Identifying learner profiles in a teenage classroom

Metters, Debbie
October 2014
Modern English Teacher;Oct2014, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p40
The author explores the different types of learner profiles of an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) students in an English classroom in Great Britain. She provides information which identifies EFL students behavior and underlying causes. She also outlines learner profiles of an EFL students on factors including students habits, characteristics and understanding behavior.


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