Year 2016, Volume 5 , Issue 2, Pages 0 - 0 2016-06-30

Professional development of language teachers in Turkey: building the bridge between pre-service and in-service teacher training

Belgin Aydın [1]


 

This paper analyses the results of the recent study British Council conducted on tertiary level English language education in Turkey. The report presented the problems and difficulties experienced in English language teaching in Turkish universities focusing on five different contexts. After surveying students, interviewing with teachers and observing classes, the report makes conclusions on the teachers’ language proficiency, their qualifications and their methodology. This paper will focus on the results of the report from teacher training perspective, suggesting implications for pre-service and in-service teacher training programs in Turkey.

Keywords: Tertiary level English language teaching; pre-service and in-service teacher training; methodology.

Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Author: Belgin Aydın

Dates

Application Date : June 30, 2016
Acceptance Date : June 13, 2021
Publication Date : June 30, 2016

APA Aydın, B . (2016). Professional development of language teachers in Turkey: building the bridge between pre-service and in-service teacher training . ELT Research Journal , 5 (2) , 0-0 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/eltrj/issue/24405/258710