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Growth mindset in an EFL classroom

Teachers at PS/IS 266, a public elementary and middle school in New York City, share the ways they have integrated growth mindset approaches and language into the classroom to help build student persistence. These approaches include establishing structures for peer-to-peer … Continue reading

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25 Centuries of Language Teaching: M is for METHOD

Seven key quotes on the subject of method: “Methods are of little interest”  Kelly, L.G.  1969. 25 Centuries of Language Teaching. Rowley, MA: Newbury House, p. 2. “The development of language-teaching methods … has in fact been empirical rather than … Continue reading

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Portfolios as a Strategy to Lower English Language Test Anxiety: The Case of Chile

Amanda Contreras-Soto, M.A., Parroquial Santa Rosa de Lo Barnechea School, Chile, ama.contreras@gmail.com Mauricio Véliz-Campos, Prof., Teaching and Learning, Universidad SEK, Chile, mauricio.veliz@usek.cl Leonardo Véliz PhD, Deakin University, Burwood-Australia, leonardo.v@deakin.edu.au Abstract: Source: International Journal of Instruction January, 2019 ● Vol.12, No.1e-ISSN: … Continue reading

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Greenglish: The Greeks had a word for it … until now, as language is deluged by English terms

The Greeks had a word for it … until now, as language is deluged by English terms Source: The Guardian A leading linguist pleads for moderation as a huge outbreak of ‘Greenglish’, much of it Covid-related, spreads Usually, Professor Georgios … Continue reading

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Second Language Acquisition: Language, Culture & Identity, For Practical Use by English Language Learners Worldwide ELL / ESL / EAL / EFL

(Paperback) “Written for new teachers, experienced teachers, parents of English Language Learners worldwide, and students from all disciplines with a need to know how students learn English in actual day to day practice. This book provides an actionable answer to … Continue reading

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Teacher experiences: Teaching Adults English During The Covid19 Pandemic

Source: Cambridge University Press Published 2 July 2020 Raquel Ribeiro shares her experience of teaching adults English during the Covid-19 pandemic from São Paulo, Brazil. March 2020 Let’s flash back to a few months ago, or to March 2020 to … Continue reading

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How to Manage ESL/ELL Students During Remote Learning: Recent Experience From The USA

How to Manage ESL/ELL Students During Remote Learning Source: Tech & Learning By Sascha Zuger Serving ESL/ELL students during remote learning translates into unique challenges More than five million English language learners (ESL/ELL students) find themselves in a precarious position … Continue reading

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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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Where Is The Teaching And Learning Of English In Chile Going? Quo Vadis?

Nowadays (2019), the teacher of English in Chile, is a language teaching professional. I say that frankly and sincerely, based on my personal participation and observations of the past 18 years, as a teacher trainer, educator, and English Language Teaching … Continue reading

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