مجلة إشكالات في اللغة و الأدب
Volume 8, Numéro 4, Pages 573-592

Exploring English In Education Policy In Algeria: Obstacles To Its Promotion

Authors : Kouicem Khadidja .

Abstract

French in Algeria still dominates many aspects of the educational system, though English today dominates the globalized pedagogy. The aim of the current paper is to give an overview about the language policy in Algeria especially the English language; as well as to investigate deeply the teachers’ standpoints regarding the obstacles that hinder the promotion of English in Algeria. Based on the teachers’ responses of the questionnaire, the obstacles that limit the scope of English in Algeria are historical, political, pedagogical, economic, and sociocultural.

Keywords

Sociolinguistic profile of Algeria ; policy of teaching English in Algeria ; obstacles of promoting English ; Teachers’ beliefs.