The present study aims to investigate the
elementary, secondary and high school students’ perceptions on a good language
teacher. The participants are 365 Turkish school students who are learning
English as a foreign language. The present study has revealed that most of the
student groups generally differ in terms of issues related to teaching skills
when compared with the issues related to the affective skills. In the present
study it has been also found that what students expect from a good English
teacher is to have the ability to maintain discipline, motivate students, learn
about the learner’ needs and establish good relations with them. The study also
reveals striking results with respect to classroom discipline and teacher
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