Reading Time: 7 minutesCritical thinking is one of those key skills that all disciplines, ELT included, have been trying to implement in their…
Reading Time: 4 minutesFlipped learning, along with other student-centered pedagogies, have received increased attention in TESOL. This article extends current disciplinary understandings about flipped learning by localizing advances from outside TESOL to English language teaching.
Reading Time: 5 minutesThis article describes a motivational framework called directed motivational current (DMC), which advocates getting a focused vision, blasting into hyperdrive, staying in the zone, riding a directed motivational current, experiencing eudaimonic well-being and authenticity, and finally landing with feelings of joyful fulfillment, job done.
Reading Time: 6 minutesThis Research Bite looks at the Reading to Learn (R2L) method as well as additional research on its effectiveness.
Reading Time: 5 minutesThis study proposes a New General Service List, compiled on the basis of four language corpora including a total of over 12 billion running words. ‘The New GSL is conceived of as a list of the most frequent English vocabulary [in British English] suitable for both receptive and productive use, primarily intended for beginner learners.’
Reading Time: 4 minutesThis article provides a case and suggestions for connecting theory and practice in English language teaching.
Reading Time: 4 minutesThis article explores discrepancies between the topics included in ELT textbooks and the actual topics of conversation in English learners’ encounters with peers.