Aquí os dejo un artículo que me parece bastante relevante para nuestro grupo. Éste hace una reflexión sobre la importancia (en exceso) que a veces le damos a los profesores nativos de idiomas extranjeros frente al profesorado no nativo.
Espero que os guste 🙂
In this article, originally published in IATEFL Voices. Issue 202 May – June 2008 and republished here with full consent of the author, Adrian Tennant asks if NS (Native Speaker) teachers are, in fact, as fit for purpose as we believe. Adrian’s bio note can be found below the article.
At last year’s IATEFL Conference in Aberdeen, two unrelated events got me thinking about an issue which, in spite of the changing role and face of English in the world, has not yet been resolved: the role and status of native speakers as teachers of English. The first was a chance meeting with a young Korean teacher during one of the evening social events and the second was a workshop that focused on initial teacher training courses.
The meeting with the Korean teacher was one of those unplanned things that can actually be extremely productive and thought-provoking. I was at one…
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