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Far too much of language teaching literature is, to quote Stephen Krashen, “Far too long, far too incomprehensible and far too full of jargon,” not to mention far too expensive. The TEFL Training Institute podcast is short, easy to understand and free. In each 15-minute episode, we discuss practical, thought-provoking or controversial topics with our friends, and some of the biggest names in language teaching. From motivation to materials, training to teenagers, approaches to assessment, if ...
 
TEFLology is a bi-weekly podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) and related matters, presented by three self-certified TEFLologists. We take a lighthearted look at the fields of English language teaching (ELT) and applied linguistics, with topics ranging from TESOL methodologies and approaches to current affairs and history.
 
The Study Legal English Podcast is the world's first legal English podcast. Helping lawyers and law students become fluent in legal English. Legal English is difficult to master and is important for lawyers and law students around the world. If you'd like to improve your legal English, don't worry, by listening to the regular Legal English podcast you can gradually improve. Podcast Pro members can also access further learning resources such as transcripts and quizzes. Disclaimer: This podcas ...
 
TEFL commute is a podcast for language teachers. It is not about language teaching though inevitably it might crop up. All three of us are avid podcast listeners and like playing around making our own. TEFL commute is meant to be a light-hearted listen aimed at brightening your daily commute to class. Each episode is built a round a topic that you could use in your teaching and the podcast will have page on this site that will link you to articles, questions and resources you can use with yo ...
 
In these podcasts Robert William McCaul and Marek Kiczkowiak discuss different matters related to learning and teaching English, as well as other foreign languages. Each podcast is about 20 minutes in length. If you've enjoyed the podcasts, please rate them on iTunes here: https://itun.es/i6LZ4T3 Visit our website to stay up to date with all the recent epsiodes: www.theteflshow.com The podcast music theme is under Creative Commons ShareAlike 3.0 International License and was downloaded from ...
 
Have you ever thought about teaching English as a second language? In this podcast, teacher training duo Shannon Felt and Lauren Harrington offer actionable advice and inspirational stories for current and aspiring ESL teachers. Learn how to get started teaching ESL at home or abroad, get practical teaching tips to perfect your classroom methodology, and listen in on interviews with industry experts and teachers around the world to indulge your wanderlust.
 
The ELTchat podcast contains all the latest news from the world of English Language Teaching. Made by teachers, for teachers, it will keep you up to date with everything that is going on in ELT, concentrating on our twice weekly Twitter chat, #ELTchat. Go to eltchat.com for more information.
 
Teachers know that when classes are done, the beer has been poured, teachers gather around the table, and the talk turns to...teaching. Great (and not so great ideas) are tossed around, argued, praised, and ridiculed. What's been missing is a microphone on the table. Until now. If you're a teacher, and especially if you're teaching in Japan, have a listen. Tony and Charles talk about what they've learned, what works, what doesn't, and what other teachers like you have to say.
 
Learning a new language? Get your language learning questions answered by polyglot Olly Richards, who speaks 8 languages and runs the popular blog - I Will Teach You A Language. Whatever's holding you back on the path to fluency, tune in twice a week to get your regular dose of language learning motivation, with Olly and other polyglot guests, such as Benny Lewis, Luca Lampariello, Richard Simcott and Alex Rawlings. Learn Spanish, Learn French, Learn German, Learn Italian, Learn Portuguese, ...
 
In our podcasts, senior trainers will share what goes on behind the scenes of a training and within the trainers' mind. Episodes will include training tips, methodologies, resources, theories, techniques, personal anecdotes, and reflections and analysis of actual sessions. Content covers language acquisition, English instruction, adult education, training as personal and professional development, and leadership, among others.
 
ESOL listening practice materials for English language learners. Prepared by ‘one of the best writers of language learner materials in English'. All levels including IELTS, FCE, GCSE etc. Linked worksheets and other learning resources can be found here: https://esolepacks.com/
 
When I look back on my ESL career in I wonder how I survived at all. It was of course a difficult experience, the easy experience is hardly worth your while. Worse than the regular, difficult teaching experience, is the difficult, Saudi teaching experience, and worse yet is the difficult, Saudi, female teaching experience.(Thanks to Mr McCourt for my intro).This podcast is aimed at female western language instructors living and working in the Middle East. Covering a range of topics from in a ...
 
Are you interested in living in different countries, learning new cultures and languages, and teaching English to be able to do that? Each week, Jesse will share stories, advice, and ideas that will help your move be as smooth and beneficial as possible. Welcome to the More Than English Podcast. More material and class notes at https://www.sweedacademy.com/podcast Become a Participating Member to support the show and join the academy: https://sweedacademy.teachable.com/ If you're a teacher, ...
 
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David Nunan joins us to discuss the input we use in language lessons and what we do with it. Ross Thorburn: Hi, everyone. Welcome back to "TEFL Training Institute" podcast. I'm Ross Thorburn and this week we're talking about authentic texts. It's a topic I've wanted to talk about for a long time. I can remember, even as a first year teacher, printi…
 
Sunee demoted herself from manager and teacher trainer to classroom teacher. Or was it a promotion? She's back to tell us about what she has learned about herself as a teacher since she's gone back into the classroom to, well, teach. If you listen carefully you'll hear just how well she is designed for teaching young children. We always love having…
 
If you're an introvert, here are eight ways that it could impact on your language learning. Start Speaking Today: I’d like to thank italki for supporting the show. To claim your free lesson and start speaking today, visit: https://www.iwillteachyoualanguage.com/freelesson Do You Have A Question? This show exists to answer your language learning que…
 
Weina Li Chen is a Visiting Instructor of the MA in TESOL program at Pepperdine University and teaches MA TESOL candidates, MS in Educational Leadership, and Learning Design and Innovation. She has extensive experience and passion for multilingualism, educational technology, hybrid, and online learning. Join our conversation on the importance of cr…
 
Contract drafting 💡EPISODE INFORMATION This episode looks at Sarah's concept of drafting a contract in 500 words. We talk the bare essentials of contracts and about a checklist to help you in contract review. ❓ QUESTION FOR LISTENERS Are you a construction lawyer? Would you like to be a construction lawyer? If so, why? Send me an email to Louise@st…
 
In This Episode: Olly speaks with Lamont, the host of the Days of French & Swedish YouTube channel. Here's what you'll learn: Are you doomed to failure if you're starting learning languages late in life? What is Comprehensible Input and why does it matter? The ONE thing no-one thinks about that determines if you'll be successful at languages or not…
 
Today's song we're going to be learning is one you have definitely heard before whether in a supermarket, a restaurant, on TV, in the street, on the radio, or any other popular streaming platform. Jesse is going to be teaching us English with Roar by Katy Perry. We are going to be learning useful expressions, pronunciation lessons, and some cultura…
 
We interview three former teachers who are all still part of the TEFL industry but have experienced very different careers. Jessica Keller tells us about becoming a recruitment expert, Jason Anderson about becoming an author and Felicity Pyatt about becoming a teacher trainer.By TEFL Training Institute
 
Today we bring you an interview with Dr Dario Banegas. Dario is a lecturer in in TESOL with the School of Education at the University of Strathclyde. His main areas of expertise and interest include CLIL, teaching young learners, initial English language teacher education, and professional development through action research. In this interview, Rob…
 
Jake Whiddon guest hosts the podcast and interviews Ross about interactions in online classes with young learners. We discuss the interactions that commonly occur in online lessons, what stops experienced teachers from being more creative in online teaching and how teachers can spark better and more meaningful interactions in their online classes.…
 
In this English with Songs episode, Jesse is going to be teaching More Than English as we talk about limiting beliefs that we have in our heads. As far as English lessons, Jesse will teach useful Expressions and Vocabulary Pronunciation and Intonation Natural Language Take notes in your Notes Organizer. If you want a copy of the Notes Organizer, co…
 
School has started and we already need something to take our mind off of things! On Fifth Mondays we join up for an informal get-together with the #DIESOLcrew - including you! Join Brent & Ixchell along with Daya, Mark, Denise, Simone, Brian, Michelle, JPB as we have a couple drinks and play a couple of games, including Ixchell's already infamous "…
 
What is employment law and what do employment lawyers do? 💡EPISODE INFORMATION This episode looks at what employment law is, what employment lawyers do, and the skills needed to be an employment lawyer. ❓ QUESTION FOR LISTENERS Are you an employment lawyer? Would you like to be an employment lawyer? If so, why? Send me an email to Louise@studylegal…
 
Author and teacher trainer Rod Bolitho joins me to talk about the relationships between teachers, students and materials, how materials relate to syllabi and how teachers should use teachers’ guides. Rod Bolitho is a freelance ELT trainer and consultant. He was previously Academic Director at Norwich Institute for Language Education and was also le…
 
Many English learners use songs to learn and improve their English. Songs create stories, give beautiful messages, and use the language in artistic ways. In today's More Than English Podcast, Jesse dives into Neil Young Old Man on YouTube. (Original lyric video in the link). Your homework for this: - Summarize the song in 1-2 sentences - Write at l…
 
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast! This episode is a pilot live show, in which we opened up our recording session for people to listen in and contribute to. In this final instalment of the three parts, we speak to Saurabh Anand about reading and writing-related strategies around the concept of World Englishes. Saurabh is a teacher and doctoral …
 
In This Episode:Leo asks: “I’m struggling to learn tones in Cantonese. Any tips?”Start Speaking Today:Italki - our sponsor - have a special summer offer available right now. You can get a trial lesson completely free, with no purchase required. Visit, visit: https://www.iwillteachyoualanguage.com/summerDo You Have A Question?This show exists to ans…
 
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast! This episode is a pilot live show, in which we opened up our recording session for people to listen in and contribute to. In this second of three parts, Rob raises the topic of improvisation in language teaching. Our guests, along with Matthew and Matt, all contributed ideas to the topic, helping to consider t…
 
Flipgrid has recently launched a whole new roll-out, just in time for the 2020 school year, when many of us are still working to figure out better online engagement. Ixchell & Brent chat with Educator Innovation Lead at Flipgrid, Ann Kozma, and Flipgrid Ambassador & ELL teacher Luis Oliveira to discuss fun, meaningful, and innovative ways to use Fl…
 
Are stories more than a vehicle for teaching language? How should teachers react to students’ creations? And what can teachers do to encourage creativity with learners when writing stories. Motivation and Meaning Through Stories (with Andrew Wright) Ross Thorburn: Hi, everyone. Welcome back to the "TEFL Training Institute Podcast." This week our gu…
 
In This Episode:Mike asks: “Is it okay to learn another language if my English is already advanced?”Start Speaking Today:Italki - our sponsor - have a special summer offer available right now. You can get a trial lesson completely free, with no purchase required. Visit, visit: https://www.iwillteachyoualanguage.com/summerDo You Have A Question?This…
 
Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast! This episode is a pilot live show, in which we opened up our recording session for people to listen in and contribute to. This first of three parts features Helen MacIntyre. Helen is a CELTA teacher trainer based in Vancouver. Helen got in contact with us via email and we were pleased to feature her as our fir…
 
Does grammar have a public relations problem? Grammar gets a reputation for being boring, unnecessary and uncool but at the same time is also seen by many experts as the most fundamental part of language and language learning. We discuss this love/hate relationship with our friend, Matt CourtoisBy TEFL Training Institute
 
In This Episode:Here are 8 ways to know if you have a great language tutor.Start Speaking Today:Italki - our sponsor - have a special summer offer available right now. You can get a trial lesson completely free, with no purchase required. Visit: https://www.iwillteachyoualanguage.com/summerDo You Have A Question?This show exists to answer your lang…
 
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