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Talking the talk of the TESOL classroom

Steve Walsh.

in ELT Journal

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3788 words.

This paper considers ways in which a detailed understanding of classroom discourse can be achieved through the use of reflective practices and professional dialogue. For the teacher,...

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L1 to teach L2: complexities and contradictions

Fiona Copland and Georgios Neokleous.

in ELT Journal

July 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3610 words.

This article uncovers the complexities and contradictions inherent in making decisions about L1 use in the English language classroom. Through an analysis of data from classrooms in a...

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Intercultural communication in English language teacher education

Seran Dogancay-Aktuna.

in ELT Journal

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

As a result of their sociocultural backgrounds and previous educational experiences, both language learners and teachers bring to the classroom certain norms and expectations concerning...

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A class‐centred approach to language teaching

Rose M. Senior.

in ELT Journal

October 2002; p ublished online October 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

This article provides a framework for understanding the principles that underlie the classroom decision‐making of experienced language teachers. It is based on a study that examined social...

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Case studies in L2 teacher education

Melinda Reichelt.

in ELT Journal

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

Recently the literature on ESL teacher education has focused on the importance of providing prospective teachers with opportunities to develop abilities in the areas of reflection,...

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Teachers’ ways of knowing

Margit Szesztay.

in ELT Journal

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

Teachers’ ways of knowing tend to be understood through academic ways of thinking and writing. This article sets out to take a closer look at the way seven school teachers understand and...

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Directions and indirect action: learner adaptation of a classroom task

Lesley Gourlay.

in ELT Journal

July 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

The extent to which learners conform to the structure, aims and linguistic demands of a task is often seen as the responsibility of the materials writer and/or teacher. Given a logical...

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Exploiting transcriptions of identical subject content lessons

Gary James Harfitt.

in ELT Journal

April 2008; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3866 words.

This article describes a strategy employed on a teacher training course in Hong Kong involving the use of lesson transcriptions. Transcriptions from two course participants' English lessons...

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A critical review of the IELTS writing test

Hacer Hande Uysal.

in ELT Journal

July 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3109 words.

Administered at local centres in 120 countries throughout the world, IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is one of the most widely used large-scale ESL tests that also...

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Implementing education reform: EFL teachers’ perspectives

Lakhana Prapaisit de Segovia and Debra M. Hardison.

in ELT Journal

April 2009; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3986 words.

The National Education Act of 1999 in Thailand mandated a transition from teacher- to learner-centred instruction for all subjects including English. This shift was associated with the...

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Challenges for ELT from the expansion in teaching children

Lynne Cameron.

in ELT Journal

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

This paper argues that the continuing expansion of teaching English to young learners (TEYL) brings challenges to the wider ELT field. It discusses why starting younger may not bring...

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Incorporating task-based learning in an extensive reading programme

I-Chen Chen.

in ELT Journal

November 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Acquisition. 4318 words.

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This article reports on an EFL reading programme that integrated extensive reading with task-based learning to promote L2 learners’ language...

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L1 differences and L2 similarities: teaching verb tenses in English

Laura Collins.

in ELT Journal

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3412 words.

In making decisions regarding the focus for grammar teaching, ESL instructors may take into consideration errors that appear to result from the influence of their students' first...

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Reducing student reticence through teacher interaction strategy

Winnie Lee and Sarah Ng.

in ELT Journal

July 2010; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3989 words.

Reticence is a common problem faced by ESL/EFL teachers in classrooms, especially in those with mainly Asian students. The willingness to communicate model of MacIntyre, Clement, Dörnyei,...

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What do learners really want from their EFL course?

Alun Davies.

in ELT Journal

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 3721 words.

The literature suggests that teachers may rely more often on intuition when making course planning decisions than on informed assessment of learners' needs (Barkhuizen 1998; Spratt 1999)....

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