Nov. 15, 2011 to Nov. 17, 2011
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/IALP.2011.18
This paper presents an pilot study that applies eye tracking technology to analyze the effect of Arabic language on reading English for Arab EFL learners. The outcome of this study reveals a strong relationship between the way Arabic is read and the reading of English text for EFL students.
Arabic Reading, English Reading, EFL, Eye Tracking, Reading Time, Orthography
Kholod S. Al-Khalifah, Hend S. Al-Khalifa, "The Effect of Arabic Language on Reading English for Arab EFL Learners: An Eye Tracking Study", IALP, 2011, Asian Language Processing, International Conference on, Asian Language Processing, International Conference on 2011, pp. 287-290, doi:10.1109/IALP.2011.18