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Talking yourself into an MA TEFL: How to know when you are ready to do an MA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Source: The Guardian by Max de Lotbiniere Do you find yourself stalking your school staffroom at break time in search of colleagues who are willing to have a really good conversation about methodology? If so, you could be ready to … Continue reading

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Rethinking Class Size: The complex story of impact on teaching and learning. by Peter Blatchford and Anthony Russell

As stated in Chapter 1, this book addresses four main aims, which are to: 1. critically review this evidence on the connection between class size and academic attainment 2. better understand the connection between class size and classroom processes 3 … Continue reading

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How Teachers Want Emergency Distance Learning Improved

“Edtech Is Not The Future” Kara Newhouse Source: Mind/Shift Teachers from across the country reflect on their experiences teaching during the COVID-19 outbreak. In this post, seven teachers describe the emotional experience of recent months and share some of the … 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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What is teaching about? Professionalism and the limitations of standards and competences

by Christopher Day School of Education, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK *Correspondence Christopher Day, School of Education, University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road, Nottingham NG81BB, UK. Email: christopher.day@nottingham.ac.uk 1 | INTRODUCTION There is little doubt that responses to the question “What … Continue reading

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In Chile, Vocational. English. Is. Impossible.

Vocational English for vocational students is impossible in Chile, isn’t it? All of the students in the video above are learning a specific, vocational career. The majority of these students plan on entering the world of work, getting a job, … Continue reading

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My Life Story: Family, Friends & Writing

╚► 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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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: Should We Or Shouldn’t We?

To begin, let me wish you and your loved one(s) a very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Prosperous New Year! Thanks for taking the time to read and comment on this new series. So, what’s it all about? It’s about … Continue reading

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Teaching English Language Learners Worldwide: Theory & Practical Guide

It is estimated that over 1 billion people are currently learning English world wide. According to the British Council, as of the year 2,000 there were 750 million English as a Foreign language speakers. In addition, there were 375 million … Continue reading

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