ERIC Number: ED161288
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
English Language Teaching Profile: Sultanate of Oman.
British Council, London (England). English-Teaching Information Centre.
This profile in outline form of the English language teaching situation in the Sultanate of Oman examines the role of English in society and in the educational system. The predominance of English as the most important foreign language is noted, and its status as a compulsory subject in elementary and secondary school is discussed. The composition and qualifications of the teaching cadre are treated as well as instructional materials, English outside the educational system, British support for the teaching of English, and American involvement since 1973 with the Peace Corps. A general statement on the strengths and weaknesses of the system concludes the profile. (AMH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England). English-Teaching Information Centre.
Identifiers - Location: Oman