Theories that explain difficulties in acquiring aforeign language and what can be done to facilitate English as a ForeignLanguage Acquisition (EFL).
1.Understand learningdisabilities associated with difficulties acquiring English as a ForeignLanguage.
2.Explain EFL difficulties inthe light of aptitude theory.
3.Distinguish between writingsystems as being an aggravating factor for dyslexics.
4.Apply the Linguistic CodingDifferences Hypothesis to individuals studying within the Israeli context.
5.Explain vocabularyacquisition challenges using working memory theory.
6.Analyze EFL difficultiesusing affective theories.
7.Identify principles at thebasis of effective intervention studies.
8.Compile a personal teachingtool kit including principles and tools.