NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
ERIC Number: EJ1051538
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1657-0790
Teachers' Perceptions about Oral Corrective Feedback and Their Practice in EFL Classrooms (Percepciones de los docentes acerca de la retroalimentación correctiva y su práctica en las aulas de inglés como lengua extranjera)
Hernández Méndez, Edith; Reyes Cruz, María del Rosario
PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, v14 n2 p63-75 Oct 2012
Corrective feedback has been discussed mainly in second language acquisition contexts, but less has been done concerning corrective feedback in foreign language settings. In this descriptive study, conducted at a Mexican university, our aims were to identify the perceptions of instructors of English as a foreign language about corrective feedback and its actual practice in their classrooms. A semi-structured interview and a questionnaire were used to collect the data. The results show that teachers in general have a positive perception of oral corrective feedback. However, some consider it as optional because instructors are very concerned with students' feelings and emotions. Unfocused oral corrective feedback and implicit strategies are predominant in practice. Corrective feedback provided by the instructor is preferred to that provided by peers. Self-correction is the least popular.
Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Carrera 30 No. 45-03 Ciudad Universitaria, Bogotá, Colombia. Tel: +571-3165000 Ext.16780; Fax: +571-3165000 Ext.16780 or 16773; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A