The TEFLology Podcast

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

In this episode we present an interview conducted with Rod Ellis at Kanda University of International Studies, Japan. Matt and Matthew spoke to Professor Ellis about task-based language teaching, second language acquisition, and ELT research. 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: Rod_Ellis_Interview.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 7:05pm JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss some new from the latest iteration of the British National Corpus (BNC), the rise and fall of the audiolingualism methodology, and the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer Harold E. Palmer. 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_10.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 5:11pm JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss some new research into bilingualism and brain growth, the benefits of TESOL diplomas and Master's degrees, and the work of our first living TEFL pioneer, Nobuyuki Hino. 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_9.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 9:30am JST

In this episode we present two interviews conducted at the second international symposium on native-speakerism held at Saga University, Japan. Matt and Rob spoke to Stephanie Ann Houghton and Enric Llurda about native-speakerism, non-native speakers in language teaching, English as a lingua franca, and intercultural communication. 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: Native-speakerism_Special.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 5:52pm JST

In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the TPR (or 'Total Physical Response') methodology, the 16th century grammarian and spelling reformer William Bullokar, and a recent case of TEFL teachers smuggling drugs into South 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_8_2.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 4:11pm JST

In this episode, the TEFLologists discuss the methodology of Community Language Learning, the story of the Thomasites and their work establishing English-medium education in the Philippines, and a recent study investigating language learning motivation in China. 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_7.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 8:51am JST

In this episode Matthew and Rob caught up with Prof. Craig Smith at this year's JACET (Japan Association of College English Teachers) convention in Hiroshima. In the interview  Professor Craig Smith talks about the role of peace-building conferences and their relationship to language education in Japan. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology.

For more information about JUEMUN (Japan University English Model United Nations), please visit <juemun.weebly.com> 

We'd like to thank Prof. Craig Smith once again for giving us his time. 

 

 

Direct download: Craig_Smith_Interview.m4a
Category:TESOL -- posted at: 1:10pm JST