A Language’s Demise Through a Curricular Evolution: A Preliminary Study
This phenomenological research aims to identify and examine the impact of curricular changes on language preservation in Lebanon, Egypt, and Morocco. This preliminary qualitative study seeks to analyze any potential patterns that may exist among the curricular changes in the Arab nations; analyze the factors that led to these changes; and assess the impact of the current curricular design on the native language of Arabic. The rationale is to understand how curricular progressivism affected the native language of the people of the aforementioned Arab nations and assess the current status of Arabic. The study thoroughly examines the roles of colonization, globalization, antiquated teaching methods, outdated curricula, negative attitudes towards the language, curricular policies, and the numerous regional dialects in corroding the Arabic language in Lebanon, Egypt, and Morocco.
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