Ahmed Olayan R Alharbi


Research title: Curriculum and Pedagogy Alignment with Communicative Language Teaching Approach in Saudi Arabia

Research Summary

What kind of curriculum and assessment practices align with communicative language pedagogy? How well does such design suit different phases of schooling?


Alharbi, A. O. (2019). The Impact of Saudi Arabian Teachers’ Beliefs On Their Use Of L1 or L2 in the Classroom in the Context of Communicative Language Teaching: Arab World English Journal (AWEJ), 10(4), 344-355.

Alharbi, A. O. (2020). Exploring CLT Principles Alignment of English Textbook in Saudi Arabia Middle School: Arab World English Journal (AWEJ), (under review)



Alharbi, A. (2019a, 16-17/9/2019). An Analysis of an ESL Textbook in a Saudi Arabian Middle School Context
The International Conference on Advanced Education Systems and Designing Instructions, Zurich, Switzerland

Alharbi, A. (2019b, 01-03/07/2019). Implementation of Communicative Language Teaching and the challenges this faces in the pedagogic culture of Saudi Arabian schools
The 11th Annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Palma, Spain

Alharbi, A. (2019c, 11-13/11/2019). The Pedagogic Nexus of Saudi Arabian Schools and Communicative Language Teaching
The 12th Annual International Conference of Education, Research
and Innovation, Seville, Spain