International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Language Research | Saudi Arabia | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019


Status of General English and Specific English in Arab Countries

Adil Alafif Mukhtar [2]


Abstract: General English language is considered an obstacle which hinders the way in front of Saudi students seeking to continue their university studies. The problem is deeply rooted, it dated back to their history of education when first joined the primary and secondary schools. In fact in these schools no English in the true term was taught, those teachers dared to reduce English to only memorization of grammar rules, as the result all the English language skills were neglected badly, and the outcome is the false learners of English. The same schools product now enrolled in the university, now they face a new problem which is English for specific purpose. Key Words: Latin language, General language, ESP, medical terminology. Lay terms.


Keywords: general English specific English medical terms


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019,


Pages: 1507 - 1511


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