Algeria is the second-largest country in Africa, with over four-fifths of its territory covered by the Sahara desert. The country has a population of 35 million people mainly located near the northern coast. Algeria is a multi-party, constitutional republic. Facilities for travelers are available in populated areas but sometimes limited in quality and quantity.
Students as victims of a national language malaise
Is the inability of Algeria to decide on a dominant language impeding the ... newly independent country began by reducing the presence of European and mainly French teachers and replacing them with teachers from Egypt, Iraq Tunisia and Syria.
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:00:00 GMT
After horrors of Syria and Yemen, ESL Newcomer teens try to find peace in Louisville
The two teenagers attend ESL Newcomer Academy in Louisville, which focuses on providing a welcoming and respectful environment for English language learners. The teens? hurried escapes ? through Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar, Algeria ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:45:00 GMT
Algeria\'s identity debate over adopting French teaching
A debate in Algeria about plans to switch to teaching science in the French language is raising ... There have been other calls that English should be adopted as a more widely used international language of science. The controversy over language has ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:31:49 GMT
Algeria: British Council - English Teaching Center to Open to Wide Audience in May, Announces Hammond
Algiers ? British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Philip Hammond announced Thursday in Algiers the English language teaching center affiliated to the British Council will open to wider audience in May. Speaking in a joint press ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 20 Feb 2015 02:16:30 GMT
Consider Technological Developments When Studying Arabic
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 18 (Bernama) -- Teaching and learning of the Arabic language should ... was much guided by terms borrowed from the English language. "We can see that more and more people prefer to speak in the English language compared to Arabic and ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Dec 2017 05:10:00 GMT
Where Zimbabwe Went Wrong
The United Nations discovered this when it high-handedly expelled the Belgian teachers who had stayed on in the Congo ... Idi Amin, not to mention Algeria and the Congo ? we could not possibly grant independence to any similarly situated colony after ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Dec 2017 08:20:00 GMT
Algeria Bids French Adieu
Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has ordered this former French colony's schools to begin teaching English instead of French as the main ... mainly affects university students. Arabic is Algeria's official language. But French is still widely spoken by ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 25 Sep 1996 18:00:00 GMT
Margareta Pagano: David Cameron\'s Algeria courtship reveals African gem gleaming with opportunity
Nearly 2,000 years ago when Rome ruled the Western world, Britain was run by a Berber governor, one Quintus Lollius Urbicus, who came from Tiddis in Numidia, known today as Constantine in Algeria ... vocational training (teaching English to much higher ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:17:38 GMT
Sinking in the Polls
After recent terrorist attacks in Algeria, protesters shouted ... America's public diplomacy programs are engaging young people constructively, through English-language teaching, educational exchanges, music and sports diplomacy. This summer, we partnered ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 16 Sep 2007 17:00:00 GMT