Teaching English in Saudi Arabia

Objectives of Teaching English in Saudi Arabia

  • General Objectives of Teaching English  in Saudi Arabia
  • By the end of public education (elementary + intermediate + secondary stages) students should be able to . . .
  1. develop the students’ intellectual, personal and professional abilities.
  2. acquire a level of proficiency in language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) that enables them to communicate with speakers of English.
  3. acquire the linguistic competence necessarily required in various life situations.
  4. acquire the linguistic competence required in different professions.
  5. develop their awareness of the importance of English as a means of international communication.
  6. develop positive attitudes towards learning English.
  7. develop the linguistic competence that enables them to be aware of the cultural, economical, and social issues of their society in order to contribute in giving solutions.
  8. develop the linguistic competence that enables them, in the future, to present and explain Islamic concepts and issues, and participate in spreading Islam.
  9. develop the linguistic competence that enables them, in the future, to present the culture and civilization of their nation.
  10. benefit from English-speaking nations, in order to enhance the concept of international cooperation that develop understanding and respect of cultural differences among nations.
  11. acquire the linguistic bases that enable them to participate in transferring scientific and technological advances of other nations to their nation.
  12. acquire the linguistic bases that enable them to present and explain Islamic concepts and issues, and participate in different Islamic programs.

English Language Supervisor,

Amjaad MH.

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