EFL Teachers’ Perceptions of Grammar Instruction in Oman: Challenges and Recommendations
Keywords:: Grammar Instructions, Observations, Teacher Perceptions, Teaching Grammar
Teachers of English and other concerned educators try hard to make their students be fluent and accurate users of English. In order to achieve that aim, they should ensure that they have students who rarely or never make language errors. During their studying period, students must see the difficulties, challenges, and rewards of using the language correctly and accurately. They have to obtain a better understanding of how language is structured and interconnected logically. More importantly, EFL teachers and other educators should enhance the idea of how students can use correct English in their lives inside and outside classrooms. The main purpose of this study is to investigate EFL teachers’ perceptions pertaining to grammar teaching, correction of students’ grammatical mistakes and the challenges that are prevalent when teaching grammar in the Omani context. In addition, the study advocates some practical recommendations to EFL teachers, supervisors, teacher trainers, curriculum developers and assessment officers ascribed to grammar teaching.
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