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April 9, 2023

S3 15.0 Active Listening in the Classroom

Join us to hear Alena Slanchak, an English teacher in Oman, share with us techniques for ‘Active Listening.’ Listen to tips for giving your students a purpose for listening. Pair work, note-taking, and paraphrasing are just some of the techniques …

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April 4, 2023

S3 14.0 Kahoot to Increase Student Engagement

Join us to hear Salim Al-Maashini, an English Language Lecturer at Salalah College of Technology, as he shares the value of using Kahoot in his classroom. He describes ways to use Kahoot to build your students vocabulary and work on …

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March 27, 2023

S3 13.0 Think Aloud Reading Strategy

Join us to hear Hind Elyas, a past Chair and TESOL International Convention Ambassador, share “Think Aloud” Techniques! She offers great ideas for how to model these techniques and questions to ask, as a way to engage your students in …

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March 13, 2023

S3 11.0 Test Taking Strategies

Join us to hear the past President of TESOL International, Christine Coombe, share the importance of test teaching strategies. Help your students succeed through planning strategies: before, during, and after a test. Learn ways to educate your students about the …

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March 6, 2023

S3 10.0 The Meditative Approach

Listen to Philip Cowlishaw — an actor, singer, and English teacher — share his teaching tips about the Meditative Approach. Learn ways to find and balance the energy and connection with your students. Discover ways to make your classroom more …

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Feb. 20, 2023

S3 8.0 Developing Passion for English

In this episode, our guest-Sumithra Ravisunder shares three (3) primary ways to develop a passion for English. From creating “casual conversations” to practicing idioms and idiomatic phrases, she provides great ways to engage in the language naturally and in practical …

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Feb. 13, 2023

S3 7.0 The Impact of Trauma on Learning

Listen to Sarah Cunningham a former teacher, with a doctorate in psychology, share an overview of how physical and emotional factors, outside of the classroom, impact students. She shares tangible ways to identify signs or symptoms of trauma that students …

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Feb. 6, 2023

S3 6.0 Strategies for Reflective Practice

As a fellow podcaster, Anna Ciriani-Dean joins us to share strategies for reflective practice. She is the co-creator of The Teacher Think-Aloud Podcast, a podcast about reflective practice for teachers of English around the world. She also serves as the …

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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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