Attitudes of Arab Students at the University of Arkansas in the USA towards the English Language and its Native Speakers in the Light of the Events of September 11,2001
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This study aimed at investigating the Arab students' attitudes towards their study at the University of Arkansas/Fayetteville in the USA. It also aimed at investigating their attitudes towards the English language and their faculty members, their relations with the Americans, and their expectations before and after September 11. The study also aimed at investigating whether the Arab students prefer to go back home after they finish their study or to continue living and working in the USA if they are given the opportunity. For the purpose of this study, a questionnaire was developed. All its items were based on a 5-point "Likert-type" scale. Validity and rlability of the questionnaire was calculated. The sample of the study is consisted of (71) studants studying at the university.