International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Impact of a Constructed Instructional Program Based on Communicative Approach on the Eight Grade Students’ Attitudes toward Speaking English
Dr. Norma Nawaf Yousef Alzayed, Dr. Fatma Ja'far

The study aimed at investigating the effect of a constructed instructional program based on Communicative Approach on the Eight Grade students’ attitudes toward speaking English. The sample of the study consisted of sixty-four female students divided into two groups; the experimental group and the control group. A quasi experimental design was used to achieve the study objectives. A questionnaire was developed and then validity and reliability of the instrument were verified. For the data analysis, the mean scores, the standard deviations, and analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) test was used. The findings of the study appealed significant differences in favor of the experimental group, which was taught by the instructional program based on communicative approach. On the basis of the results, the study proposed a number of recommendations to those who are involved in teaching EFL.

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