Authenticity and Currency

How do time and authenticity interact It has been a long time since I wrote about authenticity… or at least it feels like it anyway. […]

Review: A-Z of ESOL (Emily Bryson)

This short review first appeared in IATEFL Voices magazine last month. Sharing here for general interest. This is a good resource: 4 stars from me. […]

Join me at the Emerald Coast TESOL conference in Pensacola

I serve as the professional development officer for the Emerald Coast Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ECTESOL), which is a chapter of the […]

To those who attended the 2017 workshop entitles Using and Adapting Authentic Materials to Help Motivate Student 「学習意欲を高めるオーセンティック教材の活用法」, the main site page for this workshop is located […]

The Future of Foreign Language Education in a Global World: Exploring Motivation and Autonomy

Part 1: The Future of English Motivation in a Global World The International Symposium held at the University of Toyama on February 19th 2017 was […]

International Symposium on Language, Autonomy and Motivation in Toyama

The Future of Foreign Language Education in a Global World: Exploring Motivation and Autonomy Dr Ema Ushioda will be in Toyama, Japan in February giving […]

Scenario Based Mobile Learning to Teach English

By Elisabetta Lando This note to students has been circulating around on different social media for years now (origin unknown!) but it always makes me […]

The smart way to use Smartphones in the language classroom

Originally Published as The smart way to use Smartphones in the language classroom. Modern English teacher, 25(3), 2016.   Smartphones and mobile communication technology are […]

Authenticity 2.0

As language use today moves increasingly into digital fora - social media, social networking and so on, accompanied by an internationalisation of the language most […]

The connections between authenticity and native-speakerism: Students’ reactions to international English varieties – CELC 2016, Singapore

Presentation Summary and Resources In this post you can find my slides, audio from the presentation and also the link to the original questionnaire which […]

Reconceptualising Authenticity for English as a Global Language

This book examines the concept of authentic English in today’s world, where cultures are in constant interaction and the English language works as a binding […]

Upcoming Webinar on Native-speakerism and Authenticity for TEFL Equity

Native-speakerism and authenticity are two subjects that have been written on extensively in the field of English language teaching, but the links between the two […]

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