Home country teachers' advice to non-home country teachers: Some initial insights

Nicola Crozier, Robert C. Kleinsasser

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This study explores educational and sociocultural advice home country teachers offer non-home country teachers instructing English. It reviews various professional literature including documents (e.g. news releases), websites, and various literature (books, journals, journal articles) pertaining to the preparation of teachers who plan to teach English in non-home country learning environments. The 30 participants representing 14 countries completed a written questionnaire and provide advice on the personal qualities and L1 abilities of non-home country teachers, English language teaching, English home country students, preferred variety of English, and sociocultural challenges.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-45
Number of pages19
JournalRELC Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Home country teacher
  • Knowledge
  • Non-home country teacher
  • Perceptions
  • Sociocultural challenges
  • Understanding

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Education
  • Linguistics and Language


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