Ahmed Olayan R Alharbi

Research title

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

Research summary

The research aims to examine how communicative language teaching (CLT) is implemented in Saudi Arabian middle schools. It examines how CLT fits into, or rubs against, the pedagogical culture of Saudi Arabia, how textbooks address CLT principles, how the teachers and students understand CLT, what teachers and students understand to be the advantages and disadvantages of using CLT, and how the teachers have learned to teach CLT.


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