Scaffolding Strategy and Customized Instruction Efficiency in Teaching English as a Foreign Language in the Context of Saudi Arabia

Elsadig Ali Elsadig Elandeef, Ayman Hamad Elneil Hamdan


This study investigates how to teach English in optimal way using scaffolding, consideration of the learners’ needs and preference in the context of Saudi Arabia. The study entails the role of scaffolding strategy, personification, differentiation, individualization and customization in maximizing teaching English’s quality and facilitation of learning process. The study is based on descriptive approach and the researchers use a questionnaire as an instrument of data collection. The findings of the study have revealed that using scaffolding and implementing customized instructions in teaching English in Saudi Arabia context maximizes teaching’s quality, grasp learners’ awareness and interactivity. The study recommends that customized instruction and customized syllabus should be implemented in English class in Saudi Arabia,

Keywords: customization, differentiation, personification, individualization, scaffolding, efficiency

DOI: 10.7176/JLLL/77-05

Publication date:March 31st 2021

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