Students’ Attitude Towards Arabic Language Varieties: The Case of the Fuṣḥā Arabic

Alhassan Abdur-Rahim Husein
  • Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, May 2017, De Gruyter
  • DOI: 10.1515/ptse-2017-0009

Attitudes towards Modern Standard Arabic in Arab Egypt.

What is it about?

The article basically looks at how university students perceive the Modern Standard Arabic variety vis-a-vis the other variety that is used in their daily activities. It is a fact that the diglossic situation in Arab countries has some undesirable aspects in student's academic pursuit and this article examined some of those aspects.

Why is it important?

The article may help language planners in the formulation of policies that affect learners in general.


Alhassan Abdur-Rahim Husein (Author)
University of Ghana, Legon

Publishing this article was a pleasure and I hope it may be of use to those who are engaged in language and attitudinal studies.

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