Developing Languages to Face Challenges of Globalization and Clash of Civilizations: Arabic Language as an Example

Ghassan I. Alfataftah, Amani G. Jarrar

Abstract


This study aimed at questioning the ability of Arabic language to assimilate the different cultures facing the cultural challenges due to globalization and clash of civilizations. The study examined the ability of Arabic language to cope with global developments and cultural changes. The researchers adopted the historical, inductive and deductive methodologies. The study concluded that Arabic language curricula should be directed towards focusing on communication functions in order to promote Arabic language to be capable of dealing with contemporary and practical cultural and developmental problems.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/jel.v7n4p247

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Journal of Education and Learning   ISSN 1927-5250 (Print)   ISSN 1927-5269 (Online)

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