DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14483/22487085.9006

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2015-05-25

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Vol 17, No 1 (2015) January-June

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Editorial

Research tendencies in the teaching of English as a foreign language

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An analysis of the thematic tendencies in the 41 research articles published in the issues of the Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal during the last three years, 2013-2015, indicates that authors have focused their attention primarily on five topics. These themes can be grouped as a) Trends and Approaches to teaching English as a foreign language, with the highest number of articles, followed by b) language learners´ processes and outcomes, c) teacher education for both preservice and inservice teachers, d) critical literacy and literacy involving social development, and d) uses of Spanish as expression of popular culture and English as a sociolinguistic phenomenon in San Andres. The variety of research reflected in these five thematic groups certainly contributes to addressing the two target disciplines our journal is interested in: Applied Linguistics and English Language Education in the context of Colombia and Latin America.

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Clavijo-Olarte, A. (2015). Research tendencies in the teaching of English as a foreign language. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, 17(1), 5–10. https://doi.org/10.14483/22487085.9006

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Clavijo-Olarte, A. 2015. Research tendencies in the teaching of English as a foreign language. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal. 17, 1 (May 2015), 5–10. DOI:https://doi.org/10.14483/22487085.9006.

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Clavijo-Olarte, A. Research tendencies in the teaching of English as a foreign language. Colomb. appl. linguist. j 2015, 17, 5-10.

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CLAVIJO-OLARTE, A. Research tendencies in the teaching of English as a foreign language. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, [S. l.], v. 17, n. 1, p. 5–10, 2015. DOI: 10.14483/22487085.9006. Disponível em: https://revistas.udistrital.edu.co/index.php/calj/article/view/9006. Acesso em: 31 jan. 2023.

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Clavijo-Olarte, Amparo. 2015. “Research tendencies in the teaching of English as a foreign language”. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal 17 (1):5-10. https://doi.org/10.14483/22487085.9006.

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Clavijo-Olarte, A. (2015) “Research tendencies in the teaching of English as a foreign language”, Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, 17(1), pp. 5–10. doi: 10.14483/22487085.9006.

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A. Clavijo-Olarte, “Research tendencies in the teaching of English as a foreign language”, Colomb. appl. linguist. j, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 5–10, May 2015.

MLA

Clavijo-Olarte, A. “Research tendencies in the teaching of English as a foreign language”. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, vol. 17, no. 1, May 2015, pp. 5-10, doi:10.14483/22487085.9006.

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Clavijo-Olarte, Amparo. “Research tendencies in the teaching of English as a foreign language”. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal 17, no. 1 (May 25, 2015): 5–10. Accessed January 31, 2023. https://revistas.udistrital.edu.co/index.php/calj/article/view/9006.

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Clavijo-Olarte A. Research tendencies in the teaching of English as a foreign language. Colomb. appl. linguist. j [Internet]. 2015 May 25 [cited 2023 Jan. 31];17(1):5-10. Available from: https://revistas.udistrital.edu.co/index.php/calj/article/view/9006

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