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IATEFL 2013 LIVERPOOL: “The Body Remembers” (Scott Thornbury)

Interview Scott Thornbury For those of you who know me, and know me well, then you know that I have two (2) people who I hold in very high esteeem, for indeed, they are giants among the rest of us. … Continue reading

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The Macmillan Online Conference (November 2012)

November 5th & 6th (Primary) and 8th & 9th (Adult & Methodology) November 5th & 6th (Primary) and 8th & 9th (Adult & Methodology) Viv Lambert, Carol Read, Angela Llanas, Scott Thornbury, Adrian Underhill, Pete Sharma, Vaughan Jones, Louis Rogers, … Continue reading

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Scott Thornbury: A is for Aspect (2) & (1)

In this video, Scott addresses “perfect” aspect. His insights are enlightening. For starters, he points out that tense and aspect are two different “Beasts”, as he colorfully calls it. By “Beasts” he means ways of looking at events and situations. … Continue reading

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Reflection on Professional Development in a Principled Way: P is for Practised Control

Source: An A – Z of ELT (Scott Thornbury’s blog) http://scottthornbury.wordpress.com/2011/05/29/p-is-for-practised-control/ Every week, early on Sunday morning, there appears with regularity an intriguing, engaging, informative blog post by Scott Thornbury on his blog, “An A – Z of ELT. Today … Continue reading

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An A-Z of ELT: Scott Thornbury’s Treasure Trove: A is for Aspect – A is For Aims

Treasure. What images does this magical word conjure up? Treasure. Doesn’t it roll deliciously off the tongue, and ignite the mind with visions of fame and fortune? I’ll be honest. For me, “treasure” is a magic word. It ignites my … Continue reading

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Scott Thornbury: Seven Ways of Looking at Grammar | The New School

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Interview with Scott Thornbury: IATEFL Brighton 2011

Brighton Online The 45th Annual International IATEFL Conference & Exhibition Scott gives his impressions of Sue Palmer’s plenary session early in the day. Scott talks at length about the great educators of the past, and explains his interest in seeing … Continue reading

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“F” is for Focus On Form: A Dialogue With Scott Thornbury

Pssst! Hey teacher! Yes, you, Teacher of English as a Foreign Language. I’m talking to you? EFL Teacher: Who, me? Me: Yes, you. How would you like to have a dialogue with Scott Thornbury? EFL Teacher: Isn’t he one of … Continue reading

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The Linkedin Community Responds to the Great Debate: Is TEFL a Profession? Is Teaching a Profession? #CCK11 #ELTchat

Preamble: Ladies and gentlemen, here are the responses received from my Linkedin professional learning network (PLN). The responses represent a variety of viewpoints, some personal, others objective. From whatever vantage point you view these responses, the one thing you can … Continue reading

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Scott Thornbury Asked Two Questions: 1. Is TEFL Really a Profession? 2. Is Teaching Even a Profession? (#CCK11) (#ELTChat) (#sirken)

Welcome to the debate. I can see the fire in your eyes, you’re ready to give your opinions, to share your facts, to state your truths. First, as in any good debate, we need to define our terms. Definitions are … Continue reading

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