Regional Approach in the Content of English Language ‎Instruction at the University Level: A Case of Kazakhstan

Gulzhakhan Tazhitova; Dina Kurmanayeva; Jannat Sagimbayeva; Gulden Tussupova; Natalya Ustelimova

Volume 9, 2 (Themed Issue on Modern Realities of National Languages of CIS Countries) , August 2021, , Pages 170-179

Abstract
  This paper demonstrates the results of the study on the use of region-based materials in EFL classes at university. The empirical research methods made it possible to reveal teachers’ attitudes towards the use of region-based materials. The data were collected from 21 participants through an interview ...  Read More

English Language Teaching in Iran: A Case of Shifting Sands, Ambiguity, and Incoherent Policy and Practice

Mostafa Morady Moghaddam; Neil Murray

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 96-105

Abstract
  English language teaching (ELT) in Iran has experienced a turbulent history reflecting an often dynamic context and changing attitudes toward English, yet framed within a discourse of tolerance rather than one of embrace, as this study is going to show. The discourse was much brighter before the Islamic ...  Read More