FRAME ANALYSIS OF MICROTEACHING IN A COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL

  • William Kirsch Doutor em Letras pela Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul e professor de Língua Inglesa na Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre. http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1349-8808
  • Simone Sarmento Doutora em Letras pela Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul e professora de Língua Inglesa do Instituto de Letras da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. Docente do PPGLET da mesma universidade e bolsista de produtividade do CNPQ. http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1405-3982
Keywords: English as an Additional Language, Teacher Development, Microteaching

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to discuss the discourse practice of microteaching in a teaching community consisting mainly of students pursuing the teacher certification in English as an Additional Language in southern Brazil. The study relies on qualitative methods of data generation and analysis as well as on the framework of interactional sociolinguistics. Results suggest microteaching is a highly complex practice, with a recurring pattern. Additionally, they suggest that students who are considered successful in a microteaching session are those who produce such pattern in their micro-classes. We conclude by suggesting that informing participants about the expectations regarding the structure of microteaching before they engage in it is desirable.

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Author Biographies

William Kirsch, Doutor em Letras pela Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul e professor de Língua Inglesa na Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre.

Professor adjunto de língua inglesa da Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA) em Porto Alegre, RS. Brasil.

Simone Sarmento, Doutora em Letras pela Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul e professora de Língua Inglesa do Instituto de Letras da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. Docente do PPGLET da mesma universidade e bolsista de produtividade do CNPQ.

Professora associada da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) em Porto Alegre, RS. Brasil.

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Published
2021-05-28
How to Cite
Kirsch, W., & Sarmento, S. (2021). FRAME ANALYSIS OF MICROTEACHING IN A COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL. BELT - Brazilian English Language Teaching Journal, 12(1), e40296. https://doi.org/10.15448/2178-3640.2021.1.40296