The TEFLology Podcast (tesol)

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the Free Con (free conversation) "method", some news around the Demand High method (or meme), and the life and influence of the Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin. We also engaged in a highly inappropriate giggling fit. 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_21.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 7:07pm JST

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Lindsay Clandfield and Luke Meddings a few weeks ago over skype. Matthew and Matt asked Lindsay and Luke about their work with the ELT publishing collective The Round, as well as touching on a few other topics around their areas of interest. 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: Lindsay_Clandfield.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:00am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss part two of the life of Lawrence William Faucett, the 'native speaker' requirement in job advertisments, and a creepy advert for an English school in Japan. 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_20.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 1:27am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss part one of the life of Lawrence William Faucett, the validity of the native speaker concept, and some news concerning a new research group focused on ELT history. 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_19.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 7:38am JST

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Professor Claire Kramsch at the JALT 2014 International Conference. Matthew and Matt asked Dr. Kramsch some questions about the topic of the conference - language learning and crossing borders. 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: Claire_Kramsch_Interview.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 10:59am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the life of the American defector James Dresnok, the importance of task planning, and some news about taboo subjects in ELT publishing. 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_18.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 7:30am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the work of John Searle and J.L. Austin on speech act theory, the pros and cons of programs tht promise to help you learn a language in a short span of time, and some news about opportunities to teach English in North Korea. 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_17.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:00am JST

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Professor Phil Benson at the JALT 2014 International Conference. Rob and Matt asked Dr. Benson some questions about learner autonomy, and discussed some of the emerging insights from neuroscience into language learning. 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: Phil_Benson_Interview.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:53am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the traditional Japanese language learning method of Yakudoku, the contributions of Wilhelm Viëtor to the Reform Movement in English Language Teaching, and a study concerning language learning motivation in the UK. 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_16.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 4:05pm JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the "language play" learning method, the life and work of Daniel Jones, and a study put out by Pearson to support their Global Scale of English. 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_15.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 8:56pm JST