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A Comparative Study between Modals in ESL/EFL Tertiary Textbooks and Actual Use by EFL Teachers
Teaching English modals to young adult and adult learners of English as a foreign language (EFL learners) is pedagogically a challenging task because some ESL/EFL tertiary textbooks do not present modals and their uses ...
Teaching Pragmatics to Young Learners
This study is an attempt to investigate to what extent pragmatic competence can be taught to young learners in L2 classrooms. It also focuses on looking at the students' attitudes towards the activities presented to them ...
Important Factors to Consider for Bilingual Education in the UAE
Despite the great number of schools which claim to foster bilingualism in the UAE, the voices of many educators and parents in the media reflect the difficulties that these schools face in trying to provide balanced bilingual ...
L2 Teachers' Perception Towards the Use of Computers in L2 Language Instruction
The way people communicate with others, conduct research, and gather information has changed due to the dramatic changes in computer technology. Computers have become prevalent everywhere and their presence in schools has ...
UAE English Skills: A Textbook Evaluation
National English textbooks are considered to be the main element of the English language curriculum at government schools in the UAE. Tens of thousands of students studying at these schools depend on national textbooks for ...