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* 1. Where is your school? (Please include city and country; you can include several branches if conditions apply to all equally).

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* 2. What proportion of your teachers are NESTs? (Native English Speaking Teacher)

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* 3. What proportion of your teachers are non-NESTs?

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* 4. Of the above nNESTs what proportion are ‘local’ teachers as opposed to teachers from another country?

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* 5. When selecting a teacher for a class is their status as a NEST/nNEST considered?

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* 6. When clients contact/join your school how often do they request a ‘native’ teacher?

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* 7. How often do students complain that their teacher is a nNEST?

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* 8. How often do students complain that their teacher is a NEST?

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* 9. What, in your view, is the minimum requirement for someone being considered to have a ‘native speaker’ level in a language?

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* 10. Does your school/organisation treat nNESTs and NESTs differently? (Please choose all that apply).

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* 11. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's knowledge of grammar to your hiring procedure.

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* 12. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's knowledge of vocabulary to your hiring procedure.

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* 13. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's speaking abilities to your hiring procedure.

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* 14. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's classroom management skills to your hiring procedure.

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* 15. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's manners to your hiring procedure.

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* 16. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's ability to give good explanations to your hiring procedure.

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* 17. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's consistency when introducing material to your hiring procedure.

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* 18. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's qualifications to your hiring procedure. (Cert.TESOL/CELTA, Dip.Tesol/DELTA, BA or MA in TEFL, TESOL etc.)

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* 19. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's interview performance to your hiring procedure.

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* 20. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's nationality to your hiring procedure.

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* 21. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's accent to your hiring procedure.

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* 22. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's being a ‘native’ speaker to your hiring procedure.

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* 23. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's experience to your hiring procedure.

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* 24. Please rate the importance of a potential teacher's experience to your hiring procedure.

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* 25. Does your school advertise for ‘native’ speakers only?

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* 26. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Client/student demands dictate our hiring/advertising regarding NESTs/nNESTs.

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* 27. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: NESTs know the language better than nNESTs.

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* 28. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: NESTs are better teachers than nNESTs

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* 29. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: nNESTs locally don't speak English well enough.

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* 30. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: nNESTs locally are poor teachers.

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* 31. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: nNESTs here are underqualified.

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* 32. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Hiring NESTs over nNESTs is dictated by our marketing.

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