Conversation Analysis in Language Teacher Education: An Approach for Reflection Through Action Research

  title={Conversation Analysis in Language Teacher Education: An Approach for Reflection Through Action Research},
  author={C. C. Hale and Alexander Nanni and Daniel M Hooper},
  journal={Hacettepe University Journal of Education},
  • C. C. Hale, Alexander Nanni, Daniel M Hooper
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • Hacettepe University Journal of Education
  • This paper outlines a practical approach for professional language teachers in secondary and adultlearning contexts to enhance their reflective teaching practices through conversation analysis-based action research. Conversation analysis (CA) can provide English as a foreign or second language (EFL/ESL) teachers with insights into not only classroom-discourse dynamics but also the language-learning processes of their learners. As exposure to CA becomes increasingly common in language teacher… CONTINUE READING
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