Adamson, John

Innovating EFL Teaching in Asia

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Mapping our Path to, and through, Innovating EFL Teaching in Asia
Theron Muller

Part A. Defining the Asian EFL Context

2. Teaching the New English Curriculum: An Ethnographic Study in a Chinese High School
Xi Fang

3. Global Cultures and Identities: Refocusing the Aims of ELT in Asia through Intercultural Awareness
Will Baker

4. Training the Pesantren: Intercultural Materials for Islamic Boarding Schools in Indonesia
Gillian Palmer, Itje Chodidjah

5. Language Learning Styles and Beliefs of EFL University Students in Korea: Are They Really Stereotypical?
Theron Muller, Steven Herder, John Adamson, Philip Shigeo Brown

Part B. Empowering Asian Voices

6. Learner Autonomy in Asia: How Asian Teachers and Students See Themselves
Fumiko Murase

7. How Thai National Culture Can Be Used to Explain Students’ Behavior
Chutigarn Raktham

8. Co-constructing Teacher Beliefs about Qualifications: Insights from Interviews in the Japanese Context
John Adamson

9. ‘Reconceptualizing’ Self as a Teacher in a Malaysian Context
Rosemary Erlam, Susan Gray

Part C. Innovating Teaching Methodology in Asia

10. Promoting Strategy Teaching as an Innovative Practice in the Asian EFL Oral Classroom
Theron Muller, Steven Herder, John Adamson, Philip Shigeo Brown

11. Innovating a Vocabulary Learning Strategies Program
Philip Shigeo Brown

12. Classroom Discourse Analysis of Student Use of Language Scaffolding During Tasks
Theron Muller, Mark Boer

13. Innovating EFL Teaching of Reading: An Activity Theory Perspective on Chinese Teachers’ Readiness to Adapt to Educational Reform
Hongzhi Yang, Eva Bernat

Part D. Teaching Young Learners in Asia

14. Exploring Teachers’ Implementation of the Recent Curriculum Innovation in ELT in Turkish Primary Education
Yasemin Kırkgöz

15. Affective Factors Contributing to Intrinsic Motivation for Learning English among Elementary School Students in Japan
Junko Matsuzaki Carreira

16. Adapting English Picture Books to an EFL Context: A Study of Collaboration between Elementary School Teachers and TEFL Practitioners in Rural Japan
James M. Hall, Tomoko Yamazaki, Chohei Takahashi, Takeru Ishigame

17. “Let’s Speak English”: Bridging the Linguistic Divide in Tamil Nadu
Kirsten A. Anderson, Parvathy P. Narayanan

Part E. Innovating Teaching Writing in Asia

18. Extensive Writing: A Fluency-first Approach to EFL Writing
Steven Herder, Peter Clements

19. Who Takes the Floor? Peer Feedback or Teacher Feedback: An Investigation of Chinese University English Learners’ Use and Understanding of Peer and Teacher Feedback on Writing
Huahui Zhao

20. Assessing EFL Writing: Meaningful Innovations through SFL
Toshio Hisaoka

21. Epilogue: Description and Evaluation of the Process of Creating this Book
Theron Muller, John Adamson

Keywords: Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Language Teaching, Literature, general, Teaching and Teacher Education, Language Education

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