Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Volume 7 Number 4 December 2016




Article Titles & authors


Team of this issue




Negotiating Academic Identity on a North-American Branch Campus

Krystyna U. Golkowska

3 – 12

Teaching Collocations in EFL Classroom
Nasrin S. Altuwairesh


 Teaching and Assessing 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills in Morocco: A Case Study

Ahmed Chouari  & Mohssine Nachit

21 –41

 The Effect of Reflection-Supported Process-Based Writing Teaching on Iraqi EFL Students’ Writing Performance and Attitude

Salam Hamid Abbas


 Evaluation of Methodology: Qualitative Studies about Mobile Technology Implementation in Education

Tsoghik Grigoryan


The Ideology of American English as Standard English in Taiwan

Jackie Chang

80 – 96

 Choice of Phonetic Variables, /k/ and [č], in Al-Jaroushia Speech Community, Palestine: A Socio-phonological Perspective

Abdul-Rahman Qadan & Ekrema Shehab

97-  116

The Strategies of Indonesian Junior High School Students in Learning Listening Skill

Alfan Zuhairi & Ika Hidayanti

117 – 124

Challenges to Teaching English Literature at the University of Hail: Instructors’ Perspective

Elham T. Hussein  & Aida H. Al-Emami


The Impact of Metacognitive Strategy Training on Comprehension Monitoring among Moroccan EFL University Learners

Mohammed Msaddek

139-  154

Ontological Metaphor in Economic News Reports: A Pragmatic Approach

Fareed Hameed Al-Hindawi & Wafaa S. Al-Saate


Identifying the Uncanny Phenomena in Educational Practice

Roberto Ollivier-Garza

175- 186

Translating Idiomatic Expressions from English into Arabic: Difficulties and Strategies

Holi Ibrahim Holi Ali &   Sultan Mohammed Sayyiyed Al- Rushaidi


Acquisition of Modern Standard Arabic by Speakers of Different Arabic Colloquial Varieties: Resumption in Object Relative Clauses

Sami Alresaini

202 – 224

The  X-Factor Profile Characteristics of English Language Teachers in Non-Native Settin

Zarina Othman, Shahizan Shaharuddin & Azizah Ya’acob

225 – 237

The Effect of Study Habits on English Language Achievement

Sabah Salman Sabbah


Small but Multi-functional: Response Tokens in Content Language Integrated Learning Interaction

Sabria Salama Jawhar

258 – 276

An investigation of Semantic Interlingual Errors in the Writing of Libyan English as Foreign Language Learners

Abdalmonem S.  Rajab, Saadiyah Darus &Ashinida Aladdin

277- 296

Long Term Effect of Phonetic Instruction on the Production of /p/ by EFL Arab Learners: an Exploratory Study

Ghazi Algethami

297 -304


Students’ Perception on Training in Writing Research Article for Publication
Rusma Noortyani
305 – 316

The Efficacy of Using Language Experience Approach in Teaching Reading Fluency to Indonesian EFL Students


317- 328

Saudi EFL Students’ Attitudes towards Communicating in English while Immersed in Virtual Platforms

Shafi S. Alqahtani


From Scientific English to English for Science: Determining the Perspectives and Crossing the Limits


350 – 364

EFL_ Indonesian Students’ Attitude toward Writing in English

Lestari Setyowati & Sony Sukmawan

365- 378
Are Saudi Girls Motivated to Learn English?

Salwa Al harthi

The Religious Crisis and the Spiritual Journey in T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land

Leila Bellour

422- 438
 Operationalization of Competency-Based Approach: From Competency-Based Education to Integration Pedagogy




Multimodal Writing: The Case of Graffiti

Nouf Fahad Alshreif

Jordanians Families Home Literacy Practices and Their Associated Functions in Malaysia

Mustafa T.R. Aloqaili,  Radha M.K. Nambiar &  Hafizah Latif


 Attitudes towards Arabic Romanization and Student’s Major: Evidence from the University of Jordan

Hady Hamdan


Interculturality in ESP Classrooms: A Contributing Strategy to Meet the Job-Market Expectations



Book Review: Writing Business Letters across Languages: A Guide to Writing Clear and Concise Business Letters for Translation Purposes
Author: Said M. Shiyab & Sonia Halimi
Reviewer: Dr. Nadia Idri



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