ERIC Number: EJ298259
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
English Departments at Arab Universities: Toward a "Planning-Based Model."
Abuhamdia, Zakaria A.
Language Problems and Language Planning, v8 n1 p21-31 Apr 1984
Argues that problems with English as second language programs in Arab world stem from failures in policy planning, rather than from failures of implementation of these plans. Some crucial considerations previously ignored are sociolinguistic setting of the foreign (English) language and fit between department goals, programs, and curricula on the one hand and community needs on the other. (SL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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