Investigating second language English teachers’ reading instruction and their attitudes towards teaching English reading in a fifth and seventh grade Libyan setting.

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination


This study examines the attitudes and practices in the teaching of reading
English within the specific context of Libya. Research on the teaching of English
reading in Libya is limited. This study therefore fills a gap in the literature and
enhances our understanding of the role of teachers’ attitudes in promoting reading in
English. The aims were: (1) to investigate the time allocated to teach reading in an English Lesson, (2) to find out whether these teachers differed in their reading practices according to their grade groups, (3) to explore teachers’ attitudes towards their teaching of reading, (4) to explore teachers’ attitudes towards the reading strategies they encourage, (5) to explore teachers’ thoughts towards the techniques for teaching they use, (6) to find out if these teachers differed in their attitudes, reading strategies and techniques of reading.
PeriodDec 2017 → …
ExamineeGenan Elashhab
Examination held at
  • University of York