Different Accents Of Non Native English Teachers

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Saudi Universities assigned English language teachers from different parts of the world to teach English courses for their students. Most of those teachers come from: Egypt, India, Tunis, Sudan and South Africa and other parts of the worlds. Those different non-native English teachers speak English with some kind of accent. The aim of this research is to investigate the attitudes of Saudi Universities’ students towards the accent of non-native English teachers who teach them. Another aim of this research is to explore whether the different accents of non-native English teachers affect the comprehension of the students in the class. Research Questions and Hypothesis: The main focus of this study is to answer the following questions: 1-What is the attitude of Saudi University students towards the accent of non-native English language teachers? 2-Do males and females differ in their attitudes towards the accent of non-native English language teachers? 3-Does different accent of non-native English teachers affect the students’ comprehension? 4-Which accent of the non-native English teacher is easy to understand for the students and which on of them is hard to understand? Why? This study is based on the following hypothesis: 1- Saudi students have different attitudes towards different accents of non-native English language teachers. 2- Male and female have different attitudes toward non-native English language teachers. 3- Some of the accents of non-native English language

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