Table 4

Comments in favor of the maximal and optimal position.

Themes

Total


1. The scope of ELF pedagogy

suitable for beginners with little to no prior knowledge (T4, 6, 10, 15, 17, 23)

6

2. Three core functions of ELF pedagogy

helpful for explaining Chinese linguistic knowledge (T4, 5, 10, 12, 15, 16, 17, 23)

8

helpful for managing classroom (T5, 6, 10, 12, 16, 17, 23)

7

helpful for encouraging interaction among students (T6, 12, 16)

3

3. Personal function of ELF pedagogy

to read and write English journal articles (T4, 15, 23)

3

to teach abroad and improve social mobility (T4, 5, 12, 16, 23)

5

Total

32


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