show episodes
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Welcome to the Let’s Talk TEFL podcast with Jackie Bolen and Jennifer Smith. We’re going to discuss everything ESL/EFL teaching, including experiences teaching abroad, activity and game ideas, teaching tips, interviews with old friends, and more. Come join us in the Let’s Talk TEFL teacher’s lounge for some inspiration and entertainment!
 
If you are a busy ESL teacher, then listen to TEFL Lemon. We help with lesson plan ideas, classroom management tips and wonderful ways to engage your learners!Each week, Stuart Allen from TEFL Lemon looks at activities which you can put into your lessons to get the very best out of your students and ways to get your students happy and producing English. Language learning education is always evolving and we try to keep you up to date with what is happening.We talk to you about language games, ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
Are you interested in TEFL certification or want to develop your English teaching career as a non-native ESL teacher? In this episode, our TEFL expert Liza with 8-year international teaching experience, answers your most burning questions. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TeachEnglishOnline Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply/?…
 
Paul Nation is one of the world’s leading researchers on and writers on vocabulary, reading and fluency, has written dozens of books and been publishing research on these topics since 1970. Paul is Emeritus Professor in Applied Linguistics at the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies (LALS) at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zea…
 
In this episode, Lindsay Ceri and Sandy talk about authors and English language teaching. Did you know there are many famous authors who taught English? Why do materials writers not always consider themselves authors? We also have an interview with an English teacher who went into materials writing and then wrote a novel. And Sandy leads a classic …
 
Check out Jennifer and Michelle's chat about teaching in Korea, Toronto, and online. Michelle specializes in SAT prep for non-native English speakers. Find Michelle at: International Tester (her website) Teachers Pay Teachers Instagram Also, be sure to check out: Jennifer at: https://www.teachtravellearn.com/ Jackie at: YouTube Podcast info: https:…
 
ESL Teacher Skills in 2022: Do you want to grow as an ESL professional? Then, this episode is right for you! Let's talk about ten essential things teachers should be aware of to boost their careers in 2022. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TeachEnglishOnline Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply/?cu=FBLIVE-LIZA Are you ready to t…
 
Professor David Carless from the University of Hong Kong joins me to talk about feedback. David tells us why our students should spend more time reading and acting on feedback than teachers spend writing it, how we can use examples from outstanding students to help students give feedback to themselves and how much should the content of feedback be …
 
Are you interested in teaching English abroad or online in 2022? In this episode, our TEFL expert Linda shares current trends, predictions, and everything you need to know for teaching English in the coming year. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply/?cu=FBLIVE-LINDA Are you ready to teach E…
 
Do you want to get TEFL/TESOL certified but don't know how to choose a course provider? This episode is right for you! Our TEFL expert Liza will share ten crucial things to look at before you enroll in a course. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TeachEnglishOnline Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply/?cu=FBLIVE-LIZA Are you ready…
 
On this week's podcast, Lesley Painter-Farrell joins me to talk about reflection. We discuss why reflection is so important, different ways teachers can reflect and the best question you can ask yourself after teaching a lesson. Inside Online Language Teaching: Conversations About the Future That Became the Present Support the podcast by buying us …
 
Find out all the tips and tricks you need for teaching ESL speaking, including speaking activities, general tips and an ESL speaking lesson plan template. Teach English speaking in a student-centred style to all ages and levels with these ideas from Jackie and Jennifer. Some of our favourite ESL speaking activities include: Board Games Surveys Also…
 
Do you want to take a TEFL course but are not sure if online training is worthwhile? This episode is right for you! The truth about Online TEFL courses. Our TEFL expert Liza will help you weigh the pros and cons and pick the most suitable options. Don't miss it! #TEFL #BestTEFL #TeachEnglishOnline Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www…
 
Jackie and Jennifer talk about everything ESL reading, including general tips, activities, along with an ESL reading lesson plan template. Teaching English reading to all levels and ages in style with these tips and tricks! And of course, don't forget to have a look at Breaking News English, the gold mine for everything teaching ESL/EFL reading. Ch…
 
There has been a wave of panic across the globe as China announced its ban on private ESL tutoring, but it’s not all doom and gloom. In this episode, TEFL expert Linda from ITTT talks about how the ban affects ESL teachers and what you can do to brace the storm. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.n…
 
Matt Courtois and I talk about how to incorporate movement into language classes. Ross Thorburn: Matt, welcome back to the podcast. To start off with, why is movement important? Because I must admit, it's something that I try to include in every lesson I do, whether it's teaching kids or adults or even doing training for teachers, so for you what w…
 
Are you considering enrolling in a TEFL course, or have you already obtained a TEFL certificate with ITTT? Then, this live stream is right for you! Our TEFL/TESOL expert, Liza, will share several helpful ideas on utilizing your certificate at 100%. #TEFL#BestTEFL #TeachEnglishOnline Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net…
 
Jackie and Sally talk about everything ESL resumes, cover letters and getting an English teaching or administration job in Canada. We also talk about making the transition from teaching in Korea to teaching in Canada and what that experience was like. Find Jackie at: https://www.amazon.com/Jackie-Bolen/e/B00PHYOM5I/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1 Let…
 
The digital nomad lifestyle has been extremely popular for several years. With flexible work hours and location-independent workplaces, it's not hard to see why. In this episode, we discuss how a TEFL/TESOL certificate can be the gateway to a digital nomad lifestyle. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcou…
 
I speak with Rhonda Oliver, SLA expert with young learners about tasks and interactions with young learners. Does speaking with other students help students learn language? How can teachers design tasks which students will find interesting? And which students should teachers pair their students with to get the most out of group work tasks? Visit Rh…
 
Forgetting materials at home. The photocopier is broken. You get a new class 5 minutes before it's supposed to start. The material is too difficult or too easy. These are common things that happen to all English teachers but the good news is that it doesn't have to mean disaster. There are some simple solutions to these difficult ESL teaching situa…
 
ESL Exams: Are you an ESL teacher? Think about offering your students an exam preparation service! It is both profitable for you as a teacher and keeps your English learners motivated throughout the course. Come to this live stream to learn what you need to start preparing for exams! #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: ht…
 
How can teacher education help make teachers more autonomous? How do observations from supervisors and student testing encroach on teachers’ decision making? And how can observations and testing be redesigned to give teachers the freedom to teach students the way they need to be taught? For more podcasts, videos and blogs, visit our website Support…
 
Jackie and Jennifer talk about everything ESL Jigsaw Activities and Games, also known as Information Gap activities. Find out what a jigsaw activity is and why you might want to consider using them in class. Plus, some tips and tricks for everything information gap ESL! Want to know more about jigsaw activities? Want to check out some of the best o…
 
Teaching English online is a whole new domain for teachers who are used to in-person classes. There are so many different online tools and software for teachers to use it can be a bit overwhelming, which is why we’ve put together a list of 10 of the best - and they’re all FREE! #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://…
 
ESL Teaching: Are you a beginner ESL teacher willing to kick start your career or an experienced one struggling to increase your income? Then, this live stream is exactly for you! Learn why choosing a particular niche is vital and why being a Jack of all trades isn't fruitful these days. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now…
 
Wendy tells us about how young learners' home lives affect their development, how the expectations of teachers and materials writers can effect student achievement and the problems associated with one size fits all curricula and coursebooks For more podcasts, videos and blogs, visit our website Support the podcast – buy us a coffee! Develop yoursel…
 
Are you considering taking a TEFL course at ITTT but not sure which option to choose? Or do you want to know more about English teaching perspectives in general? Come to this live stream and ask our TEFL expert whatever is on your mind! #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply/?cu=FBLIVE-LIZA A…
 
Parents are one of the most important factors in determining how successful students are. In this episode, Jake Whiddon and I discuss how to involve parents in young learners’ learning. Why is it important to involve students' parents in language learning? How can we demonstrate learning to parents? What can teachers do to help parents understand l…
 
Join Jackie and William as they talk about teaching English in the Middle East, including job opportunities, qualifications required, and what it's like to actually live there. Find Jennifer at: https://www.teachtravellearn.com/ Find Jackie at: https://www.amazon.com/Jackie-Bolen/e/B00PHYOM5I/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1 Podcast info: https://www.…
 
“How can I get a TEFL job abroad if I don’t have any previous teaching experience?” This live session will answer this question and show you exactly HOW you can move abroad to teach English without any teaching experience and the best countries to do so! #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply…
 
Are you a non-native ESL teacher at the beginning of your teaching career? Or do you have experience but want to boost your knowledge and increase your hourly rate? Then this episode is for you. Our non-native TEFL expert Liza will explain what course to choose based on your needs and share her career development results as an online teacher. #TEFL…
 
Dave Weller and I discuss the most useful questions teachers should ask themselves to reflect, what needs to be in place before teachers can reflect and what stimuli can help to prompt reflection. Check out Dave’s book: Reflective Teaching Journal For more podcasts, videos and blogs, visit our website Inside Online Language Teaching: Conversations …
 
Are you not sure if a TEFL/TESOL course from ITTT is the right decision? This live event will help you find your answers! #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply/?cu=FBLIVE-LINDA Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click here and get started today: https://bit.ly/37gs5vO What is T…
 
Join Jackie and Jennifer as they share some very practical tips for making ESL/EFL classrooms more student-centred (as opposed to more teacher-centred) And find out why this even matters in the first place. Find Jennifer at: https://www.teachtravellearn.com/ Find Jackie at: https://www.amazon.com/Jackie-Bolen/e/B00PHYOM5I/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_boo…
 
Many non-native English teachers feel unaware of their possibilities to get a job. But does the origin really influence your employment possibilities? Come to this live stream to conquer this common stigma. Our non-native speaking TEFL expert Liza will share her experience and give you several vital tips. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEF…
 
Do you want to work location independently and make your own hours? Teaching English is one way to do it! This live event covers all the ins and outs of teaching English online. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply/?cu=FBLIVE-LINDA Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click here…
 
Giving feedback is an essential skill for ESL teachers to master. Appropriate feedback on students' work can motivate, inspire, and establish rapport. In this episode, you'll get valuable tips from our TEFL expert Liza. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply/?cu=FBLIVE-LIZA Are you ready to t…
 
How can we help students improve their listening and reading? Traditionally, teachers teach skills like predicting, skimming, scanning and guessing from context. In this episode, Michael Swan presents reasons why we should avoid this approach, the reasons students find comprehension difficult and what alternative approach teachers should take to im…
 
Join Jackie and Jennifer as they talk about their favourite ESL icebreaker activities and games. Start your classes off on the right foot with these fun and engaging TEFL icebreakers for all ages and levels. Top 30 ESL Icebreakers: https://eslspeaking.org/top-10-esl-icebreakers/ 39 ESL Icebreakers (book on Amazon): https://amzn.to/2VevAk5 Find Jenn…
 
Online English Lesson: Online ESL teaching has been in great demand lately. However, it's still challenging for both teachers and students. Our TEFL expert Liza shares her tips and tricks on organizing the first online class fun and easy in this episode. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply…
 
Tune in to learn more about "ESA", a method commonly used in teaching English as a foreign language. Find out what this methodology is all about and why every teacher should use it. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply/?cu=FBLIVE-LINDA Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click …
 
Thom Kiddle from NILE joins me to talk about what assessments should measure. Should we separate skills or integrate them? Should language tests measure how complex learners can make their speech, or how well they can adapt their speech to the listener? And when is it useful to test grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation? Check out all the tutor led…
 
Let's go on a virtual summer trip around the world visiting the most affordable countries for teaching English abroad. What's the cheapest place out there? Let's find out! #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply/?cu=FBLIVE-LINDA Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click here and g…
 
Letterland teacher trainer Lesley White tells Ross about phonics. We touch on the history, the advantages of phonics over other approaches, different options to teachers within the phonics system and some of the differences between learning to read in your first language and in your second language. For more podcasts, videos and blogs, visit our we…
 
Jackie and Jennifer talk about everything related to teaching English to young learners. Get some tips and tricks for teaching ESL to kindergarten, elementary or middle school students. Want to know even more about routines, activities, and tips for teaching English to children? You'll want to pick up a copy of this book: ESL Classroom Management. …
 
Find ESL Students Online: Do you want to teach online but don't know how to find students? In this episode, our TEFL expert Liza shares helpful tips on promoting yourself over the internet and getting clients as a freelance teacher. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Get 30% OFF your TEFL/TESOL course now: https://www.teflcourse.net/apply/?cu=FBLIVE-LIZA Are y…
 
Troy has a new job, and his students are strong. They lift weights, carry buses around, and speak English like they don't need a foreign language teacher. That means he has a lot of fun, but a few problems too. What is he to do with these super students? How will he cope with the demands made on him by their zealous curiosity? Will he survive the f…
 
Join Jackie and Jennifer as they talk with their old friend from ESL in Korea, Stephen-Peter Jinks. Since then, he's done some teacher training in Malaysia and is now teaching in Egypt. Find out more about all his adventures around the world! Find Jennifer at: https://www.teachtravellearn.com/ Find Jackie at: https://www.amazon.com/Jackie-Bolen/e/B…
 
Jake Whiddon joins me to talk about using storybooks in class. So many schools have graded readers, but so few teachers use these in class. Graded readers can be used with students of any age group and any level. They’re a great alternative to the coursebook and a contextualized way of presenting new language. In this episode, you’ll hear a simple …
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login