“I Wanna Sound Like You so Why Don’t I?” Expectations Versus Reality for Egyptian Learners of English

Aliaa N. Hamad


We all come with our preconceived notions. The expectations of 180 Egyptian learners of EFL at a private institution in Egypt revealed that the majority of learners expect to sound like native speakers by the end of the 3-month course and teachers to do all the work and provide them with a textbook. This could be attributed to the learners’ previous experience with language learning. Still, teachers need to be able to anticipate and fulfill their needs.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22158/eltls.v5n1p96


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