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TEACHER’S PERCEPTIONS AND PRACTICES ON TEACHING WRITING: THE CASE OF AN EFL TEACHER AT BEGIMEDER ACADEMY, ETHIOPIA

Vol. 8, Jul-Dec 2019 | Page: 184-200

Gebrie Mulualem (M.Ed. in TEFL)
University of Gondar College of Social Sciences and the Humanities Department of English Language and Literature Gondar, Ethiopia

Received: 13-07-2019, Accepted: 21-09-2019, Published Online: 03-10-2019


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Abstract

This study was carried out to investigate and to compare an EFL teacher’s perceptions and classroom practices of teaching writing at Begimeder Academy. A teacher was selected based on available sampling. Pre-observation interview was conducted to know teacher’s perceptions about teaching writing. Two observations sessions were held to see the teacher actual practices. Moreover, post-observation interview was conducted to realize the relationship between teachers’ perceptions and classroom practices. The data were analyzed qualitatively through codification and theme development. The findings of the study indicated that the teacher was not very much aware of his perceptions regarding teaching writing. Hence, the overall findings revealed that teacher’s perceptions converged with his practices though there are some instances of divergence.

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