The TEFLology Podcast (tesol)

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss a story about the evoltion of language on the internet, the life of this week's TEFL pioneer Lionel Billows, and the much-maligned "suggestopedia" methodology. 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_25.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:18am JST

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Dr. Anna Siyanova while she was in Tokyo to give a talk. Matt asked Dr. Siyanova some questions about the importance of teaching multi-word expressions to students. 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: Anna_Siyanova_Interview.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:07am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss The Guardian's seven issues in language learning, the life of today's TEFL pioneer David Crystal, and the idea of using augmented reality in the classroom. 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_24.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:29am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss Zoltan Dornyei's new concept of Direct Motivational Current (or DMC), the latin teaching techniques of our most ancient TEFL pioneer to date Ælfric of Eynsham, and some news about International Mother Language Day. 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_23.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:58am JST

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Professor Adrian Holliday at Canterbury Christ Church University in the UK. Rob asked Dr. Holliday some questions about his 1994 book Appropriate Methodology and Social Context, and how his views have changed since its publication. 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: Holliday_Interview.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:16am JST

In this episode (again recorded over skype) the TEFLologists discuss the focal skills teaching approach, and the life of the auxhiliary language pioneer and creator of Interlingua, Alice Vanderbilt Morris. Unfortunately, due to technical issues the TEFL news for this week was irretrievably lost. 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_22.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:46am JST

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