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The Need for Domestication: An Annotated Translation of a Personal Development Text from English to Arabic
This work discusses problems related to the need to domesticate encountered during the translation of the prologue, introduction, and part of Chapter I of a book titled The Different Drums by American psychiatrist and ...
UAE High School Students' Perceptions of Teachers' Feedback on their Writing
For most teachers, marking students' papers and responding to their writing is a daunting and tedious task. It is also a practice that could carry potential dangers and requires careful consideration. However, feedback ...
Investigating Oral Presentation Skills and Non-Verbal Communication Techniques in UAE Classrooms
English language instruction encourages students to express their ideas and thoughts through oral reports and presentations. Skilful teachers can, therefore, inspire their students to communicate effectively when they ...
Cultural Schema and Reading Comprehension: A Means to an End
Studies on good readers have identified a number of reading comprehension strategies to be highly useful. These strategies range from the simple to the complex. A strategy that has been recommended by cognitive scientists ...
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 ...