A qualitative inquiry into the application of 9th grade EFL program in terms of the CEFR

Current study investigated applicability of the 9th Grade EFL Program with regard to proficiency descriptors and educational principles of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Qualitative inquiry was followed by adopting a phenomenological approach to conduct the study. The data were collected through document analyses, face-to-face interviews, and teacher and students observations regarding classroom instructions. Descriptive analysis was administered to analyze the data obtained from the document analyses, interviews, and observations. The results showed that the EFL program corresponds to students’ language levels and needs, while teachers come across problems due to course materials and insufficient class hours during implementations. Besides the participant teachers reported problems in terms of seminars and in-service training activities.

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