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This study aimed to uncover the effect of the Touchstones method in teaching Arabic language for developing verbal communication skills (listening and speaking) among first intermediate grade female students. I follow the quasi-experimental approach using a pre-post design for two equal groups. The study sample consisted of (50) female students who were selected from one of the intermediate schools for girls in the city of Najran, Saudi Arabia, and distributed into two groups, namely: a control group that was not subjected to treatment and an experimental group that was taught by Touchstones in teaching Arabic. Two tests were applied to measure the skills of listening and speaking before and after. The results showed statistically significant differences in the skills of listening and speaking on the telemetry in favor of the experimental group. The study recommended the necessity for the Arabic Language Curriculum Authoring Committee at the Ministry of Education to activate the strategies based on the Touchstones method in building educational curricula in the subject of Arabic language for the intermediate stage.
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