Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Volume 11. Number1 March 2020                                               Pp.212 -230

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Difficulties Encountering Multileveled Classes Teachers’ in Teaching Reading
(A case study of Cambridge Training Centers and British Educational Institutes
in Khartoum State, Sudan)


  Osama Yousif Ibrahim Abualzain
English Language Department
Faculty of Science and Arts , Amandaq
Albaha University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia



The study aims at investigating the difficulties encountered by English centers teachers of multileveled classes in teaching reading comprehension, and suggests some suitable strategies that can alleviate the problems. To run the study, thirty-four language center teachers’ from Khartoum State are the sample of the study. A questionnaire, supported by classroom observation, was the collecting data tool. The quantitative method matches this type of research. The findings of the study reveal that the difficulties encountered by multileveled classes teachers’ attributed to the students’ limited vocabulary, poor background knowledge, annoying reading materials, lack of teachers’ training, and adverse selection of suitable strategies. The findings of this study are of high value for syllables designers as well as multileveled classes’teachers. Teachers have to adopt adequate strategies, choosing attractive reading materials, and they should be equipped with the required training.
Keywords:  Center teachers, EFL students, multileveled classes, reading comprehension, reading difficulties 

Cite as: Abualzain, O. Y. I.  (2020). Difficulties Encountering Multileveled Classes Teachers’ in Teaching Reading Comprehension (A case study of Cambridge Training Centers and British Educational Institutes in Khartoum State, Sudan). Arab World English Journal, 11 (1) 212 -230.


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Osama Abualzain, Doctor of English Language (Applied Linguistics), Assistant Professor of
Department of English Language and Literature at Faculty of Science and Arts -Almandaq,
University of Albaha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. His main areas of interest include Language
Assessment, Applied Linguistics and Sociolinguistics.