The TEFLology Podcast
TEFL Interviews 16: Paul Nation on Vocabulary, Fluency, and Curriculum Design

In the first of our JALT 2015 special episodes we present an interview conducted with Paul Nation. Paul is a professor at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and the author of numerous books on vocabulary and other aspects of ELT. Matthew and Matt met Paul at the JALT 2015 conference in Shizuoka, Japan, and asked him some questions about vocabulary, fluency, and curriculum design. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

You can find out more about Paul at his university web page.

Direct download: Nation_Interview_2.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:02am JST

Episode 36: TEFL Equity with Marek Kiczkowiak

In this episode, for one week only, the TEFLologists are replaced by guest presenter Marek Kiczkowiak, who discuss with work with the organisation TEFL Equity Advocates. To find out more about Marek and his group please visit the TEFL Equity Advocates homepage.


Marek kindly responded to our questions about his interest in 'native speaker' and 'non-native speaker' issues in ELT, and about what people can do to bring about positive change.

If you would like to contact us, please send an email to or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.


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

Direct download: TEFLology_Episode_36a.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:03am JST