Attitudes to the Use of L1 and Translation in Second Language Teaching and Learning (Part 2)

P M Druce


This paper reports on the qualitative research carried out on own-language use and particularly translation, previously summarised in an earlier article together with discussion of the quantitative findings and conclusions. A number of ‘mini’ case histories are presented based on face-to-face interviews with teachers together with verbatim respondent comments and opinions. The data illustrate the wide variation in individual views which are often not apparent from quantitative data.


Second Language Teaching and Learning; Translation; L1 Use

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ISSN 2045-4031. University of Central Lancashire 2010-2013.