Learning to teach in the first year: a Singapore case study
Thomas S.C. Farrell [+]
Thomas S.C. Farrell is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Brock University, Canada. His professional interests include Reflective Practice, and Language Teacher Education & Development. He has published widely and has presented at major conferences worldwide on these topics. His webpage is: www.reflectiveinquiry.ca
This chapter outlines how a first year language teacher attempted to balance a delicate, and sometimes conflicting role between learning to teach and learning to become a teacher within an established school culture.