Strength for Today and Bright Hope for Tomorrow

Volume 10 : 5 May 2010
ISSN 1930-2940

Managing Editor: M. S. Thirumalai, Ph.D.
Editors: B. Mallikarjun, Ph.D.
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         Jennifer Marie Bayer, Ph.D.
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When a School Becomes a Pool -
What Can We Do to Make Language Learning Interesting to
Yemeni Students

Abdulghani M. A. Al-Shuaibi, Ph.D.

Situation in Yemeni Schools - Focus of This Study

The title of the present essay is picked out carefully to denote the whole concept of this essay. I attempt to review the educational situation of our pupils in Yemen in three stages. The salient aim is to present some suggestions for the improvement of the educational process in Yemeni schools. As a Yemeni teacher in the field, my objectives are constructed based on my own experience of teaching as well as the experience of some of my colleagues. I will describe some points to be followed and applied for the betterment of the educational situation.

The Teacher

It is important to commence by going back to the source which is deemed to be the teacher. The teacher is considered almost the main axis for the students to learn effectively. He/she is the one who makes students interested in learning or in neglecting a certain subject taught to them. Whenever I had conversations with some of my students I realized that there is truth in the above observation. Continuous interaction with them proved this point again and again.

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Interference of Mappila Dialect in the Standard Malayalam Language - with special reference to the writing performance of Primary School Children | Effect of Environmental Education to School Children Through Animation Based Educational Video | Women as Victors of the Social Milieu in Amy Tan's China | A Comparative Study of the Language Learning Strategies Used by the Students of Formal and Non-Formal Systems of Education in Pakistan | New Vistas in Comparative Studies | Comparative Analysis of MA English Results under Annual and Semester system: Quality Assurance in Pakistan | A Virtual Learning Environment in an ESL Classroom in a Technical University in India | When a School Becomes a Pool - What Can We Do to Make Language Learning Interesting to Yemeni Students | Does Number Affect English Pronunciation? | Shashi Tharoor: Transmuting Historical and Mythical Material into Literary Ideas | The Impact of Working Memory on Text Composition in Hearing Impaired Adults | A Study of the ELT Teachers' Perception of Teaching Language through Literature at the Higher Secondary School and Degree Levels in Pakistani Milieu | Some Aspects of Teaching-Learning English as a Second Language | Challenges Encountered by Teachers in Rural Areas and Strategies to Triumph Over | Variation of Voice Onset Time (VOT) in Kannada Language | A Comparative Study on the Efficacy of Two Different Clinical Language Intervention Procedures | Dilemma of Usage and Transmission - A Sociolinguistic Investigation of Dhundi-Pahari in Pakistan | Teaching Beyond the Regular Curriculum | Claustrophobia in Anita Desai's Cry, The Peacock - "From Defeat to Disaster" | Code Mixing and Code Switching in Tamil Proverbs | A Phonetic and Phonological Study of the Consonants of English and Arabic | HOME PAGE of May 2010 Issue | HOME PAGE | CONTACT EDITOR

Abdulghani M. A. Al-Shuaibi, Ph.D.
School of Languages, Literacies and Translation (SoLLaT)
University Sains Malaysia

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