Critical Thinking And English Language Teaching Pt. 2

Critical Thinking And English Language Teaching
Critical thinking is not only definable but teachable. That’s good news in general, but does this mean critical thinking has a role in ELT? Atkinson questions this notion. He argues that critical thinking should not be taught to language learners because:

  1. It is neither definable nor teachable.
  2. It is exclusive and reductive.
  3. It is culturally-based.
  4. Critical thinking skills are not transferable.

We have already examined claim . . .

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