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A study of EFL teacher expertise in lesson planning
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, Faculty of Education, China ; , School of Foreign Languages, China

TATE Volume 66, Number 1, ISSN 0742-051X Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Abstract

The research has explored EFL teachers' expertise in lesson planning by investigating the planning process through focus groups and interviews. It reveals that expert EFL teachers' performance in lesson planning features more fluency and efficiency, more concentration on learning process design and an M-M-M/F11M-M-M/F pattern refers to the way expert EFL teachers select teaching activities in lesson planning. The three MS are short for Meaning-focused activities respectively at pre-, while- and post-reading stages, while F refers to Form-focused activities at the post-reading stage. pattern of activity selection. Their performance is compatible with and underpinned by expert EFL teachers' knowledge about pedagogy.

Citation

Li, W. & Zou, W. (2017). A study of EFL teacher expertise in lesson planning. Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 66(1), 231-241. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved February 20, 2020 from .

This record was imported from Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies on January 31, 2019. Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies is a publication of Elsevier.

Full text is availabe on Science Direct: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2017.04.009

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