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ERIC Number: EJ393793
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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ISSN: ISSN-0039-8322
Chinese Teachers' Views of Western Language Teaching: Context Informs Paradigms.
Burnaby, Barbara; Sun, Yilin
TESOL Quarterly, v23 n2 p219-38 Jun 1989
Exploration of the views of 24 Chinese teachers of English on the effectiveness of "western" language-teaching methods revealed their beliefs that the communicative approach was applicable to students planning to visit an English-speaking country. Suggestions are presented for helping teachers overcome sociolinguistic limitations in English proficiency and contraints on implementing communicative approaches. (25 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China