The Possibility of Applying a Real Student- Centered Method in EFL Classes English Department, Cihan University

Keywords: EFL class, Learning, Student-centered method, Teacher-centered method, Teaching


The current research examined the possibility of applying a real student-centered method in EFL classes of the English department at Cihan University-Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. To this end, six lectures with different lecturers, different levels and also different subjects were observed in the English department of Cihan university. Some interviews were done with the lecturers and students before and after the lectures randomly in order to get some point from their views toward this novel method. The obtained data revealed that implementing a pure student-centered lecture is impossible and the lecturer need to apply a kind of eclectic method which is the mixture of student-centered and teacher-centered methods in such EFL classrooms.



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Marjan Abbasian, Department of English, Cihan University-Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Marjan Abbasian is an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of English Language , College of Arts and Letters, Cihan University-Erbil. She got the B.Sc. degree in English Translation and the M.Sc. degree in English Language Teaching. Her research interests are in language pedagogy and Linguistics.


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How to Cite
Abbasian, M. (2022). The Possibility of Applying a Real Student- Centered Method in EFL Classes English Department, Cihan University. Cihan University-Erbil Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 6(1), 113-117.