Majed Alqahtani
 Research  process Background of the study Statement of the problem Focus of the study Literature review Methods Fi...
Alqahtani   11/21/12
 Britishhigher education system Increasing the number of students Students’ preparation Students’ academic background...
 Students’ level of English Students’ lack of knowledge Teachers, Lecturers, etc lack of  knowledge Students’ preparat...
MotivationAimsExpectedLimitation              Alqahtani   11/21/12
Therefore, the following research questions have been set for the  study: What are the language needs of the Saudi studen...
Two analytical frameworkI. Language  needsII.Cross-culture communication                     Alqahtani   11/21/12
   Richterich (1983:2): “Needs analysis is the very concept of    language needs has never been clearly defined and remai...
First, Present situation analysisA.Means analysisB.Aim of learningSecond, Target situation analysisA.NecessitiesB.LacksC.W...
Learning styleEducation system differences                     Alqahtani   11/21/12
Alqahtani   11/21/12
The present study is descriptive in itsmethods and policy-oriented in itspurpose.                           Alqahtani   11...
Mixed methods of (questionnaire, interview, and observation)Onwuegbuzie and Turner (2007:123) defined mixed methods:“mixe...
Alqahtani   11/21/12
Alqahtani   11/21/12
Alqahtani   11/21/12
 Section 1: Background and general information Section 2: Saudi students, experience in learning English  language in Sa...
These interviews were composed of three sets:o   First set was conducted with postgraduate students.o    Second set was co...
No   Students’ name   School           Level of study1    S1               Education        PhD2    S2               Manag...
No   Name   Subject of teaching                   Gender1    T1     Listening & note taking               F2    T2     Rea...
No   Name   Level of English                   Gender1    S      Upper - intermediate               F2    S      Upper – i...
 EAP   classes                  Alqahtani   11/21/12
1.   Managing the data2.   Immersing the data3.   generating categories and themes4.   Coding the data5.   Offering interp...
 Difficulties in speaking and listening Academic skills e.g. research Academic life e.g. punctuality Culture differenc...
 Research process Background of the study Statement of the problems Focus of the study Literature review Methods Fi...
Thank you    forlistening      Alqahtani   11/21/12
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  • Eap talk 2 in staff workshop 23 april2009

    1. 1. Majed Alqahtani
    2. 2.  Research process Background of the study Statement of the problem Focus of the study Literature review Methods Findings Conclusion Alqahtani 11/21/12
    3. 3. Alqahtani 11/21/12
    4. 4.  Britishhigher education system Increasing the number of students Students’ preparation Students’ academic background Students’ culture Strong and mutually relationship between KSA & UK Alqahtani 11/21/12
    5. 5.  Students’ level of English Students’ lack of knowledge Teachers, Lecturers, etc lack of knowledge Students’ preparation Alqahtani 11/21/12
    6. 6. MotivationAimsExpectedLimitation Alqahtani 11/21/12
    7. 7. Therefore, the following research questions have been set for the study: What are the language needs of the Saudi students in British postgraduate programmes? What are the critical culture challenges that Saudi Students face in the British tertiary academic context? What is the best preparation needed for Saudi students as they enter British postgraduate programmes? Alqahtani 11/21/12
    8. 8. Two analytical frameworkI. Language needsII.Cross-culture communication Alqahtani 11/21/12
    9. 9.  Richterich (1983:2): “Needs analysis is the very concept of language needs has never been clearly defined and remains at best ambiguous”. Needs analysis is what learners will be required to do with a foreign language in a target situation, and how learners might best master the target language during the period of training (West, 1994, p.1). Uzpaliene and Kavaliauskiene (2003:35) go further by describing needs analysis as a complex process which is usually followed by syllabus design, selection of course materials teaching/learning a course and evaluation. Alqahtani 11/21/12
    10. 10. First, Present situation analysisA.Means analysisB.Aim of learningSecond, Target situation analysisA.NecessitiesB.LacksC.Wants Alqahtani 11/21/12
    11. 11. Learning styleEducation system differences Alqahtani 11/21/12
    12. 12. Alqahtani 11/21/12
    13. 13. The present study is descriptive in itsmethods and policy-oriented in itspurpose. Alqahtani 11/21/12
    14. 14. Mixed methods of (questionnaire, interview, and observation)Onwuegbuzie and Turner (2007:123) defined mixed methods:“mixed methods research is the type of research in which a research or team of researchers combines elements of qualitative and quantitative research approaches (e.g. use of qualitative and quantitative view points, data collection, analysis, inference techniques) for the board purposes of the breadth and depth of understanding and corroboration". Alqahtani 11/21/12
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    18. 18.  Section 1: Background and general information Section 2: Saudi students, experience in learning English language in Saudi Arabia Section 3: Current Saudi students preparation for entering tertiary institutions in the UK. Section 4: English language difficulties in British Academic Mode. Section 5: Cultural experiences and difficulties in the British academic mode. Section 6: Students preferences in EAP class (preferences in teaching style) Section 7: Learning strategies Alqahtani 11/21/12
    19. 19. These interviews were composed of three sets:o First set was conducted with postgraduate students.o Second set was conducted with students studying in the EAS programme.o Third set was conducted with teachers teaching in the EAS programme. Alqahtani 11/21/12
    20. 20. No Students’ name School Level of study1 S1 Education PhD2 S2 Management MBA3 S3 Chemistry PhD4 S4 Education PhD5 S5 Biology PhD6 S6 Management PhD7 S7 Computer Msc8 S8 Management Msc9 S9 Health PhD10 S 10 Management Msc Alqahtani 11/21/12
    21. 21. No Name Subject of teaching Gender1 T1 Listening & note taking F2 T2 Reading & writing F3 T3 Writing M4 T4 Speaking & presentation skills F5 T5 Grammar F6 T6 British culture F7 T7 Reading F8 T8 M Alqahtani 11/21/12
    22. 22. No Name Level of English Gender1 S Upper - intermediate F2 S Upper – intermediate M3 S Upper – intermediate M4 S Upper – intermediate F5 S Upper – intermediate M6 S Upper – intermediate F7 S Upper – intermediate F Alqahtani 11/21/12
    23. 23.  EAP classes Alqahtani 11/21/12
    24. 24. 1. Managing the data2. Immersing the data3. generating categories and themes4. Coding the data5. Offering interpretation Alqahtani 11/21/12
    25. 25.  Difficulties in speaking and listening Academic skills e.g. research Academic life e.g. punctuality Culture differences e.g. supervisor Participating in the class e.g. gender and age Learning system e.g. discussion based High expectation Lack of knowledge e.g. teachers and students Alqahtani 11/21/12
    26. 26.  Research process Background of the study Statement of the problems Focus of the study Literature review Methods Findings Conclusion Alqahtani 11/21/12
    27. 27. Thank you forlistening Alqahtani 11/21/12

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