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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 ...
Understanding Teachers' and Students' Use and Attitudes of Web 2.0 in ESL Classrooms at the American University of Sharjah
In an age of rapid change and massive dependence on the Internet, students nowadays are exposed to the Internet and its applications in many aspects and means. This exposure has led to students developing an expectation ...
Investigating the Impact of the Flipped Method on Undergraduate and Graduate Students at AUS
The main driver of this research is the continuous high demand of improving the teaching and learning experience in higher education so students are meeting their learning needs, and developing the needed skills for the ...
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 ...