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    THAI EFL TEACHERS' BELIEFS AND REPORTED PRACTICES:AN INVESTIGATION OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE PRONUNCIATION INSTRUCTION  

    Phurichaya Songyai; ภูริชญา สงใย; Kasma Suwanarak; กษมา สุวรรณรักษ์; National Institute of Development Administration. School of Language and Communication; Kasma Suwanarak; กษมา สุวรรณรักษ์ (National Institute of Development Administration, 7/1/2022)

    Despite the vast research regarding pronunciation teaching and learning, little is known about the status quo of pronunciation instruction in the Thai EFL context, particularly in elementary education. Thus, this study was conducted to investigate pronunciation instruction in Thailand through different lenses, which are teachers’ beliefs and practices, by using a sequential mixed-method design whereby quantitative survey data was collected followed by semi-structured interviews. The objectives of this study were to explore Thai EFL teachers’ ...
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    THAI EFL TEACHERS’ BELIEFS AND PRACTICES IN CLT IN A THAI UNIVERSITY CONTEXT: A STUDY OF RAJABHAT UNIVERSITIES IN LOWER NORTHEASTERN AREA 

    Chayanant Pitikornpuangpetch; Chayanant Pitikornpuangpetch; Kasma Suwanarak; กษมา สุวรรณรักษ์; National Institute of Development Administration. School of Language and Communication; Kasma Suwanarak; กษมา สุวรรณรักษ์ (National Institute of Development Administration, 12/8/2022)

    This study investigates Thai EFL teachers’ beliefs regarding the Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) approach and the use of the CLT approach in a Thai university context. It aims to identify difficulties that Thai EFL teachers encounter when applying the CLT approach, and to explore Thai EFL teachers’ beliefs about CLT in relation to their teaching practices in the development of students’ communicative skills. The research tools consisted of survey questionnaires, semi-structured interviews, classroom observations, and fieldnotes.  The ...