#ELTchat Topics for May 1st


<![CDATA[ This week’s ELTchat topics are once again influenced by the rich set of resources provided by the IATEFL recordings.   The 12 BST #ELTchat will revisit the topic of coursebooks.  Since we’ve covered this topic before  often from the why do we need course books point of view, we […]

Defragmenting Foreign Language Learning


Presenting language in small fragments hoping that they will one day automatically transform into fluent near-native talk may not be enough. My talk at TESOL Greece highlighted some ways in which skilled performers achieve excellence and focused on practical activities promoting holistic language learning using a variety of free online […]

2012 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 33,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 8 Film Festivals Click here to see […]