An Overview of the Challenges and Solutions for English Language Teaching in Iraq-Kurdistan


  • Zanyar Ghafar National Institute of Technology, Iraq
  • Akam Azad Mohamedamin Soran University, Iraq



Iraq- Kurdistan Universities, English Language Teaching, English Programs, Problems, Solutions


To be considered fluent in a language, one must speak it quickly and understand it. Iraqi Kurdistan does not employ English as a second language in daily life. Using English to its fullest potential, it is taught and learned in various contexts. However, the Kurdish language education approach does not adequately address this problem. These issues are caused mainly by the majority of university lecturers' lack of training, the classroom environment, the materials used, and the methods often used to educate students in a theoretical rather than a practical manner. One problem connected to this is that textbooks are often not up to date with current events. If a training method that is both practical and useful is implemented, the intensity of this troublesome issue might be reduced or removed entirely from the system. This article review seeks to give a brief overview of English Language Teaching (ELT) at Iraqi Kurdistan establishments and analyze the problems and possible solutions this field is now experiencing. After providing a summary of the challenges and arguing for the validity of those issues, the researchers will provide suggestions for overcoming the difficulties mentioned throughout the study.


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How to Cite

Ghafar, Z., & Mohamedamin, A. A. . (2023). An Overview of the Challenges and Solutions for English Language Teaching in Iraq-Kurdistan. Canadian Journal of Educational and Social Studies, 3(1), 38–48.