The TEFLology Podcast (tesol)

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

Direct download: TEFLology_Episode_36a.m4a
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

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Diane Hawley Nagatomo. Diane is an associate professor at the Ochanomizu University, and the author of "Exploring Japanese University English Teachers' Professional Identity". Rob met Diane at her institution and asked her some questions about her career, about her book, and about her involvement with the JALT GALE (Gender Awareness in Language Education) SIG. 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 Diane at her JALT member's profile and on here academia.edu page.

If you want to hear more, a previous interview is available here.

Diane's book "Exploring Japanese English Teachers' Professional Identity" is available on Amazon or directly from Multilingual Matters.

Direct download: Nagatomo_Interview_2.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:09am JST

In this episode, the TEFLologists bring you a terrifying, bone-chilling Halloween special in which we discuss hordes of zombies in teaching materials, the nightmarish impossibility of genuine classroom conversation, and the spine tingling explorations into the world of the supernatural by the paranormally linguistically gifted Charles Berlitz. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

The Round

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

Direct download: TEFLology_Episode_34.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:07am JST

In this episode, in honour of international podcast day the TEFLologists discuss podcasts, podcasting, and the TEFLology podcast in particular. 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_33.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:16am JST

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