An-Najah National University

Odeh J. Odeh


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  • Saturday, August 30, 2008
  • Language1 in the Teaching, and Learning, of English Language and Literature
  • Published at:First National Symposium on Quality English Teaching: Encountering Challenges, 30-31 August, 2008, Birzeit University
  •             This paper revisits the pros and cons of using translation (more exactly, the mother tongue) in the teaching and learning of a foreign language and literature, and concludes the use of L1, if used properly and judiciously, is a needful, and worthy, pedagogical ally in the teaching, and learning, of English, as language and literature, across all levels from basic school through university.

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