Sohar University holds 2nd TESOL Symposium

English language professionals and students from various institutions in the Sultanate of Oman convened at the Faculty of Language Studies, Sohar University on March 21, 2019 for the 2nd TESOL Symposium. With the theme “The Arab Learner in 21st Century TESOL”, the whole day event aimed at sharing best practices in the field of English language teaching. Dr. Ali Al Issa of Sutan Qaboos University was the symposium’s plenary speaker. He shared his insights on the development of critical thinking skills of Omani learners and the role of teachers in its development. Other researchers also shared their findings in their respective studies concerning relevant issues in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and English language teaching in general. Furthermore, workshops were also conducted by esteemed colleagues in the field of ELT, with the objective of providing innovative ideas in teaching English language to Omani learners.