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Jan. 23, 2023

S3 4.0 Myths of Language Learning

Melanie Gobert, a ‘veteran’ English language teacher who has worked as the past president of TESOL Arabia shares interesting tips for language acquisition - based on faulty myths. Discover the theories behind the myths and tips for acquiring language as …

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Jan. 16, 2023

S3 3.0 Teaching with Idioms

A bilingual adjunct professor in Florida, Erica Reynosa shares great tips for integrating idioms into your daily lessons. She highlights the value of idioms to teach culture, as part of language acquisition. Erica also shares excellent resources for how to …

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Jan. 3, 2023

S3 1.0 Personality-Based Group Work

Are you interested in a new approach to group work? We invite you to listen to this episode of TTELT as Pearlie Lubin shares her top tips for creating groups. Pearlie will share how focusing on personalities and how students …

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Nov. 15, 2022

S2 49.0 Creating A Learning Community

Classroom community is important to student motivation and engaging learners. To learn a language we need a safe environment where students are encouraged to collaborate and contribute. Join Pearlie Lubin this week as she shares her tips for building classroom …

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Nov. 8, 2022

S2 48.0 Teaching with Idioms

Erica Reynoso’s interest in vocabulary led her to integrate idioms into her daily teaching. She shares great tips for creative ways to incorporate idioms with all ages. She shares the value of teaching culture and language through idioms and idiomatic …

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Nov. 1, 2022

S2 47.0 Facilitation in a Multi-Level Classroom

We invite you to listen to this episode of TTELT as Dr. Andre Boyer shares his top tips for facilitating a multi-level classroom. Dr. Boyer will share his insights from his expansive career teaching English around the globe.

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Sept. 27, 2022

S2 42.0 Relationship Building

Have you found it challenging to get to know your students? Would you like to tailor your lessons to their needs and expectations for the course? We invite you to listen to this episode of TTELT as Dr. Andre Boyer …

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Sept. 14, 2022

S2 41.0 Increase Student Talk Time

Are you looking for ideas to increase student talk time at the beginning of class? We invite you to listen to this episode of TTELT as Courtney Miles shares her top tips for maximizing the first several minutes of every …

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Aug. 24, 2022

S2 40.0 Noticing and Using Grammar

Looking for some new ideas for how to engage students in their grammar study? Beth has found success by getting students to notice grammar instead of only presenting it to them. She highlights several examples of getting students to learn …

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July 19, 2022

S2 38.0 Online Teaching Tips

Do you find online teaching challenging? In this episode of TTELT, Dr. Kirsten Dyck joins us to share her top 3 tips for online teaching. You will learn practical approaches to improve your online teaching practice and increase student engagement.

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July 12, 2022

S2 37.0 Fun-work vs Homework

Are you in need of some fresh homework ideas? Join us to learn how Courtney Miles has reframed homework as fun-work. She highlights how she has increased student engagement through giving options and providing real-world practice.

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June 23, 2022

S2 36.0 Student Motivation Revisited

In the early days of our organization, Beth Trudell sat down for a conversation on student motivation with our founder. In this episode, we revisit Beth's original work to focus on quick teaching tips and strategies that you can use …

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April 26, 2022

S2 30.0 Service Learning and PBL

Discover the connections between Service-Learning (SL) and Project-Based Learning with Dr. Aileen Hale. She shares ways to take projects out of the classroom and into the community to meet community needs. She gives lots of e...

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March 28, 2022

S2 26 Rubrics - An Assessment Essential

Want to know a helpful strategy for making assessments fairer? Rubrics are the answer. Rubrics are tools used by both teachers and students to make clear the assessment criteria and expectations. Join Beth Trudell as she expl...

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March 24, 2022

S2 25.0 Hexagonal Thinking: Putting the Pieces Together

Need an assessment that integrates language skills and requires students to think critically? Try hexagonal thinking. This strategy has students working together to create connections of words, phrases, and ideas. It easily i...

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