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ERIC Number: EJ789831
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 13
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0965-8416
Intercomprehension in Language Teacher Education: A Dialogue between English and Modern Languages
Burley, Suzanne; Pomphrey, Cathy
Language Awareness, v12 n3 p247-255 2003
This paper derives from the innovative language teacher education programme described in a previous article published in "Language Learning Journal" (Burley & Pomphrey, 2002). It outlines the development in student teachers' understanding of their role as language educators through an analysis of the beginning and end of this language teacher education programme, based around a cross-subject dialogue between English and Modern Languages and using a personal narrative approach within a social constructivist model of language teacher education. It presents qualitative data in the form of student teachers' voices which show the progress made over the years in constructing a dialogue which creates a new identity for language teachers as language educators.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)