New issue published: Profile journal Vol. 21, No. 2 (Jul-Dec, 2019)

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to let you know that we have published online the most recent issue of the Profile: Issues in Teachers’ Professional Development journal (Vol. 21, No. 2, Jul.-Dec., 2019).

The issue can be found at:

You are free to read and download the articles of your preference. Next, you will find a preview of the 10 articles featured in this issue. Happy reading!

Issues from Teacher Researchers

Multimodal Texts in Chilean English Teaching Education: Experiences From Educators and Pre-Service Teachers
Miguel Farías, Leonardo Véliz

Daily 6: An Approach to Foster Oral Fluency of English as a Foreign Language in Adolescents
Roso Freddy Cadena-Aguilar, Javier Hernando Ortega-Cuellar, Albedro Cadena-Aguilar

Employment of English Language Teachers in an EFL Context: Perspectives From School Administrators
Sibel Tatar

Beliefs of Two Culturally Diverse Groups of Teachers About Intercultural Bilingual Education
Fabián Benavides-Jimenez, Yenny Lisbeth Mora-Acosta

Chilean Pre-Service Teachers’ Perceptions Towards Benefits and Challenges of EFL Writing Portfolios
Pamela Andrea Saavedra-Jeldres, Mónica Campos-Espinoza

The Role of Systemic Functional Grammar in the Expansion of Nominal Groups
María Claudia Nieto-Cruz

The Impact of Information Gap Activities on Young EFL Learners’ Oral Fluency
Ramón Antonio Ortiz-Neira

Issues from Novice Teacher Researchers

Exploring Students’ Context Representations by Using Songs in English With a Social Content
Erika Johana Cortés-Rozo, Daniela Andrea Suárez-Vergara, Jairo Enrique Castañeda-Trujillo

Issues Based on Reflections and Innovations

Helping Teachers Promote Self-Directed Language Learning: Report of a Fulbright Scholar in Ecuador
Joan Rubin

“Teacher, ¿Puedo Hablar en Español?” A Reflection on Plurilingualism and Translanguaging Practices in EFL
Yecid Ortega

Yours faithfully,

Melba Libia Cárdenas B.
Foreign Languages Department, Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Bogotá
Tel. (571) 3165000 Ext. 16780

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