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    • Systemic functional linguistics and discourse analysis as alternatives when dealing with texts 

      García Montes, Paula Andrea; Sagre Barboza, Ana María; Lacharme Olascoaga, Alba Isabel
      This article presents a case study research with aims to find out which activities, methodological and textual aspects used in a reading strategies course were causing a group of students difficulties when analyzing ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • Efl teenagers’ social identity representation in a virtual learning community on facebook 

      Jiménez Guamán, Laura Verónica
      In this article I report the findings of a descriptive and interpretative qualitative study carried out in a public school in Bogotá, Colombia. The study aimed at analyzing, describing and exploring teenage students’ social ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • Accumulative index of published articles in profile vol. 14 (2012) 

      Cárdenas B., Melba Libia
      Accumulative index of published articles in PROFILE Vol. 14 (2012)
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • Editorial 

      Cárdenas B., Melba Libia
      Editorial
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    • Teaching foreign trade in english through the modalities based on competences and using moodle 

      Correa Díaz, Ana María
      With the new approach to guide the learning process of students with a model based on the development of competences, and in comparison with the traditional lecture-based learning, it is necessary to start working with the ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • The impact of conferencing assessment on efl students’ grammar learning 

      Baleghizadeh, Sasan; Zarghami, Zahra
      This article reports on a study that was carried out in order to examine the impact of conferencing assessment on students’ learning of English grammar. Forty-two Iranian intermediate university students were randomly ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • Understanding beliefs, teachers’ beliefs and their impact on the use of computer technology 

      Galvis, Héctor Alejandro
      This theoretical review addresses the construct of beliefs in education and English as a foreign language, and their impact when integrating technology. A thorough definition and categorization of teachers’ beliefs will ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • Teachers’ perceptions about oral corrective feedback and their practice in efl classrooms 

      Hernández Méndez, Edith; Reyes Cruz, María del Rosario
      Corrective feedback has been discussed mainly in second language acquisition contexts, but less has been done concerning corrective feedback in foreign language settings. In this descriptive study, conducted at a Mexican ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • The accented efl teacher: classroom implications 

      Arboleda Arboleda, Argemiro; Castro Garcés, Ángela Yicely
      This article reports the findings of a research study on how significant having a foreign accent is for non-native English as a foreign language teachers and learners at university level. It points out the perceptions that ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • Systemic functional linguistics and discourse analysis as alternatives when dealing with texts 

      García Montes, Paula Andrea; Sagre Barboza, Ana María; Lacharme Olascoaga, Alba Isabel
      This article presents a case study research with aims to find out which activities, methodological and textual aspects used in a reading strategies course were causing a group of students difficulties when analyzing ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • The epub format allows you to read the full issue of the journal on tablets or smartphones. make sure your device has an epub reader app such as ub reader or aldiko. 

      Journal, PROFILE
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    • Mexican secondary school students’ perception of learning the history of mexico in english 

      Lara Herrera, Romero
      This article focuses on Mexican students’ perceptions of learning the history of Mexico in English through content-based instruction, which is one of many types of bilingual pedagogical approaches that are now considered ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • A comparison of chinese and colombian university efl students regarding learner autonomy 

      Buendía Arias, Ximena Paola
      This research seeks to gain deeper understanding of learner autonomy in English as a Foreign Language students from different cultures through the identification and analysis of similarities and differences between Chinese ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • Training in metacognitive strategies for students’ vocabulary improvement by using learning journals 

      Diaz, Itala
      This study examined the effects of metacognitive strategies to help beginning young learners with difficulties increasing and retaining vocabulary. This was a qualitative study in which participants first went through ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • Attitudes and discourse: spanish practitioners’ and undergraduates’ survey results 

      Herrando-Rodrigo, Isabel
      The emergence of English as the international language of communication has increased the attention and concern given its teaching and learning. This survey-based study explores the attitudes of Spanish practitioners and ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • First year university students’ use of formulaic sequences in oral and written descriptions 

      Gómez Burgos, Eric
      The present article investigates the use of first year university students’ formulaic sequences in written and oral texts in an English as a foreign language context. The corpus of the study consists of eight descriptive ...
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    • Designing and implementing content-based courses in english with a non-language faculty at a public colombian university 

      Arismendi Gómez, Fabio Alberto; Díaz Mosquera, Claudia Patricia; Salazar Valencia, Leidy Natalia
      This article reports the findings of an investigation into the experience of a group of eight professors from undergraduate programs in hard sciences who participated in a multi-site study to implement content-based (CB) ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • A study of the dominant type of technique (controlled, semicontrolled and free) of two english teachers from a languages teaching program 

      Gavilán Galindo, Francia del Pilar
      This article shows the process and emerging results from a study held at a private university in Bogotá, Colombia. It aims at describing and interpreting the dominant kind of language teaching technique: controlled, ...
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    • Error analysis in a written composition 

      Londoño Vásquez, David Alberto
      Learners make errors in both comprehension and production. Some theoreticians have pointed out the difficulty of assigning the cause of failures in comprehension to an inadequate knowledge of a particular syntactic feature ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development. 
    • Motivating students to learn english by responding to their interests and learning styles 

      Moreno Aguilar, Magda
      I observed that students from Barranquillita public school had a great lack of motivation, low interest in learning English and they did not like to interact in English class. They presumed that they could not learn a ...
      Universidad Nacional de Colombia Revistas electrónicas UN PROFILE Issues in Teachers' Professional Development.