A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PERCEPTIONS ABOUT THE ‘COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK OF REFERENCE’ AMONG EFL TEACHERS WORKING AT STATE AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS

  • Burçak Yılmaz Yakışık Gazi University
  • Fatma Ünveren Gürocak Gazi University

Abstract

Teachers play a vital role in the implementation of CEFR effectively. Teachers working at MONE have been offered training related to CEFR; however, not every teacher had the accessibility to the training around Turkey. That’s why, what language teachers know about CEFR and how they implement the principles of the document needs to be investigated. This study aims to find out language teachers’ views on the use of CEFR. The researchers conducted the study among English language teachers working at private and state schools in different cities around Turkey.  Quantitative data analysis has been used to reveal the differences between the perceptions of English teachers regarding CEFR.   The findings of the study revealed that teachers working at the private schools are more aware of the practices of the CEFR in their teaching.

Author Biographies

Burçak Yılmaz Yakışık, Gazi University
Dr. Burçak Yılmaz Yakışık is a lecturer at Gazi University Department of English Language Teaching.
Fatma Ünveren Gürocak, Gazi University
Fatma Ünveren Gürocak is an instructor at School of Foreign Languages, Gazi University.

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Published
2018-04-11
Section
Articles