Arwa AL Thobati

Postgraduate Research Student


The Spread of English in Saudi Arabia: A Study of Taif University Students' Attitudes and Language Use



This research uses a mixed method design to investigate the participants' attitudes to and use of standard Arabic, colloquial Arabic and English in Saudi Arabia, and to gain better understanding of the factors shaping them. It will also focus on how the participants perceive the impact of the spread of English in Saudi and the future vitality of Arabic.