I learned so many things, especially in the past two years. Ever since I got out of the walls of my alma mater, University of Cebu, I have felt like the world is suddenly new to me. After spending half of my life in the same culture, I was suddenly in a sea of new possibilities. It was April 2011.
experienced or felt that the students’ MT can be used as a teaching technique especially in the areas where there is marked difference between MT and EFL system. Harmer (2001) also notes that MT use is a quick and helpful technique in teaching the TL. To conclude, the most realistic principle in ESL/EFL teaching should be to use English where possible and MT where necessary" (Atkinson, 1993).
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