Liberating the Minds and Actions of English Language Teachers


  • Raja Nor Safinas Raja Harun Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
  • Stefanie Pillai Universiti Malaya.


In 2021, The English Teacher, one of the two journals published by the Malaysian English Language Teaching Association (MELTA), commemorates its 50th year of publication, making it the oldest continuously published journal in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT) in Malaysia. The English Teacher promotes research and reflections on English language teaching and learning practices, and policies at all levels of education. This aim continues to underlie the spirit of the journal and echoes the words of the late Tun Hamdan Sheikh Tahir upon launching The English Teacher in 1971: