The TEFLology Podcast
TEFL Interviews 14: Geoff Jordan on Teachers, Textbooks, and Power in ELT

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Geoff Jordan. Geoff Jordan is an associate tutor at the University of Leicester, a well-known blogger, and the author of "Theory Construction in Second Language Acquisition". Matthew spoke to Geoff over Skype and asked him some questions about his career, and about his opinions on teachers, textbooks, and power in the ELT industry.. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

 

You can find Geoff Jordan's Blog here: https://canlloparot.wordpress.com

His book is available on Amazon here: Theory Construction in Second Language Acquisition 

Direct download: Geoff_Jordan_Interview.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:00am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss some research about claimed universals of language, the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer Stephen Pit Corder, and The work done by Assistant Language Teachers. 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_32.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:11am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss Alistair Pennycook's new book 'Language and Mobility: Unexpected Places', the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer John Amos Comenius, and discuss Intercultural Communicative Competence. 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_31.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:54am JST

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