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Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Volume8 number 3 September  2017  Pp. 1-2



Article Titles & authors


Team of this issue




English As a Medium of Instruction and the Endangerment of Arabic literacy: The Case of the United Arab Emirates

Ahmad Al-Issa


Non-Verbal Predicate in English: Evidence from Iraqi Nominal entences
Saif Abdulwahed Jawad Alabaeeji



Exophoric and Endophoric Awareness
Mohammad Awwad


Presupposition: A Semantic or Pragmatic Phenomenon?
Mostafa OUALIF

46 -59

Attachment Theory in Relation to Literacy/Reading Acquisition for Immigrants, Refugees, and the Disenfranchised
Bernadette Hall-Cuarón

60 -75

The Resurfacing of Arabic Qaf [q] in the Speech of Young Ammani Females: A Sociolinguistic Study
Rose Fowler Al-Hawamdeh & Jihad M. Hamdan


76 -89


Spoken Language Teaching: What Do Teachers Believe in?

Salmiza bt Abdul Rahim , Hamidah bt Yamat & Parilah bt Mohd Shah

90 - 105


Students’ Attitudes towards Cambridge Unlock Workbook: English

Andira A. Abdallah

Intermediate I Level at Birzeit University & Nariman M. Morrar


Vocabulary Teaching and Learning Principles in Classroom Practices

Nur Salina Ismail , Safawati Basirah Zaid , Misrah Hamisah Mohamed & Nurazan Mohd Rouyan


Problems of Pre-service Teachers during the Practicum: An Analysis of Written Reflections and Mentor Feedback

Rachid Moussaid & Badia Zerhouni

135 -153  

Strategies and Predictors of EFL Listening Comprehension
Abdelfattah Dimassi

154 -171

Effects of Formative Assessment on Algerian Secondary School Pupils’ Text Comprehension



Teachers’ Perspectives of the use of CLT in ELT Classrooms: A Case of Soran District of Northern Iraq

Serwan Husein Taha SHERWANI & Mehmet KILIÇ




Jordanian Female Ninth-Grade Students' Attitudes towards Using Questioning Strategies in Critical Reading

Maysa'a Issa Alshabatat

207 -221

The Complexity of Textual Borrowing in Learning English As a Foreign Language

Djoko Sutopo

222- 233

The Use and Evaluation of Vocabulary Learning Strategies among Sudanese EFL       Learners
Fatima Salaheldeen Ahmed Hamza , Mohamad Subakir Mohd Yasin & Ashinida Aladdin

234 -250  

Examining Text Coherence in Graduate Students of English Argumentative Writing: Case Study

Sri Wuli Fitriati & Fadhila Yonata




The Effect of L2 Exposure Environment on Nnests’ Teaching Skills and Beliefs about EFL Learning Beyond the Class

Susilo Susilo , Bibit Suhatmady , Dyah Sunggingwati , Hany Farisa & Syaripa Nurul Ilmi


The Effectiveness of Using Films in the EFL Classroom: A Case Study Conducted at an International University in Thailand

Rusma Kalra  

289 -301

A Meta-synthesis of Qualitative Research about Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL)
in Foreign Language Teaching


302 -318


Arabic-English Parallel Corpus: A New Resource for Translation Training and Language Teaching

Hind M. Alotaibi

319 –337


Towards a Zero Tolerance on Gender Bias in the Moroccan EFL Textbooks: Innovation or Deterioration
Mechouat Karima

338- 355

An Experimental Study of the Effect of Student Teams Achievement Divisions (STAD) on Vocabulary Learning of EFL Adult Learners
Muhammad Ishtiaq , Zuraina Ali & Muhammad Salem


English for Specific Purposes: A Study Investigating the Mismatch between the “Cutting Edge” Course Book and the Needs of Prince Sultan Air Base Students
Abdulrahman M. Alshabeb , Fhaid H. Alsubaie & Abdulaziz Z. Albasheer

376-   391

The Phonotactic Adaptation of English Loanwords in Arabic
Anwar A. H. Al-Athwary


Learning English (and Arabic) in Malaysian Islamic Schools: Language Use and the Construction of Identities

Airil Haimi Mohd Adnan

407 -420

Reading Comprehension Difficulties among EFL Learners: The Case of First and Second Year Students at Yarmouk University in Jordan
Qarqez, Mohammed & Radzuwan Ab Rashid


A Developmental Paradigm for English Language Instruction at Preparatory Year Programs

Saleh Al-Shehri


Teaching English as an International/Lingua Franca or Mainstream Standard Language? Unheard Voices from the Classroom
Awad Alhassan