, Hay Al Mansour 903Moulay Ismail UniversityMeknèsMorocco

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-46725-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-46726-3
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