The Use of Mother Tongue in Group Work

Abstract

This Action Research project is concerned with the use of mother tongue in EFL classrooms. It specifically seeks to decrease the use of Arabic during group work in grade three female classes in primary schools in the UAE. This was based on an assumption I had that Arabic is used; therefore the first part of this paper describes how I checked this assumption. The second part of this essay describes the action research that I conducted on the basis of my preliminary findings.

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