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“QualityTime-ESL” podcasts are clearly spoken, "interactive" oral exercises to learn everyday, global and even business English. The emphasis is on grammar, correct usage and pronunciation. They provide excellent oral and written preparation for international exams. Transcripts and worksheets are available on the website. The accent is American. Questions and comments to: marianne@qualitytime-esl.com.
 
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"Interactive" clearly spoken, oral exercises to train you to "speak" English correctly with short sentences to repeat, complete or transform; a variety of different topics or tasks targeted to different levels from A2 to C1; American accent. For grammar drills go to "QualityTime-ESL Podcasts". For exercises using song lyrics go to "5 Minute TOPs". For scripts, oral/written worksheets and more information visit our website. Questions and comments to: marianne@qualitytime-esl.com.
 
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Short exercises in clear English give you “Training with Oral Practice” using famous quotes or song lyrics. The exercises only last 5 minutes, but with the excerpts from songs we are now including the podcasts become somewhat longer. Scripts are available at www.qualitytime-esl.com. On our website you will find links to song videos on YouTube with the vocabulary we practice in our TOPs. (ESL,EFl, ELT, TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS, CFE, Cambridge exams, audio lesson podcasts, vocabulary, drills and ex ...
 
A series for total or "almost" beginners with active "oral" training with simple, clearly spoken exercises (American accent) to take learners from A1 to A2; a complement to classroom, private or online instruction. For free scripts and lesson plans for each recording (advice for teachers) visit our website http://www.qualitytime-esl.com. For intermediate to advanced oral training go to "Your English", "QualityTime-ESL podcasts" and "5 Minute TOPs". (ESL, EFL, ELT, audio lesson podcasts, voca ...
 
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In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the 'Crazy English' method of language learning, the life and work of the French teacher and language teaching pioneer Jean Manesca, and the book "Men and Masculinities in Global English Language Teaching' by Roslyn Appleby. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss David Cameron's plan to spend 20,000,000 pounds on the language learning of Muslim women, the life and work of the Hellenistic grammarian and this week's TEFL pioneer Dionysius Thorax, and the super secret experimental C group. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss issues in computer mediated communication (or CMC), the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer Joseph Wright, and an article about reflective practice in ELTJ. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. Check out our website: http:/ ...…
 
In the second of our JALT 2015 special episodes we bring you the presentation we gave at the conference about this podcast. The title was "Teachers Learning Though Podcasting: A Narrative" (it wasn't a narrative). If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT ...…
 
In this episode, for one week only, the TEFLologists are replaced by guest presenter Marek Kiczkowiak, who discuss with work with the organisation TEFL Equity Advocates. To find out more about Marek and his group please visit the TEFL Equity Advocates homepage. Marek kindly responded to our questions about his interest in 'native speaker' and ' ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists are joined by guest TEFLologist Marc to discuss Dogme lessons on TEFL diplomas, the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer Dave Willis, and the mass walkout of the editorial board of the journal Lingua. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLo ...…
 
In this episode, the TEFLologists bring you a terrifying, bone-chilling Halloween special in which we discuss hordes of zombies in teaching materials, the nightmarish impossibility of genuine classroom conversation, and the spine tingling explorations into the world of the supernatural by the paranormally linguistically gifted Charles Berlitz. ...…
 
In this episode, in honour of international podcast day the TEFLologists discuss podcasts, podcasting, and the TEFLology podcast in particular. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss some research about claimed universals of language, the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer Stephen Pit Corder, and The work done by Assistant Language Teachers. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TES ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss Alistair Pennycook's new book 'Language and Mobility: Unexpected Places', the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer John Amos Comenius, and discuss Intercultural Communicative Competence. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss a news story about the status of English in Tanzania, the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer St. Augustine of Hippo, and some ideas about the teaching of grammar and grammatical syllabuses. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLol ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss a news story about the most popular new words among young people, the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer Michael West, and some ideas about how to integrate blind students into the EFL classroom. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @ ...…
 
In this episode, for one week only, the TEFLologists are replaced by guest presenters Michael Griffin and Anna Loseva, who discuss blogging, being connected, and their journeys as teachers. To find out more about Anna and Michael please visit their blogs. Michael Griffin's blog Anna Losevas blog We spoke to the pair at the EFL teacher journeys ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss a news story about the divisive nature of English in the Middle East, the life and work of this week's TEFL pioneer A.S. Hornby, and some ideas about where to get started in ELT publishing. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. TE ...…
 
In this episode we present an interview conducted with Dr. Richard Smith from the University of Warwick about his research into the history of the English teaching profession, and why he thinks knowledge of our past is relevant for teachers today. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitt ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the recent ELTon awards, the life of this week's TEFL pioneer Thomas Prendergast, and the lexical approach to teaching. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss a story about the evoltion of language on the internet, the life of this week's TEFL pioneer Lionel Billows, and the much-maligned "suggestopedia" methodology. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Appl ...…
 
In this episode we present an interview conducted with Dr. Anna Siyanova while she was in Tokyo to give a talk. Matt asked Dr. Siyanova some questions about the importance of teaching multi-word expressions to students. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. TEFL, ESL, EF ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss The Guardian's seven issues in language learning, the life of today's TEFL pioneer David Crystal, and the idea of using augmented reality in the classroom. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss Zoltan Dornyei's new concept of Direct Motivational Current (or DMC), the latin teaching techniques of our most ancient TEFL pioneer to date Ælfric of Eynsham, and some news about International Mother Language Day. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us ...…
 
In this episode we present an interview conducted with Professor Adrian Holliday at Canterbury Christ Church University in the UK. Rob asked Dr. Holliday some questions about his 1994 book Appropriate Methodology and Social Context, and how his views have changed since its publication. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to te ...…
 
In this episode (again recorded over skype) the TEFLologists discuss the focal skills teaching approach, and the life of the auxhiliary language pioneer and creator of Interlingua, Alice Vanderbilt Morris. Unfortunately, due to technical issues the TEFL news for this week was irretrievably lost. If you would like to contact us, please send an e ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the Free Con (free conversation) "method", some news around the Demand High method (or meme), and the life and influence of the Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin. We also engaged in a highly inappropriate giggling fit. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or foll ...…
 
In this episode we present an interview conducted with Lindsay Clandfield and Luke Meddings a few weeks ago over skype. Matthew and Matt asked Lindsay and Luke about their work with the ELT publishing collective The Round, as well as touching on a few other topics around their areas of interest. If you would like to contact us, please send an e ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss part two of the life of Lawrence William Faucett, the 'native speaker' requirement in job advertisments, and a creepy advert for an English school in Japan. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss part one of the life of Lawrence William Faucett, the validity of the native speaker concept, and some news concerning a new research group focused on ELT history. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, ...…
 
In this episode we present an interview conducted with Professor Claire Kramsch at the JALT 2014 International Conference. Matthew and Matt asked Dr. Kramsch some questions about the topic of the conference - language learning and crossing borders. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twit ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the life of the American defector James Dresnok, the importance of task planning, and some news about taboo subjects in ELT publishing. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the work of John Searle and J.L. Austin on speech act theory, the pros and cons of programs tht promise to help you learn a language in a short span of time, and some news about opportunities to teach English in North Korea. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or ...…
 
In this episode we present an interview conducted with Professor Phil Benson at the JALT 2014 International Conference. Rob and Matt asked Dr. Benson some questions about learner autonomy, and discussed some of the emerging insights from neuroscience into language learning. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmai ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the traditional Japanese language learning method of Yakudoku, the contributions of Wilhelm Viëtor to the Reform Movement in English Language Teaching, and a study concerning language learning motivation in the UK. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us ...…
 
In this episode the TEFLologists discuss the "language play" learning method, the life and work of Daniel Jones, and a study put out by Pearson to support their Global Scale of English. If you would like to contact us, please send an email to teflology@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @TEFLology. TEFL, ESL, EFL, ELT, TESOL, Applied Linguistics…
 
In this episode we present an interview conducted with Professor Nina Spada at the JALT 2014 International Conference. Rob and Matthew asked Dr. Spada some questions about the two talks she gave at the conference, one on the best age to learn languages, and the second on the role of form-focused instruction. If you would like to contact us, ple ...…
 
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