"If students can learn who is the better teacher, why can't employers?
Bias against non-native teachers has no justification, says Michael Fields
Friday June 24, 2005
English-medium university programmes are becoming more numerous in non-English-speaking countries, but they have been the norm in Turkey, Northern Cyprus and the Middle East for some time. Most institutions in this region ask students to complete a year-long foundation programme of intensive English before enrolling, and the staff who teach on these programmes can be entirely foreign, native-speaker teachers, or a mix of native speakers and local teachers of English."
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