Volume 11, Issue 1
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This study explores the type of linguistic difficulties that Saudi students encounter in Introductory Algebra courses at college level and how an integrated pedagogical approach, such as Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), might impact students’ learning of both algebra and the language needed to learn it. A mixed-method design was implemented for 12 weeks to collect and analyze data in three phases. The study sample comprised of a study group of 28 students from an Introductory Algebra class. Findings identified and classified the types of difficulties that the students encountered and suggested a CLIL instructional model to overcome or minimize them.


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