TEACHING SCIENCE SUBJECTS IN ENGLISH: A CASE STUDY OF HIGH-SCHOOL TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION AND PRACTICE

Authors

  • Doan ์Nguyen Ho Nuoc Ngoc street,Ward6,soc trang city,soc trang province,viet nam

Keywords:

English as medium of instruction, science subjects, perception, practice

Abstract

The study explored what high-school teachers perceive towards using English as medium of instruction (EMI) in teaching science subjects as well as to find out how EMI is implemented. Following case study research, semi-structured interviews were conducted at a gifted upper-secondary school in the Mekong Delta with two science teachers having participated in the training programs for teaching Mathematics in English. The interview questions mainly probed the teachers’ perceived impact of the EMI approach, their teaching
strategies, and their evaluation of the EMI program. The results showed that the participants’ positive attitudes towards EMI, their efforts in making alterations to the new approach and their recommendations for a clear pathway in policy implementation might serve as foundations for further decision-making.

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2017-06-28

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