Examining and Analyzing English Language Teaching in the Nursery Schools



The major aim of this study was to examine and analyze English language teaching in kindergartens. To this end, 22 kindergartens were selected in Mashhad. They were observed and teachers were interviewed. The results demonstrate that these kindergartens lack sufficient room and facilities to meet learners needs, they lack any comprehensive teaching curriculum. Teachers are not highly qualified, not much familiar with teaching children, and they do not care about cognitive, affective and social needs of the learners. Finally, some suggestions were made to improve the quality of teaching English in kindergartens.