Challenges Facing EFL Teachers in Mixed Ability Classes and Strategies Used to Overcome Them

Fatma Al-Shammakhi, Salma Al-Humaidi
2015 World Journal of English Language  
This study aimed at investigating the challenges faced by EFL teachers in grade five mixed-ability classes. It also aimed at investigating the strategies that teachers use in order to alleviate and overcome those challenges. There were 170 participants in this study. The participants answered a questionnaire to elicit the common challenges they faced and the strategies they followed. The results showed that EFL teachers in Oman face different challenges in mixed-ability classes and they apply
more » ... mited strategies to overcome them. Some recommendations for EFL teachers and policy makers are provided in addition to recommendations for further studies.
doi:10.5430/wjel.v5n3p33 fatcat:ec75jirsdrhcforbo7pwadvlcm