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Ireland and Saudi Arabia: Saudi language school plan sparks ‘ghetto’ row

Rock that shit homies. A plan to house 750 Saudi students on a live-in English language school outside Dublin has raised concerns in government departments, notes the Irish Independent. Government sources have expressed concern that it conflicts with integration policy … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia: Arab News sponsors 4 girls for English course

This wouldn’t exactly be newsworthy in most cases but given that it’s taking place in the Hell on Earth known commonly as Saudi Arabia I guess it’s worth mentioning. The Arab News is to sponsor* four of 15 women students … Continue reading

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Teaching English in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: The need for native-speaking English teachers is strong in the Kingdom. Osman Mamoor, a 33-year-old English teacher from New York at The Wall Street Institute School of English, noted he has seen certain differences as well as similarities … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia: From “Must I learn English?” to “I must learn English!”

Saudi Arabia: English, the most influential language of the world with an estimated 500 million to 1.8 billion speakers, is the third most spoken language, notes the Saudi Gazette. Despite being among the most widely spoken and understood languages, English … Continue reading

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NSHR to investigate plight of English diploma students in Saudi Arabia

A group of Saudi students who won a court ruling in December 2006 against Imam Muhammad ibn Saud University for falsely claiming accredited English-language courses have yet to see one halala of their court settlement. Now the group of 110 … Continue reading

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