Tạp chí Khoa học và Giáo dục, S. 04(44) (2017)

Cỡ chữ:  Nhỏ  Vừa  Lớn

Helping learners attain the standard-based proficiency level: perspectives of EFL teachers and students at Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry

Trương Viên, Đặng Ngọc Thi Giang

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Abstract: The study presents an investigation into EFL teachers and students’ perceptions and practices of teaching and learning in helping students attain the standard-based English proficiency B1 level within the CEFR-V. Both qualitative (in-depth interviews) and quantitative (questionnaire) data were collected from the participants. The participants included 5 EFL teachers and 105 students from Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry (HUAF). Results showed that most of the EFL teachers and students had positive perceptions towards attaining the English proficiency level as required. In addition, participants highlighted specific activities for helping learners to be able to achieve the standard-based English proficiency B1 level within the CEFR in Vietnam. Furthermore, some challenges faced by both teachers and students were explored from teaching and learning. Finally, pedagogical implications were showed from the findings with typical issues related to helping learners be able to attain the standard- based English proficiency B1 level along with concrete suggestions. Keywords: English language proficiency, the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages in Vietnam, CEFR-V.

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