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Cameron, Andrew; Galloway, Nicola – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
With the globalization of the English language, Global Englishes (GE) is a growing research paradigm with numerous pedagogical implications for those learning and teaching English. The study reported here provides insights on pre- and in-service Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) practitioners' perceptions of Global Englishes…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Native Speakers
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Nguyen, Mai Xuan Nhat Chi – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
This research investigates non-native English teachers' engagement with the native speaker model, i.e. whether they agree/disagree with measuring English teaching and learning performance against native speaker standards. More importantly, it aims to unearth the impact of teacher education on teachers' attitudes and beliefs about…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Native Speakers
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Ashtarian, Soroor; Weisi, Hiwa – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2016
Investigating supervision comments, as a form of interaction between the teacher and the learner, is an area of research that has received little attention so far in spite of being crucial in creating an atmosphere of friendship and confidence-building. Previous research in this area has emphasized the role of affect in supervision comments in…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Comparative Analysis
Hurd, Stella; Xiao, Junhong – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2010
Foreign language anxiety (FLA) has been the focus of many studies into affect in classroom settings. However, the growing numbers of distance language learners worldwide in recent years calls for greater attention to be paid to this increasingly important constituency of language learners. Following on from Hurd's investigation into FLA with…
Descriptors: Open Universities, Distance Education, Second Languages, Second Language Learning
Gu, Qing – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2005
This paper examines the effects of intercultural experience on teacher professionalism. The main methods for data collection consist of semi-structured interviews and survey questionnaires. Analysis of participants' experiences of Department for International Development's (DFID) English language teaching projects shows that intercultural…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Professional Development, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods
Kennedy, Judith – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research in Southeast Asia, 1991
The possible relationship between a teacher's or individual's position on the Transmission-Interpretation dimension, locus of control, and culture was examined. A pilot study with Malaysian and United Kingdom undergraduates suggests that promoting particular methodologies may be inappropriate and ineffective. Sample questionnaire items are…
Descriptors: College Students, Cultural Differences, English, Foreign Countries