The TEFLology Podcast (tesol)

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the 'Crazy English' method of language learning, the life and work of the French teacher and language teaching pioneer Jean Manesca, and the book "Men and Masculinities in Global English Language Teaching' by Roslyn Appleby.

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

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Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:24am JST

In this episode, the TEFLologists review two books and a webinar related to ELT. First we take a look at "A History of Applied Linguistics: From 1980 to the present" by Kees de Bot. After that we discuss a recent webinar by former interviewee Richard Smith on ELT historiography, and finally we review the book "Teacher Evaluation in Second Language Education". If you would like to contact us please send an email to TEFLology@gmail.com.

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Direct download: TEFLology_Episode_40.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:44am JST

In this episode we present an interview conducted with David Block. David Block is a research professor of sociolinguistics at the University of Lleida through ICREA in Spain, and is the author of numerous books including The Social Turn in Second Language Acquisition, Second Language Identities, and Neoliberalism and Applied Linguistics. Matthew and Rob met Dr. Block after a talk he gave at International Christian University in Japan, and asked him some questions about the topic of his latest book, Social Class in Applied Linguistics. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. Please also don't forget to check out our new website at www.teflology-podcast.com.

You can find out more about David Block here.

Direct download: Block_Interview.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 10:23am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss David Cameron's plan to spend 20,000,000 pounds on the language learning of Muslim women, the life and work of the Hellenistic grammarian and this week's TEFL pioneer Dionysius Thorax, and the super secret experimental C group.

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

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Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:26am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss issues in computer mediated communication (or CMC), the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer Joseph Wright, and an article about reflective practice in ELTJ.

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

Direct download: TEFLology_Episode_38a.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:56am JST

TEFL Interviews 17: Joan Kang Shin on Teaching Young Learners and Online Teacher Training

In the third and final of our JALT 2015 special episodes we present an interview conducted with Joan Kang Shin. Dr. Shin is a professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and is an expert on teaching English to young learners, as well as being heavily involved in online teaching and teacher training. Matthew and Rob met Dr. Shin at the JALT 2015 conference in Shizuoka, Japan, and asked her some questions about her work. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. Please also don't forget to check out our new website at www.teflology-podcast.com.

You can find out more about Dr. Shin at her website.

Direct download: Kang_Shin_Interview_2.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 6:26pm JST

In the second of our JALT 2015 special episodes we bring you the presentation we gave at the conference about this podcast. The title was "Teachers Learning Though Podcasting: A Narrative" (it wasn't a narrative). 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_37.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 10:44am JST

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 teflology@gmail.com 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.

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

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Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:03am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists are joined by guest TEFLologist Marc to discuss Dogme lessons on TEFL diplomas, the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer Dave Willis, and the mass walkout of the editorial board of the journal Lingua. 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_35.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 8:49pm JST