Language skills and their relationship to learning difficulties in English language from the students’ point of view
Keywords:English language, speaking, listening, reading, writing, learning disabilities
This study aimed to identify the relationship between learning language skills and learning difficulties in English language among students in the elementary stage in Irbid Governorate from the students’ point of view. The study used the descriptive-analytic approach. The sample of the study consisted of (300) male and female students, who teach the fourth and fifth grades, distributed as follows: (150) males and (150) females. To achieve the objectives of the study, a questionnaire was designed to identify the relationship between learning language skills and learning difficulties among students in English language. The questionnaire included the following dimensions, listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The results of the study revealed that the overall degree for the relationship between learning language skills to students’ learning difficulties In English language at the primary stage from the teachers' point of view was high in all dimensions of study. The study concluded that it is important to identify the importance of learning language skills for students with LDs and teachers should be aware of these skills and their role.
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