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Native English speaking teachers and Taiwanese English teachers' professional identity
thesisposted on 2009-01-01, 00:00 authored by Li-Yi Wang
The study found that Native English Speaking Teachers (NESTs) helped Taiwanese English teachers define their weaknesses, strengths, roles and values through relationality. NESTs brought competing discourses to the profession. In addition, team teaching has become a site of tension threatening Taiwanese English teachers in activating their professional agency.