International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Education Management | Iraq | Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015 | Rating: 6.1 / 10

English Teachers Perceptions towards using the English Cultural Elements in English Language Classes in Northern Iraq: Duhok Province as a Sample

Farhad M. Rajab

Abstract: This paper aimed to show that culture holds an important place in foreign language education. In the academic year (2004 2005), Iraq as an Arabian country, witnessed some changes in English language teaching and the English language program was replaced by a new one entitled Sunrise program which is based on communicative approach, therefore, it is important to find out to what extent the recommended teaching curriculum is being adhered to, whether the teachers are aware of cultural awareness, whether their points of view are positive or negative towards teaching culture in foreign language classes. Whether the Iraqi teachers of English are adequately trained and qualified for the teaching of culture or cultural elements in teaching English as foreign or second language or not.

Keywords: Teachers' perceptions, cultural elements, English language classes

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015,

Pages: 1736 - 1742

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