International Journal of Language and Linguistics
Volume 1, Issue 4-1, December 2013, Pages: 40-47
Published: Jun. 14, 2014
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Mozhgan Alsadat Ghaffarzadeh Hassankiadeh, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon Branch, Iran
This paper aims at describing language educational situations in Iranian schools and comparing the conditions with those ones in Iranian Language institutes. In fact the study concentrates on comparing different educational programs, text books, educational goals and etc. in schools and language institutes. The main aim of the study is to answer this question” what are the main reasons which may lead learners or their parents to trust on language institutes instead of schools to learn a foreign language, i.e. English in Iran?” The answer will assist program designers in schools in editing the design more properly and language teacher/learners to compensate the deficiencies by some substituted techniques which may reduce the failures. Totally the paper concentrates on those missing elements in Iranian language educational program in schools which may have clear effects on its failure or success. Through recognizing them, it will be possible to solve the problems or minimize the deficiencies.
Mozhgan Alsadat Ghaffarzadeh Hassankiadeh,
Schools V.S Institutes In Learning a Foreign Language: For Iranian EFL Learners, International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Special Issue: Language Teaching and Learning Key Principles (LTLKP).
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