Language Teacher Research in Africa

Leketi Makelala, Volume Editor

Craig Machado, Series Editor

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Preface

CHAPTER 1: Language Teacher Research in Africa
Leketi Makalela

CHAPTER 2: Challenges of Teaching Academic Writing Skills to Students With Limited Exposure to English (South Africa)
Felix Banda

CHAPTER 3: Teaching English Pronunciation via Shona: A Classroom Experiment (Zimbabwe)
Maxwell Kadenge, Patricia Mabugu, and Sithembinkosi Dube

CHAPTER 4: Using Debating to Develop Students’ Autonomy and Critical Thinking Skills (South Africa)
Luanga A. Kasanga

CHAPTER 5: The Role of Feedback on L2 Learner Writing: An Experiment With Form-Focused Feedback (South Africa)
Leketi Makalela

CHAPTER 6: Learners’ Acquisition of English Vocabulary: Challenges and Implications for Classroom Teaching Practice (Kenya)
Martin C. Njoroge and Ruth W. Ndung’u

CHAPTER 7: Naturalized Spelling Errors in University Students’ Writing: A Lifelong Misfortune? (Kenya)
Benson Oduor Ojwang’

CHAPTER 8: Ethnography of Writing Challenges Among Preservice English Teachers: Beliefs and L2 Writing Practices (South Africa)
Elizabeth Steinbach