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Episode 96: Positive Words, Teaching Brains, and John Gallagher

2/12/2020
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In episode 96, Matt leads a discussion about the differences between male and females scholars' uses of positive words in academic papers, Matthew introduces the idea of The Teaching Brain, and Rob talk about John Gallagher's book - Learning Languages in Early Modern England. Please enjoy! The article Matt refers to can be accessed here -...

Duration:00:52:54

Small Changes, Big Results by John Fanselow - Ep 5: Chapter 5, Section 3

1/29/2020
This is an audiobook extract of John F. Fanselow's 2017 title 'Small Changes in Teaching, Big Results in Learning,' presented by The TEFLology Podcast and read by John himself. In the fifth episode (and final for now) of this limited series, John reads from Chapter 5, section 3, a section called “what did you do on the weekend.” The audio you hear is an abridged arrangement of the written book version. Enjoy! Click this link to find and purchase John's book:...

Duration:00:09:12

Small Changes, Big Results by John Fanselow - Ep 4: Chapter 4, Section 3

1/21/2020
This is an audiobook extract of John F. Fanselow's 2017 title 'Small Changes in Teaching, Big Results in Learning,' presented by The TEFLology Podcast and read by John himself. In the fourth episode of this limited series, John reads from Chapter 4, section 3, a section called “dismounted horses, saddles, reins”. The audio you hear is an abridged arrangement of the written book version. Enjoy! Click this link to find and purchase John's book:...

Duration:00:17:32

Small Changes, Big Results by John Fanselow - Ep 3: Chapter 3, Section 9

1/15/2020
This is an audiobook extract of John F. Fanselow's 2017 title 'Small Changes in Teaching, Big Results in Learning,' presented by The TEFLology Podcast and read by John himself. In the second episode of this limited series, John reads from Chapter 3, section 9, a section called “Fortunately, the copy machine is broken”. The audio you hear is an abridged arrangement of the written book version. Enjoy! Click this link to find and purchase John's book:...

Duration:00:16:14

Small Changes, Big Results by John Fanselow - Ep 2: Chapter 2, Section 5

1/8/2020
This is an audiobook extract of John F. Fanselow's 2017 title 'Small Changes in Teaching, Big Results in Learning,' presented by The TEFLology Podcast and read by John himself. In the second episode of this limited series, John reads an extract from Chapter 2, section 5, called “People hearing about listening”. The audio you hear is an abridged arrangement of this section. Enjoy! Click this link to find and purchase John's book:...

Duration:00:16:13

Small Changes, Big Results by John Fanselow - Ep 1: Intro, Foreword, & Preface

12/18/2019
This is an audiobook extract of John F. Fanselow's 2017 title 'Small Changes in Teaching, Big Results in Learning,' presented by The TEFLology Podcast and read by John himself. In the first episode of this limited series, John talks from the introduction, foreword, and preface of the book. The audio you hear is an abridged arrangement of these sections. Enjoy! Click this link to find and purchase John's book: ...

Duration:00:30:06

Episode 95: App Development with the Extempore Team

12/5/2019
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. Today we bring you a guest hosted episode by the creators of the Extempore, the speaking practice app. We asked them some questions about what inspired the creation of Extempore, the factors that go into designing a language learning or teaching app, and some of the ways that Extempore has been and can be used by teachers and learners. See more information about...

Duration:00:42:30

Episode 94: Frame Analysis, Brian Abbs and Ingrid Freebairn, and Escape Rooms

11/20/2019
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In episode 94, Rob attempts to describe his method of frame analysis in the study of ideology in ELT, Matt discusses the life and work of Brian Abbs and Ingrid Freebairn, and Matthew discusses the use of escape rooms in language learning. Enjoy! Information about Brian Abbs and Ingrid Freebairn can be found here:...

Duration:00:43:14

Episode 93: Taking Work Home, Online Learning, and Teaching Habits

11/6/2019
In episode 93, the TEFLologists take a relaxed approach, with some free form discussion of issues that have been on our minds. Matthew raises the question of bringing work home, Rob discusses his experiences of online language learning, and Matt helms a discussion about our teaching habits. Enjoy! Email: teflology@gmail.com Website: https://teflology-podcast.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEFLology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TEFLologypodcast YouTube:...

Duration:00:53:19

TEFL Interviews 60: Olly Richards on Language Learning

10/22/2019
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. Today we bring you an interview with Olly Richards. Olly is founder and creator of I Will Teach You a Language - an online resource that offers courses for learning a range of languages. Being a successful learner of multiple languages himself, Olly is also author of the Short Stories in... series - a collection of story books for beginner language learners. In this...

Duration:00:55:10

Episode 92: James Summers, BAAL 2019, and The Michel Thomas Method

10/2/2019
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In episode 92, Matt explains the Michel Thomas Method of language teaching, Rob discusses his experiences at the BAAL 2019 conference, and Matt talks about the life and work of James Summers. Enjoy! Information on the Michael Thomas method can be found here: https://www.michelthomas.com Information about James Summers can be found here:...

Duration:00:46:59

TEFL Interviews 59: Kensaku Yoshida (PanSIG 2019)

9/17/2019
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast about language teaching, and related matters. We are pleased to be bringing you the third and final plenary interview session that we were invited to conduct at the 2019 JALT PanSIG conference. This interview features Professor Kensaku Yoshida, who is Director in the Center for Language Education and Research at Sophia University, Tokyo. Matthew asked Dr. Yoshida about his extensive experience and views in the area of Japan's foreign...

Duration:00:51:39

TEFL Interviews 58: Stephanie Ann Houghton (PanSIG 2019)

9/11/2019
Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast about language teaching, and related matters. We are pleased to be sharing with the second of our three plenary interviews that we were invited to conduct at the 2019 JALT PanSIG conference. The conference took place in May, nearby the city of Kobe in Japan. This interview is with Professor Stephanie Ann Houghton. Stephanie works in the Faculty of Art and Regional Design at Saga University, Japan. Matt asked questions to Stephanie about her...

Duration:00:48:28

TEFL Interviews 57: Siew Ming Thang (PanSIG 2019)

9/4/2019
Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast about language teaching, and related matters. We are pleased to be sharing with the first of our three plenary interviews that we were invited to conduct at the 2019 JALT PanSIG conference. The conference took place in May, nearby the city of Kobe in Japan. The first interview features Dr. Siew Ming Thang. Professor Thang works in the Faculty of Education and Languages at HELP University in Kuala Lumpur. Rob asked Siew Ming questions about CALL...

Duration:00:49:06

TEFL Interviews 56: Diane Larsen-Freeman on Complexity

8/20/2019
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. We are delighted to bring you an interview with Diane Larsen-Freeman. Diane is currently a Professor Emerita in Education and in Linguistics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Diane concentrates her research on the process of second language acquisition. She has found that complexity theory provides new insights into language, its acquisition, and its...

Duration:00:29:51

Episode 91: John Manjirō, TPRS, and Jacob Rees-Mogg

8/7/2019
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In episode 91, Rob charts the life and work of John Manjirō, Matt talks about Jacob Rees-Mogg's language style guide, and Matthew introduces TPRS (Teaching Proficiency through Reading & Storytelling). Enjoy! Information John Manjirō can be found here:http://www.whitfield-manjiro.org/the-manjiro-story.html Information about Jacob Rees-Mogg's language style guide can...

Duration:00:54:03

Episode 90: The 5 Year Anniversary Show

7/26/2019
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. We're 5 years old! Happy anniversary to us. To celebrate, here is a special episode where we reflect back on our episodes up to this point. We'll talk about some funny moments, our favourite pioneers, what we've learnt from podcasting, and much more. Thank you for your support over the years, please enjoy! Email: teflology@gmail.com Website:...

Duration:01:14:41

TEFL Interviews 55: Charlie Browne on Vocabulary

7/9/2019
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. We are delighted to bring you an interview with Dr. Charlie Browne. Charlie works at Meiji Gakuen University in Tokyo. He is a specialist in Vocabulary and Reading research, especially as they apply to online learning, and has written research articles, books, and textbooks about these topics. As well as creating two new corpus-based word lists for second language...

Duration:00:51:16

Episode 89: Evangelicalism, David Graddol, and the ELTons

6/26/2019
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In episode 89, Matthew discusses this year's ELTons Innovation Award winners, Rob talks about Evangelicalism in ELT, and Matt reflects on the life and work of David Graddol. Information about this year's ELTons awards can be found...

Duration:00:43:10

TEFL Interviews 54: Michael Swan on Pedagogy

6/12/2019
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. For today’s episode, we are delighted to bring you an interview with Michael Swan. Michael is known for his numerous books, which include Practical English Usage, Basic English Usage, and The Good Grammar Book. Michael’s wide interests include pedagogic grammar, mother-tongue influence in second language acquisition, and the relationship between applied linguistic theory...

Duration:00:26:07