The Perspective of Foreign Language Teaching in Albania

Rajmonda Këçira

Abstract


This article looks at the changing mode of modern language teaching in Albania from the perspective of policy makers with a focus on English. It provides a historical background of foreign language teaching in Albania. It also states the current state of modern language teaching in view of the European Frame of languages. Besides, it gives the perspective of foreign language teaching to meet the ever increasing expectation of the Albanian society, highlighting the case of modern language teaching in the Foreign Language Faculty at the University Luigj Gurakuqi in Shkodra, Albania. The adoption of English language teaching at all educational levels, the inclusion of the internationally recognized English tests in the curriculum of the higher education as a prerequisite for MA and doctoral studies point to the significance of teaching and learning English in Albania.

Keywords: diploma recognition, foreign language teaching, language policy, language standard.

 


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/(aj).v2i2.1357

DOI (PDF): http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/(aj).v2i2.1357.g1885

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