The Difficulties that Teachers Face When Implementing Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) in Secondary Schools in Iraq


  • Nawal Hussein Lafta College of Arts/University of Thi-Qar



التدريس باستخدام اللغة التواصلية , الانكليزية كلغة اجنبية , علم اللغة التطبيقي


The main objective of this study is to analyse the difficulties that teachers face when adopting communicative language approach and examining the methodologies they use when teaching English as a Second Language in secondary schools in Iraq. Throughout this analysis, we will be able to enhance students’ ability to study the English language correctly and without fear or hesitation. The research was carried out in secondary schools located in Thi-Qar city in the south of Iraq, with a sample comprising 20 male and 10 female teachers. Moreover, a questionnaire with fifteen items was implemented to identify the difficulties faced from the perspective of English teachers. Thirteen teachers confirmed the assertion that the difficulties presented in the questionnaire played an important role in lack of teaching.


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How to Cite

Hussein Lafta, N. . (2021). The Difficulties that Teachers Face When Implementing Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) in Secondary Schools in Iraq. Journal of Education College Wasit University, 1(43), 577-588.