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Teacher Language Background, Codeswitching, and English-Only Instruction: Does Age Make a Difference to Learners' Attitudes?

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Using research data on teacher codeswitching in South Korea, this article investigates the attitudes and perceptions among Korean learners of English as a foreign language towards English-only instruction as opposed to instruction which contains some switching to the learners' first language. The study was in part operationalized by exploring learners' attitudes towards teachers who were native or nonnative speakers of English. The authors explored a number of variables to these attitudes and...

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10.1002/tesq.74

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Role:
Author
Journal:
TESOL QUARTERLY
Volume:
47
Issue:
4
Pages:
717-742
Publication date:
2013-12-05
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EISSN:
1545-7249
ISSN:
0039-8322
URN:
uuid:ddc6c246-1f8d-4512-8176-21ba3b033f17
Source identifiers:
441592
Local pid:
pubs:441592
Language:
English

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