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Investigating Teachers' Attitudes Toward Task-Based Language Teaching in a Vocational School in the UAE
Task-based language teaching (TBLT) is an approach to teaching a foreign/second language that attempts to engage language learners in interactionally authentic language use through having them perform communicative tasks. ...
Investigating Views of "Nativeness" of English Teachers in a Multilingual, Multicultural Setting
The native-/non-native-English-speaking teacher dichotomy has aroused much debate over the years. While many students and parents have assumed that native English speakers (NESs) are naturally the best choice for English ...
Reflective Practice: Theoretical Construct or Ongoing Benefit
Reflective teaching is an approach toward teaching which requires teachers to think and gather data about their classroom actions, reflect on them, act on them, observe the results, and finally improve their teaching which ...
Teacher and Student Views Towards the Role of Grammar Instruction in UAE Universities
Grammar teaching has always been a very controversial topic in the field of second language acquisition. Whether or not to teach grammar remains an unresolved issue. However, there has been a common accord toward the value ...
The Impact of CALL on the Learning and Teaching of ESL Writing: A Study of Students' and Teachers' Attitudes
Computers and computer technologies are gradually becoming ubiquitous tools in some English second language writing classrooms. The aim of this study was to examine the perceptions and attitudes of secondary- and ...