The TEFLology Podcast

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Professor Nina Spada at the JALT 2014 International Conference. Rob and Matthew asked Dr. Spada some questions about the two talks she gave at the conference, one on the best age to learn languages, and the second on the role of form-focused instruction. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

 

TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics

Direct download: Nina_Spada_Interview_2.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 11:38pm JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the "dictogloss" teaching technique, the life and work of Rebecca Oxford, and the results of a study into which languages have the most global influence. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

 

TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics

Direct download: TEFLology_Episode_14.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 10:16am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss a study concerning the relationship between foreign language use and decision making, the "learner coaching" approach to teaching, and the life and work of Mario Rinvolucri. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

 

TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics

Direct download: TEFLology_Episode_13.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 8:34pm JST

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Professor Henry Widdowson and Professor Barbara Seidlhofer at the 4th ELF International Workshop held at Waseda University, Japan. Rob and Matt asked Dr. Widdowson and Dr. Seidlhofer some questions about the talks they gave, and about their research into English as a Lingua Franca. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

 

TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics

Direct download: Widdowson-Seidlhofer_Interview.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 5:57pm JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss a study concerning kidspeak and fillers, the CLIL submethod 'reacting to the past', and the work of Robert Phillipson and his thesis on linguistic imperialism. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

 

TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics

Direct download: TEFLology_Episode_12.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 11:19pm JST

In this episode a guest TEFLologist joins the podcast to discuss authenticity in ELT, The work of Stephen Krashen, and foreign language education in UK primary schools. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

 

TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics

Direct download: TEFLology_Episode_11_1.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 6:41pm JST

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Rod Ellis at Kanda University of International Studies, Japan. Matt and Matthew spoke to Professor Ellis about task-based language teaching, second language acquisition, and ELT research. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

 

TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics

Direct download: Rod_Ellis_Interview.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 7:05pm JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss some new from the latest iteration of the British National Corpus (BNC), the rise and fall of the audiolingualism methodology, and the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer Harold E. Palmer. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

 

TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics

Direct download: TEFLology_Episode_10.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 5:11pm JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss some new research into bilingualism and brain growth, the benefits of TESOL diplomas and Master's degrees, and the work of our first living TEFL pioneer, Nobuyuki Hino. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

 

TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics

Direct download: TEFLology_Episode_9.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:30am JST

In this episode we present two interviews conducted at the second international symposium on native-speakerism held at Saga University, Japan. Matt and Rob spoke to Stephanie Ann Houghton and Enric Llurda about native-speakerism, non-native speakers in language teaching, English as a lingua franca, and intercultural communication. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

 

TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics

Direct download: Native-speakerism_Special.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 5:52pm JST