Fostering reflection in the EFL classroom

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Viviana Mesa Solano
Geidy Yohana León Posada

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This article shares a pedagogical experience that attempted to foster reflective and interactive activities in our English lessons development. Besides, it describes some of the resources that learners used to express their ideas critically. From our research experience, it was evidenced that teachers focused
mainly in achieving students’ linguistic development. The main discussion of this study refers to the necessity of implementing new perspectives of teaching where language is taken as a social practice to foster reflective thinking through our pedagogical practices. Therefore, we as teachers should generate a confident
environment in order to promote students’ reflection and interaction in a spontaneous way. Those learning opportunities are

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