Using ICT for Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become indispensable tool for both teachers and learners in various fields and discipline. The aspiration of many in this age is therefore aided by Internet facilities to the extent that ICT is gradually pushing aside the traditional library from educational scene. This paper is therefore an attempt to examine the effects of Computer and E-learning on the teaching and learning of Arabic in Nigeria, in order to keep up with the modernized communities in the current digital world. The paper gives an insight into the necessity of ICT in the teaching of Arabic and highlights its challenges and positive effects. This paper employs the use of questionnaire to elicit information from teachers and learners of Arabic in tertiary Institutions on the effectiveness of ICT in teaching Arabic. The paper is concluded by stressing the fact that the use of ICT will make Arabic teaching easier for teachers, more interesting to the learners and both the teachers and learners will be able to communicate and have an insight into the culture of the native speakers.



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Isiaka Adewale Lawal, Osun State College of Education Ilesa, Nigeria

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Conference: IICLLDubai2017
Stream: Innovative language teaching and learning methodologies

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