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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
This paper is an attempt to report on a qualitative study of the first teacher education program at the Iran Language Institute. The whole program is divided into two terms, each term consisting of 120 hours of instruction. The program covers both language courses as well as a methodology course. The purpose of this study is to look into the nature of the theoretical basis of the methodology course. The data for this study was gathered through observation of the methodology course, interview with the course instructor and written answers to some questions given by the participants of the study. After commenting on certain strong points of the whole program, the writer suggests that informing the participants of the concept of reflective teaching would make a great improvement in methodology course of this program.