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CEFR in UAE Public Schools: Pedagogical Impacts
The Ministry of Education (MOE) in Dubai used the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) to develop the English Curriculum Framework (ECF) in 2011 - a framework that was piloted in 39 Madares Al Ghad (MAG) Schools ...
English Language Testing on iPads: Advantages and Disadvantages
Recently, tablet computers, such as iPads, have been incorporated into many school curricula, and studies have been conducted to explore the effectiveness of iPads as educational tools. This study goes one step further and ...
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 ...
Oral ESL Test Anxiety with Emirati Secondary School Students
In the UAE and globally, high-stakes testing is prevalent in second language learning. One important and integral part of high-stakes English language tests is the oral proficiency interview, which can be a pre-requisite ...
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 ...