The TEFLology Podcast

TEFLology is a bi-weekly podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) and related matters, presented by three self-certified TEFLologists. We take a lighthearted look at the fields of English language teaching (ELT) and applied linguistics, with topics ranging from TESOL methodologies and approaches to current affairs and history.

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The TEFLology Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) and related matters, presented by three self-certified TEFLologists. We take a lighthearted look at the fields of English language teaching (ELT) and applied linguistics, with topics ranging from TESOL methodologies and approaches to current affairs and history. Email: teflology@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter @TEFLology
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-04-17 11:06
last episode published
2019-04-17 00:57
publication frequency
12.69 days
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Number of Episodes
140
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
17.04.2019

TEFL Interviews 52: Donna Brinton on CLIL

Welcome back to the TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters.  For today's episode we bring you an interview with Donna M. Brinton. We asked Donna questions about teacher training, interpreting...
3.04.2019

Episode 86: Conference Line-ups, Bathsua Makin, and CLIL

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In episode 86, Rob recounts some recent Twitter exchanges about problematic all-male CONFERENCE LINE-UPS, Matt introduces the other...
30.01.2019

Announcement

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – A podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. This is just a quick announcement to let you all know, that for the months of February and March, we’ll be taking a short break fro...
23.01.2019

TEFL Interviews 51: Forum Discussion (JALT 2018)

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters! Today we bring you a discussion between two of our forum interviewees - Dat Bao and Judith O'Loughlin, with Mehrasa Alizadeh adding ...
17.01.2019

TEFL Interviews 50: Judith B. O'Loughlin (JALT 2018)

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - A podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. Today, we bring you our third of four episodes recorded as part of our Diversity through Interaction forum at the 2018 JALT confere...
9.01.2019

TEFL Interviews 49: Dat Bao (JALT 2018)

Welcome back to The TEFlology Podcast – A podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. Today, we bring you our second of four episodes recorded as part of our ‘Diversity through Interaction’ forum at the 2018 JALT conf...
3.01.2019

TEFL Interviews 48: Mehrasa Alizadeh (JALT 2018)

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - A podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. Today, we bring you our first podcast of 2019, and our first of four episodes recorded as part of our Diversity through Interaction...
18.12.2018

TEFL Interviews 47: Jean-Marc Dewaele on Multilingualism

Welcome back to the TEFLology Podcast! A podcast all about teaching English as foreign language and related matters.  Today we are pleased to bring you an interview with Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele.  Jean-Marc is a professor in Applied Linguistics and Mult...
5.12.2018

Episode 85: Context, Climate Change, and James Hamilton

Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In episode 85, Rob leads a discussion on CONTEXT, Matt reviews a news article on CLIMATE CHANGE and language loss, and Matthew introduce...
21.11.2018

Episode 84: TEFL Tourism, Johan Storm, and University Entrance Exams

Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In this episode, Matt discusses the concept of TEFL TOURISM, Matthew reflects on the recent changes to UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE EXAMS in Japa...
5.11.2018

TEFL Interviews 46: Christina Gkonou on Emotions

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as foreign language and related matters. In this episode, we bring you an interview with Dr. Christina Gkonou. Christina is a senior lecturer in the Department of Language and...
24.10.2018

Episode 83: History in ELT (Presentation)

Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In this episode, we bring you a recording of a presentation we recently gave at JALT's College and University Educators (CUE) conference...
10.10.2018

Episode 82: Thomas Farrell

Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In this episode, Matt and Matthew (no Rob) sit down and chat with Thomas S. C. Farrell. Matt and Matthew talked with Tom about a session...
26.09.2018

TEFL Interviews 45: Ema Ushioda on Motivation

Welcome back to the TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. Today we bring you an interview with Dr. Ema Ushioda. Ema is the director of the Centre of Applied Linguistics at the University of...
12.09.2018

Episode 81: Sandra Savignon, Fun, and Filipino Teachers in China

Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In this episode, Matt introduces the life and work of SANDRA SAVIGNON, Matthew discusses the idea of FUN in the language class, and Rob ...
29.08.2018

Episode 80: Language Policy, Frederic G. Cassidy, and Duoethnographic Projects

Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In this episode, Matt reviews an article about LANGUAGE POLICY, Matthew introduces the life and work of FREDERIC G. CASSIDY, and Rob tal...
12.08.2018

TEFL Interviews 44: Simon Borg on Teacher Cognition & Research

Welcome back to the TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. Today we bring you an interview with Dr. Simon Borg. Simon is a visiting professor at the University of Leeds, and principally work...
1.08.2018

Episode 79: Polyglots, Andy Kirkpatrick, and English Dominance

Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In this episode, Matthew reviews an article about the DOMINANCE of the ENGLISH language, Rob reflects on the life and work of ANDY KIRKP...
18.07.2018

Episode 78: World Cup, Jim Cummins, and Critical Thinking

Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In this episode, Rob talks about Google Translation uses at the recent World Cup, Matt reflects on the work of Jim Cummins, and Matthew ...
3.07.2018

TEFL Interviews 43: Victoria Clark on Language Assessment

Welcome back to the TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters.  Today we bring you an interview with Dr. Victoria Clark.  Victoria has worked as the East Asia Assessment Development Manager for ...
21.06.2018

Episode 77: SEN, Regional English, and Thomas M. Paikeday

Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In this episode, Matthew talks about the Oxford English Dictionary's attempts to incorporate more regional varieties in their dictionari...
5.06.2018

Episode 76: Complexity, Linguaphobia, and M.A.K Halliday

Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In this episode we are joined by Richard Pinner, who talks to us about Complexity as a research paradigm, Rob leads a discussion on the ...
30.05.2018

BONUS TEFL Interview 42: Eric Hawkinson on Augmented and Virtual Realities

Welcome back to the TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  Today we bring you a bonus interview episode.  The following interview features me talking to Eric Hawkinson. Eric is Associate Pro...
22.05.2018

TEFL Interviews 41: Gary Barkhuizen on Language Teacher Identity

Welcome to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. In this episode, we bring you an interview with Gary Barkhuizen.  Gary is Professor and current Head of School in the Faculty of Arts at...
9.05.2018

Episode 75: ExcitELT (Live)

Welcome back to the TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters.  For this week’s episode, we bring you a recording made at the excitELT conference, that took place last Sunday in Tokyo.  ExcitELT...
25.04.2018

Episode 74: Research Trends, Otto Jespersen, and Action Research

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters. In this episode, Rob reviews a recently published article charting the changing Research Trends in Applied Linguistics, Matt talks a...
10.04.2018

TEFL Interviews 40: John Fanselow on Teacher Observation

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. Today we bring you an interview with John F. Fanselow John F. Fanselow is the author of such celebrated articles as “Beyond Rashomo...
27.03.2018

Episode 73: Exploratory Practice, N.S. Prabhu, and Millennials

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters. In this episode, Matt introduces Exploratory Practice, Rob looks at some of N. S. Prabhu's work, and Matthew summaries a news story ...
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14.03.2018

Episode 72: Richard Schmidt, Conferences, and PhDs

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  In this episode, Matthew reflects on the life and work of pioneer Richard Schmidt, Matt speaks to Anna Loseva about some recent con...
28.02.2018

TEFL Interviews 39: Gabriel Diaz-Maggioli on Teacher Development

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters.   Today we bring you an interview with Gabriel Díaz-Maggioli. Gabriel is Director of the LUDUS Center, the faculty professional dev...
14.02.2018

Episode 71: Stephen Bax, Latin, and Negotiation of Meaning

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  In this episode, Matt reflects on the life and work of Stephen Bax, who sadly passed away recently. Rob talks about a recent news s...
31.01.2018

Episode 70: Banning English, Dynamic Language, and Randolph Quirk

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  Back together again after our JALT interview episodes. Matthew brings up the recent news that Iran has banned English for certain a...
16.01.2018

TEFL Interviews 39: Forum Discussion (JALT 2017)

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters!  Today we bring you a discussion between our three forum interviewees - Steve Mann, Reiko Yoshihara, and Hugh Starkey. This recordin...
3.01.2018

TEFL Interviews 37: Hugh Starkey (JALT 2017)

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – A podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters. Today we bring you the final of our three interviews conducted as part of our forum ‘Global Educators, Local Connections,’ at the JA...
20.12.2017

TEFL Interviews 36: Reiko Yoshihara (JALT 2017)

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – A podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters. Today we bring you the first of our three interviews conducted as part of our forum ‘Global Educators, Local Connections,’ at the JA...
6.12.2017

TEFL Interviews 35: Steve Mann (JALT 2017)

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast – A podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters. Today we bring you the first of our three interviews conducted as part of our forum ‘Global Educators, Local Connections,’ at the JA...
22.11.2017

Episode 69: Working Conditions, Learning Styles, and The British Council

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  In this episode, Rob discusses teacher working conditions, Matt reviews the recent debate on learning styles, and Matthew asks to t...
9.11.2017

Episode 68: John Dewey, Collaborative Writing, and Translation Technology

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  In this episode, Matt talks about the work of American philosopher and educational reformer John Dewey, Rob discusses collaborative...
26.10.2017

TEFL Interviews 34: Mario Saraceni on World Englishes

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters! Today we are very happy to bring you an interview with Professor Mario Saraceni. The interview was conducted in Chichester, on the ...
11.10.2017

Episode 67: Cambridge Main Suite Exams, Mental Health, and The Committee of 12

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  In this episode, Matthew charts the history of the Cambridge Main Suite exams, Matt leads a discussion on the mental health issues ...
27.09.2017

Episode 66: Research Relevance for Teachers, Textbooks, and Lambert Sauveur

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  In this episode, Rob reviews a debate about the relevance or irrelevance of academic research for English language reachers. Matt l...
13.09.2017

TEFL Interviews 33: Masaki Oda

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters. Today we are very happy to bring you an interview with Professor Masaki Oda. The interview was conducted at Tamagawa University in M...
30.08.2017

Episode 65: Peter Strevens, English Learning Ventures, and Post-human Applied Linguistics

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  In this episode, Matthew shares information about some new English learning ventures, Matt discusses the life and work of Peter Str...
17.08.2017

Episode 64: ELF Revisited, L.A. Hill, and Interview Voices

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  In this episode, Matthew revisits the topic of ELF, Rob reveals the life and work of L.A. Hill, and Matt reviews a study about how ...
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2.08.2017

TEFL Interviews 32: Chia Suan Chong & Mike Hogan on International Communication

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language, and related matters. Today we bring you an interview recorded at the independent ExciteELT conference held in Tokyo in June, with two of the invited spe...
19.07.2017

Episode 63: Dictionary Update, Sustained Learning, and Pāṇini

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  In this episode, Rob reviews the latest updates to the Oxford English dictionary, Matt explores the ideas of sustained learning, an...
5.07.2017

Episode 62: English-only Policies, Leo Van Lier, and ELTons2017

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  In this episode, Matthew reviews the ELTons2017 awards, Rob leads a discussion on English-only policies, and Matt talks about the w...
21.06.2017

TEFL Interviews 31: Jennifer Jenkins on Global Englishes

Today we are delighted to bring you an interview with Professor Jennifer Jenkins. The interview was conducted at the University of Southampton in the south of England, where Jennifer is the Chair of Global Englishes and Director of the Centre for Globa...
6.06.2017

Episode 61: Job Interviews, Eilhard Lubinus, and Conference Review

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - a podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language and related matters.  In this episode, Matt reflects on his experience of attending a conference, Rob charts the contribution of Eilhard Lubinus to the f...
24.05.2017

Episode 60: Young Learner Materials with the 'Let's Go' Authors

Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast - A podcast all about teaching English as foreign language, and related matters.  This episode features a conversation between Matt and three of the four authors of the Let’s Go series for young learners of English...