‘Native speakers’ know the culture.
They can provide students with cultural insights about the English language.
And this is what students want and need to master the language. 282 more words
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[Note from the authors: This post originally used information stating that there are no initial teaching training courses discussing English as a Lingua Franca or nativespeakerism.
You had dreams of running a business, and now you that you have your dream, you want to protect it right? Your business has a face to it, an image so to speak, and you must protect the face of your business. 472 more words
Recently TEFL Equity Advocates has launched on-line courses which tackle a variety of issues concerning ‘native’ and ‘non-native speakers’, their roles in ELT, and the lack of professional equality between them. 428 more words