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Graduate Catalog 2009-2010
Evaluating an Additional Measure for the American University of Sharjah English Placement Test: Using Analytical Scoring
The English Placement Test (EPT) at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) has been accurately placing the majority of newly admitted students into appropriate course levels, but there is a small number of students who ...
Investigating Reading Strategies in Government High Schools English Classes in Ras Al Khaimah
Reading is a skill that involves more than decoding letters or recognizing words. It, in fact, integrates a variety of strategies, skills, and processes, and thus it is not as simple to describe as one might think. These ...
Coping with Neologisms in English / Arabic Translation
This thesis explores the strategies Arab translators use when dealing with English new terms (neologisms) that do not readily have apparent equivalents in Arabic. The techniques or strategies, which will be identified in ...
Ajaaj and National Identity: A Comic Book with a Serious Mission
Translation is often influenced by its social, political and cultural context. These factors soon begin to define the very concept of translation, its role, directions and traditions down to the strategies adopted by the ...
Translation as image-making: a case of Mahfouz in English
Dialect refers to a regional or social variety of language distinguished by pronunciation, grammar, or vocabulary. It is well known that in literature, particularly in novels during dialogue, writers often use different ...
Explicit Vocabulary Learning Through Technology
Functional language proficiency requires mastery of a large number of words. It is therefore necessary for L2 learners to learn a large vocabulary in a short period of time. In classroom contexts, there appears to be no ...
Translating English Euphemisms into Arabic: Challenges and Strategies
The aim of this thesis is to examine the theoretical and practical issues that arise in the translation of euphemisms from English into Arabic. Euphemisms are words or stretches of words used in various forms of discourse ...
Impact of English on Young Arabs' Use of Arabic in the UAE
English language education has become a vital part of many educational systems in the world. In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the official language is Arabic, but with the diversity of the population, English is used as ...