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On Teacher Talking Time, Leo, Mike, and Andrew bring you discussions, interviews, and debates on English language training and learning. From approaches, misconceptions, and successful and failed case studies, each episode is dedicated to their vision: continual growth. They interview teachers and learners from around the world, and also debate the merits of common teaching approaches.

On Teacher Talking Time, Leo, Mike, and Andrew bring you discussions, interviews, and debates on English language training and learning. From approaches, misconceptions, and successful and failed case studies, each episode is dedicated to their vision: continual growth. They interview teachers and learners from around the world, and also debate the merits of common teaching approaches.
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On Teacher Talking Time, Leo, Mike, and Andrew bring you discussions, interviews, and debates on English language training and learning. From approaches, misconceptions, and successful and failed case studies, each episode is dedicated to their vision: continual growth. They interview teachers and learners from around the world, and also debate the merits of common teaching approaches.

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@LYEnetwork

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English


Episodes

Episode 9: A Teacher's Responsibility is his or her Response Ability

4/20/2019
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LYE's Leo and Andrew jumped across the atlantic recently to attend the annual ELT conference at International House, Barcelona. Teacher Talking Time is happy to present a mini series chronicling their travels, the conference, and all teaching related (and some non-teaching related) takeaways from the journey. This is part III, and is dedicated to a talk by Dr. Angi Malderez. Malderez is an Honorary Senior Fellow of the School of Education, the University of Leeds, and her bio and many works...

Duration:00:46:43

Episode 8: Teacher Advocate Aileen Bowe

3/31/2019
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In this episode, Andrew talks to language teacher and advocate Aileen Bowe. Aileen is from Ireland and advocates for fairness and regulation in the ELT industry. As a result of her work with ELT Advocacy and Manchester Advocacy, she has seen legislation pass which will provide language teachers in Ireland and the UK with the working conditions they have long been waiting for. Aileen shares her stories of below-average working conditions, job loss, and questions why the industry has so few...

Duration:00:51:33

Episode 7: ILAC Director of Studies Barbara Mendes

3/17/2019
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In this episode, Andrew chats with the extremely talented Barbara Mendes. Barbara has been in the ELT industry for over 20 years and wears many hats: teacher, teacher trainer, language coach, small business founder, and, currently, the Director or Studies at the International Language Academy of Canada. Andrew asks Barbara about her experience, how she got started in the industry, about the characteristics she looks for when hiring new teachers, and how she is trying to impart a new mindset...

Duration:01:10:49

Episode 6: The Barcelona Chronicles, ɪɪ

3/3/2019
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LYE's Leo and Andrew jumped across the atlantic recently to attend the annual ELT conference at International House, Barcelona. Teacher Talking Time is happy to present a mini series chronicling their travels, the conference, and all teaching related (and some non-teaching related) takeaways from the journey. Part II is a special edition of Teacher Talking Time and is dedicated to those who love learning all over the world. In this episode, Andrew and Leo continue their travels and conduct...

Duration:00:40:26

Episode 5: The Barcelona Chronicles, ɪ

2/23/2019
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LYE's Leo and Andrew jumped across the atlantic recently to attend the annual ELT conference at International House, Barcelona. Teacher Talking Time is happy to present a mini series chronicling their travels, the conference, and all teaching related (and some non-teaching related) takeaways from the journey. In Part I, we hear from them at different stages of their trip as they discuss their challenges with jetlag, settling into Spanish culture, and what they are anticipating from the...

Duration:01:28:45

Episode 4: Tackling Native Speaker Bias in ELT - an Interview with Marek Kiczkowiak

2/12/2019
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In this episode, Andrew sits down with teacher, author, and advocate Marek Kiczkowiak. They talk about the long-standing bias against non-native speaker teachers in the English training industry. As Marek explains, it has been a significant problem for a long time, but it doesn't need to be. Through his organization - TEFL Equity Advocates - and his Academy where he runs his own courses for tackling the stigma - TEFL Equity Academy - Marek has made quite a positive impact. And he's only just...

Duration:00:59:54

Episode 3: Don't Make Resolutions; Cultivate Habits in 2019

2/4/2019
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In this episode, Leo, Mike, and Andrew discuss the failings of their New Year's Resolutions one month into 2019. They ponder why resolutions don't work, why we put so much pressure on ourselves to make them, and if "cultvating habits" would be more fruitful, especially as teachers. They conclude by asking the listeners how they plan to create better habits in their personal and professional lives. For more info on what we do at LYE, check out: Our Website Our catalog of online courses on...

Duration:00:37:23

Episode 2: The Trials and Tribulations of ELL in Brazil - An Interview with Fabi Neves

1/31/2019
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In this episode, Andrew speaks with English teacher and school owner Fabi Neves. Fabi, a native of Brazil, has lived and taught in many countries over her 12 year career. She tells Andrew about her experience, her views on learning - and the teacher's role in it - challenges Brazilians are facing in terms of their acquisition of the English language, and also about her institute, The Buxton School, located near Rio de Janeiro. Contact Fabi: Email: english.now@hotmail.com The Buxton...

Duration:00:48:55

Episode 1: A Welcome to Learn YOUR English and the Importance of Developing a Growth Mindset

1/29/2019
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In Teacher Talking Time's inaugural episode, Leo, Mike, and Andrew discuss how Learn YOUR English came to be, its goals - including its different approach to teacher and student education - and how developing a growth mindset is crucial to being a lifelong learner. For more info on what we do, check out: Our Website Our catalog of online courses Or shoot us an email: info@learnyourenglish.com

Duration:00:34:06