Native and Non-native English Speaking Teachers’ Teaching Styles and Their Effect on Their EFL Saudi Students’ Achievement and Enjoyment of Learning English at Taif University

  •  Nasrah Ismaiel    


The present research is going to assess the discrepancies between native and non-native instructors working at Taif University. The subjects have been 609 Saudi men and women EFL learners presenting themselves in a great English language plan at the preparatory year Science, Humanities and Health at Taif University. Moreover, 51 teachers (20) males and (31) females who are teaching staff members of the Taif University English Language Centre (TUELC) participated during the research. The research followed a descriptive analytical method. The Conti (1990) Principles of Adult Learning Scales (PALS) was used. Learning English Enjoyment questionnaire (LEEQ) that was developed by the researcher was used, too. Primary areas of investigation were teaching styles, students’ achievement and students’ enjoyment of learning English. Collectively, results provide some strong evidence that show a positive connection between native English speaking teachers’ styles and the students’ achievement and enjoyment. The effect of instruction experience, like the periods of instructing was considered in the present research. In addition, native and nonnative instructors who speak English are regarded also various in such domains as instruction strategies in the classes, levels of teaching tactical effectiveness.

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