ERIC Number: ED231190
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: 0
English Teaching Profile: Morocco.
British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div.
This profile of the English language teaching situation in Morocco discusses the role of English within Moroccan society and within the educational system. The status of English as the second foreign language is noted, and the role of English in higher levels of education, from the second cycle of secondary school through university and vocational school instruction and teacher training institutes, is described. Also discussed are English language teaching by the broadcast media, recruitment of teachers of English, teaching materials, educational administration with regard to the teaching of English, developing and planning activities, and English outside the educational system. The extensive support given by the British Council is discussed as is American support provided through the Peace Corps and the U.S. Information Service. Some specific instances of commercial opportunities for English language materials in Morocco are given as well as notes on the state of current English language and literature research. A concluding statement examines the situation regarding the commitment to replace foreign teachers of English with Moroccan teachers. Notes on sources of information are provided. (AMH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div.