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Wow! 2015 is off to a fast start with so many things happening for me personally and professionally. I start the year off, appropriately, with a free book for my readership. But first, to catch up on the news, I … Continue reading

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Language Death: The Case For Lifetime Language Maintenance for EFL Teachers

You can “lose” your language. After you learn a language, you must maintain your ability to use a language. Without maintenance, a learned language will wither away and die. Let there be no doubt about that. Language death is a … Continue reading

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Valid For Life: Should All English Language Teachers ReCertify Every Year? 2 Years?? Never???

Firstly, yes, let me be clear: Native and Non-Native Teachers of English are included. That’s what I mean by “all” – everybody, everyone who is a Teacher of English in a Second or Foreign Language context. So, here’s the Million … Continue reading

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Interview with David Graddol: League Tables for Nations Futile

Interview with David Graddol David talks about his exploration of the changing role of English around the world and the impact that global change is having on how and when English is taught. ** Countries worry where they rank but … Continue reading

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