Communicative Competence by Learners of Arabic as a Second Language (the Writing Skill as a Model)


  • Asem Bani Amer, Dr. University of Jordan, Jordan
  • Ibrahim Hasan Mohamed Al-Rababah, Dr. Center for Languages, University of Jordan, Jordan



competence, communicative, alignment, agreement, writing, public speaking


Communicative Competence is a basic concept in teaching Arabic for speakers of other languages. Both learners and instructors of Arabic who speak other languages alike have to master it so that the educational process can be successfully completed. Therefore, the study attempts to uncover how to achieve communicative competence in the writing skill among the learners of Arabic as a second language by untangling the overlapping between communicative competence and other similar concepts. After that, the elements of communicative competence will be explained as well as finding out obstacles that hinder the acquisition communicative competence by learners of Arabic as a foreign language. Finally, the study will attempt to put forward solutions that contribute to solving these problems.


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Author Biographies

Asem Bani Amer, Dr., University of Jordan, Jordan

Associate Professor of Arabic, Language Center, University of Jordan, Jordan

Ibrahim Hasan Mohamed Al-Rababah, Dr., Center for Languages, University of Jordan, Jordan


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How to Cite

Amer, A. B., & Al-Rababah, I. H. M. (2020). Communicative Competence by Learners of Arabic as a Second Language (the Writing Skill as a Model). Journal of Social Sciences (COES&Amp;RJ-JSS), 9(1), 95–111.