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A podcast about ELT, SLA and other stuff by members of the Barcelona cooperative SLB.

A podcast about ELT, SLA and other stuff by members of the Barcelona cooperative SLB.

Location:

Spain

Description:

A podcast about ELT, SLA and other stuff by members of the Barcelona cooperative SLB.

Twitter:

@SLBCoop

Language:

English


Episodes

Talking Tasks with Peter Skehan

10/8/2021
The full interview with Peter Skehan will be available to participants on our TBLT course. The next course begins on October 22nd 2021 - please visit the course page for more information! Peter Skehan has written extensively on tasks and the relationship between task conditions, task types and learner output. Some of his key publications include: Task-based instruction We also recommend the following volume in honour of Skehan:

Duration:00:49:45

In Memoriam Mike Long

4/29/2021
Many thanks to Roger Gilabert, Marta González-Lloret, Carme Muñoz and Geoff Jordan for their contributions to this podcast. The tribute website to Mike, with many memories and photos, can be found here. Mike's publications are too many to mention but there is perhaps no better starting point than his 2015 Second Language Acquisition and Task-Based Language Teaching. There is also a detailed CV on his University of Maryland homepage here. You should also look out for the forthcoming...

Duration:01:26:59

SLB Origin Stories

3/9/2021
This episode deals with the origins of SLB and some of the trials, tribulations and triumphs of forming a cooperative of language services. In order of appearance: listen hereMain Source - Live at the BarbequeThe New Day Co-opThe Treacherous Three - Yes We Can Can

Duration:01:21:21

Racism and whiteness in ELT

11/10/2020
For full show notes, please visit https://www.slb.coop/the-slb-podcast-ep-10-racism-whiteness-in-elt/

Duration:01:07:07

The coursebook "debate" pt. 2

8/19/2020
For full show notes, please see https://www.slb.coop/the-slb-podcast-ep-9-the-coursebook-debate-pt-2/

Duration:01:39:25

"We need to talk about coursebooks", with Geoff Jordan, Nick White and Matthew Ellman

7/3/2020
Please see the full show notes here: https://www.slb.coop/the-slb-podcast-ep-8-we-need-to-talk-about-coursebooks-show-notes/

Duration:00:57:39

7: Finnish Dreams (and Nightmares) with Myles Klynhout & Elina Paatsila

4/26/2020
This episode covers the SLB response to the Coronavirus crisis, a chat with Myles Klynhout about life living, working and studying in Finland, and an interview between Myles and Elina Paatsila of Positive Learning. Full show notes can be found here: https://www.slb.coop/the-slb-podcast-ep-7-finnish-dreams-and-nightmares-show-notes/

Duration:01:09:09

6: Things of 2019 with Neil, Geoff, Simon, Anita & Elen

12/31/2019
Full show notes can be found here.

Duration:01:16:32

5: Vicious Circles around 'The Great Toad' with Scott Thornbury and Geoff Jordan

11/28/2019
Full show notes can be read here: https://www.slb.coop/the-slb-podcast-ep-5-vicious-circles-and-the-great-toad-of-elt-with-scott-thornbury-and-geoff-jordan-show-notes/

Duration:00:55:50

4: Precarity (Know the Ledge) with Paul Walsh, James Venner & Alice Copello

11/13/2019
Full show notes here: https://www.slb.coop/the-slb-podcast-ep-4-precarity-know-the-ledge-show-notes

Duration:01:21:33

3: Mike Long on TBLT, Focus on Form & Philosophy of Education

10/21/2019
Full show notes are here: https://www.slb.coop/the-slb-podcast-ep-3-with-mike-long-show-notes/

Duration:01:04:45

2: On SLA, 1960s student protest, the Angry Brigade & exile

10/9/2019
Full show notes can be found here: https://www.slb.coop/the-slb-podcast-ep-2-show-notes/

Duration:01:13:34

1: Neil & Geoff on the ELT Hydra, TBLT, SLA & Emergentism

9/23/2019
More on our TBLT course here. Geoff's blog is here. For more on SLB: website, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Duration:00:59:28