International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

Socio Cultural Aspects among Learners of Arabic as a Foreign Language
Sami Hamdi

One of the most significant factors in learning another language is the ability to use the appropriate choice of words and sentences in the appropriate situations. Foreign and second language learners are disappointed when they fall short of having a sufficient amount of knowledge of the sociocultural elements when learning another language. This study investigates the use of sociocultural aspects amonglearners of Arabic as a foreign language (AFL). We used a corpus of academic Arabic to find out the most common sociocultural aspects used by AFL learners. The findings showed learners’ awareness of the aspects distinctively characteristic of the host society.

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