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Faez, Farahnaz; Karas, Michael – TESL-EJ, 2019
This article presents a case study that examined the perceptions of non-native English-speaking teachers (NNESTs) in relation to their experiences in a one-year study abroad TESOL program in Canada and its potential for enhancing their language proficiency. Sixty-nine novice teachers, originally from China, placed in four different cohorts,…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Que, Hua; Li, Xuemei – TESL-EJ, 2015
This study looks into the changing voice of Chinese Post-80s' students in English academic writing. Data were collected qualitatively through interviews with four Chinese Post-80s overseas graduate students and through an examination of their English essays with a focus on discursive features. Findings indicate that Chinese Post-80s' voice is…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Parks, Susan – TESL-EJ, 2015
This study draws from a cultural-historical perspective to explore the experiences of two pre-­service ESL teachers in terms of their efforts to maximize the use of the target language during a school practicum. Both student teachers were fluent in English, had received training in maximizing target language use during their university studies,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Usage
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Fleming, Douglas; René, Carène Pierre; Bangou, Francis; Sarwar, Gul Shahzad – TESL-EJ, 2015
This article explores the links between English as a second language (ESL) instruction and literacy instruction through an examination of viewpoints from eight teachers in two Canadian provinces. Four of these teachers worked in government--funded adult ESL and literacy education programs for a large urban school district in the province of…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teacher Attitudes
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Myles, Johanne – TESL-EJ, 2009
In recent years, an increasing number of university students in Canada speak a home language other than English, which can put added pressure on the kinds of linguistic, cultural, and academic support they may require in their tertiary education and in the workplace. Indeed, communication difficulties can surface in the workplace for students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English for Special Purposes, Communicative Competence (Languages), Teaching Methods
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Fitze, Michael; McGarrell, Hedy M. – TESL-EJ, 2008
This repeated-measures, counter-balanced study reports on a comparison of quantity and quality of one teacher's language in face-to-face (FTF) and written electronic (WE) discussions with advanced English as a Subsequent Language (ESL) students. Transcripts from the two types of discussions were compared for complexity of teacher input and the…
Descriptors: Interaction Process Analysis, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Computer Mediated Communication
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Sivell, John – TESL-EJ, 2005
The institution of professional standards for Adult ESL is one of the most influential developments in Canadian second language teacher education in recent years. As a major innovation in practice and values, this initiative has interesting implications not only for the content of the standards themselves, but also for the process by which the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Profiles, Language Teachers
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Schmidt, Clea – TESL-EJ, 2005
This paper analyzes the process and impact of a pre-service teacher education course assignment that engaged teacher candidates in developing and delivering an ESL professional development night for faculty colleagues and teachers from the field. The night involved a reader's theatre performance and follow-up discussion of Tara Goldstein's (2003)…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers