Basim M. Abubaker Faraj

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English has been considered as a medium of instruction in all Libyan medical faculties. Also, English language program was recently added to the main faculties’ subjects to help students grasping this vital language, but the question is, are these programs really sufficient and effective? This study is about the problems faced by Libyan medical students in using English in their medical study and the impact of such problems on their academic achievement. Also, it is about the effectiveness of the current English language program in medical education in Libya. In order to study these issues, a needs analysis procedure has been conducted in one of the Libyan medical faculties.

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