The TEFLology Podcast (tesol)

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

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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

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Professor Nina Spada at the JALT 2014 International Conference. Rob and Matthew asked Dr. Spada some questions about the two talks she gave at the conference, one on the best age to learn languages, and the second on the role of form-focused instruction. 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: Nina_Spada_Interview_2.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 11:38pm JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the "dictogloss" teaching technique, the life and work of Rebecca Oxford, and the results of a study into which languages have the most global influence. 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_14.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 10:16am JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss a study concerning the relationship between foreign language use and decision making, the "learner coaching" approach to teaching, and the life and work of Mario Rinvolucri. 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_13.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 8:34pm JST

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Professor Henry Widdowson and Professor Barbara Seidlhofer at the 4th ELF International Workshop held at Waseda University, Japan. Rob and Matt asked Dr. Widdowson and Dr. Seidlhofer some questions about the talks they gave, and about their research into English as a Lingua Franca. 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: Widdowson-Seidlhofer_Interview.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 5:57pm JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss a study concerning kidspeak and fillers, the CLIL submethod 'reacting to the past', and the work of Robert Phillipson and his thesis on linguistic imperialism. 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_12.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 11:19pm JST

In this episode a guest TEFLologist joins the podcast to discuss authenticity in ELT, The work of Stephen Krashen, and foreign language education in UK primary schools. 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_11_1.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 6:41pm JST