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Dr. Paula Rebolledo Interview – IATEFL Liverpool 2 April, 2019 & IATEFL Chile XIV International Conference – 23 July, 2016

Red Hot Chile TEFL: An evidence-based approach with local flavour Classroom practices can be influenced by knowledge, experiences, sometimes intuition but less often by research-based evidence. If such evidence is accessible to teachers it is usually incomprehensible and it may … Continue reading

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Have You Read A Good Book Today? Teaching English Language Learners Worldwide

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP Family, friends and writing is my life story. The common thread that holds everything together is English Language Teaching. Everything is directly or indirectly related to English. Yes, it is fair to say that English is my life. … Continue reading

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Pasantía Al Extranjero: Para Docentes de Inglés

El Plan Nacional de Inglés, English in English, impulsado por la División de Educación General a través del PIAP, busca por una parte mejorar el aprendizaje del idioma inglés entre los estudiantes de 5º básico a 4toº medio y por … Continue reading

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#Chile – English Opens Doors Program: 2019 Volunteer Application Process is Now Open!

The English Opens Doors Program (Programa Inglés Abre Puertas) is an initiative supported by the Chilean Ministry of Education. For more information about the organization of the Ministry of Education and where our program falls within the hierarchy, please click … Continue reading

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ESP Teachers: Reluctant Dwellers in a Strange and Uncharted Land

ESP teachers are all too often reluctant dwellers in a strange and uncharted land. What do I mean by that? Well, teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is challenging, and often you find yourself out of your comfort zone, with … Continue reading

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Tener la camiseta bien puesta: “Have the shirt on well”

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP Según el Diccionario De Chileno Actual, la frase, “tener la camiseta bien puesta” significa:  Ser leal; entregarse a una causa; esforzarse en el trabajo; cf. puesto, hincha, dar lo mejor de sí. Por ejemplo: “la hinchada del … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Teaching English Language Learners Worldwide

Classrooms across the world are becoming increasingly diverse with increasing numbers of students whose primary home languages are not English. In the USA, state-reported data estimated 10 percent of the US school-aged population (PreK-twelfth grade) as students identified as limited … Continue reading

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AIN’T I A WOMAN? by Sojourner Truth

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP At the Oxford Teaching Academy (Professional Development from Oxford), EFL teachers not only learn from the course facilitator, but also from each other. Questions and issues of concern get looked at through the lens of theory and practice … Continue reading

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Teaching The N-Word To EFL Students: Fired For Using The N-Word

We should teach our EFL/ESL students that using the N-Word is not a good idea. Why? Well, there are legal consequences. It is important for them to know this fact. Simply telling them, “NEVER say the word” may actually cause … Continue reading

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Teaching The N-Word To EFL Students: Nigger In The Classroom, Or, More Than A Survival Strategy

The survival strategy is quite simple: NEVER say (or write) the N-word. Never speak the unspeakable word: Nigger. If our EFL/ESL students follow that strategy, they will survive their encounters with anyone who has dark skin, anywhere on this planet. … Continue reading

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