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 […]

The Multilingual Mozambican: Remembering my U.S. English Language Fellowship

The English Language Programs of the U.S. Department of State is celebrating their 50th anniversary of the Fellow Program. As a former English Fellow to Mozambique, […]

Risking authenticity: Energy Return on Investment in Language Teaching

Screen Poster presented at the BAAL 2018 conference, York St John’s University, UK| British Association of Applied Linguists Abstract Studies repeatedly show one of the […]

Languages As Competency Sets, Moodle Competency Matrices. MoodleMoot UK & Ireland 2018

Friends of Israel Sci-Tech Schools is a US-based non-profit supporting the education of almost 100,000 international students among 57 Middle Eastern communities. Addressing language skills […]

Using Moodle for Language teaching? How to easily create multi language Moodle courses

Are you using Moodle for language teaching? Creating each Moodle resource/activity in multiple languages can be a herculean task. Many thanks to Iñaki Arenaza & […]

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 […]

Attention Language teachers – Check out new updated Speechace: The speech recognition moodle plugin #Moodle

Are you a language teacher using Moodle for online teaching? How you are helping your learners in improving their pronunciation and lowering their accent. Speechace […]

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 […]

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 […]

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