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The TEFLology Podcast

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A Podcast about Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics

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Jun 8, 2016

In this episode, the TEFLologists discuss the life and work of Australian educator Ruth Wajnryb, Basic English - an international auxiliary language, and the results of a recent study on Bidialectism. 

A link to Ruth Wajnryb's book discussed in Matt's section can be found here.

More information about Basic English can...


May 25, 2016

Today we bring you an interview with Dr. Jane Spiro. Jane works at Oxford Brookes University in the UK, where she is currently a Reader in Education and TESOL within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. She is also the programme leader for the MA in Education and TESOL. She is the author of Creative Poetry...


May 11, 2016

In this episode, the TEFLologists were joined by Russ Mayne on his recent visit to Japan. Russ works at the University of Leicester where he teaches on an EAP program amongst other courses. Russ is also popularly known for his blog: Evidence Based EFL, in which he looks at language teaching through an evidence-based...


Apr 27, 2016

In this episode the TEFLologists spoke to blogger, author and presenter Sandy Millin about the recent IATEFL2016 conference that took place in Birmingham, UK earlier this month. Matthew and Rob spoke to Sandy over Skype and asked her to reflect on the conference themes, presentations that she saw, how her...


Apr 13, 2016

In this episode we present an interview with Professor Batia Laufer. Batia Laufer is a professor at the University of Haifa, where she researches numerous topics in applied linguistics with a focus on vocabulary acquisition. Matt sat down with Professor Laufer and asked some questions about her career in...