The Perceptions of Faculty Members and EFL Learners to Proficient Instructors: A Philosophical Approach

Abubaker Suleiman AwAbdelmajid Yousif, Ahmed Hasan Anwar


Adopting a philosophical approach to the concepts of knowledge and instruction, this study aimed to explore the perceptions of faculty members and EFL learners towards the efficiency of EFL instructors at the University level of Sudan University of Science and Technology, College of Languages. Two tools were used to collect data. A direct interview was administered to both learners and faculty members of the English Department at the College of Languages in which faculties and learners were asked about their perceptions of the good EFL instructor. A 30-point questionnaire was distributed to both learners and instructors. The instructors and learners were requested to assess the points from the items of opinion including the valuable instructor merits. The findings revealed that the concepts of instruction varied immensely over the past two decades. Also, the results showed that the EFL learners and the teachers are different regarding the arrangement and exhibition of learning resources. The instructors prepared the tutorial plans in a way that grabs learners' attention and that satisfies the learners' needs to achieve gauges in a useful EFL tutor. To sum up, it might be said that skilled Sudanese EFL instructors are in high demand since they can motivate and push their students to reach their best potential to maximize their language learning prospects.

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World Journal of English Language
ISSN 1925-0703(Print)  ISSN 1925-0711(Online)

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