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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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    • 4.6 • 17 Ratings

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.

    106: TEFL Workers' Union

    106: TEFL Workers' Union

    Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast!

    This episode features the stories of six individuals related to the TEFL Workers' union, based across the UK and Ireland. The TEFL Workers' Union is a union for foreign language teachers in the UK organised by the industrial workers of the world (IWW).

    More about the TEFL Workers' Union and IWW can be found here - https://www.facebook.com/teflworkers/

    Get in contact with us:
    teflology@gmail.com / www.teflology-podcast.com

    • 59 min
    105: Labour Disputes, Homework, and the Prague School

    105: Labour Disputes, Homework, and the Prague School

    Welcome back to The TEFLology Podcast!

    In this episode, Rob talks about a news story related to labour disputes between teachers and private language schools, Matt leads a discussion about homework, and Matthew explores the work of two pioneers from the Prague Linguistic Circle. 

    Enjoy!

    Get in contact with us:
    Email: teflology@gmail.com
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEFLology
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TEFLologypodcast
    Website: https://www.teflology-podcast.com

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Interview 65: Sulaiman Jenkins on Race and Speakerhood

    Interview 65: Sulaiman Jenkins on Race and Speakerhood

    Welcome back to the TEFLology Podcast! 

    In this interview, recorded remotely, Rob asked questions to Sulaiman Jenkins about native-speakerism, cultural chauvinism, and other related topics.

    We hope enjoy this episode!

    More information about Sulaiman here - https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sulaiman_Jenkins 

    Email - teflology@gmail.com

    Website at - https://teflology-podcast.com

    Twitter - https://twitter.com/TEFLology

    Facebook at - https://www.facebook.com/TEFLologypodcast/

    • 53 min
    Small Changes, Big Results by John Fanselow - Ep 8: Chapter 8, Section 2

    Small Changes, Big Results by John Fanselow - Ep 8: Chapter 8, Section 2

    This is an audiobook extract of John F. Fanselow's 2017 title 'Small Changes in Teaching, Big Results in Learning,' presented by The TEFLology Podcast and read by John himself. 

    In the last episode of the second part of this limited series, John reads from Chapter 8 section 2, a section called “Some ways to make small changes”. The audio presented to you is an abridged arrangement of the written book version. 

    Enjoy! 

    • 19 min
    Small Changes, Big Results by John Fanselow - Ep 7: Chapter 8, Section 1

    Small Changes, Big Results by John Fanselow - Ep 7: Chapter 8, Section 1

    This is an audiobook extract of John F. Fanselow's 2017 title 'Small Changes in Teaching, Big Results in Learning,' read by John himself. In the latest episode, John reads from Chapter 8 section 1, a section called “Small changes, resulting in big results”.

    For information about iTDi, who produced the book, and to access the book's resources click here: https://itdi.pro/itdihome/small-changes-teaching-big-results-learning/

    • 17 min
    Small Changes, Big Results by John Fanselow - Ep 6: Chapter 7, Section 4

    Small Changes, Big Results by John Fanselow - Ep 6: Chapter 7, Section 4

    In the first episode of the second part of this limited series, John reads from Chapter 7, section 4, a section called “very good, great job, excellent”. The audio you hear is an abridged arrangement of the written book version. 

    Enjoy! 

    Email us at - teflology@gmail.com
    Tweet and follow us - @TEFLology 
    Find more of our episodes at - www.teflology-podcast.com 
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    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

AprilMayJune95 ,

The best of its kind!

Love this podcast, always find something new/interesting in each episode, it really is the best podcast for anyone working in ELT/generally interested in linguistics, and super entertaining and easy to listen too!

bissymummy ,

Really helpful

Thanks guys. I am doing my Delta and listening to your podcasts to and from work. Really interesting content and love the mix of history, methodology and classroom stuff. Helps to consolidate all the input material and keep it relevant !
Helen

Dancinghobbes ,

Great podcast!

Best podcast I've been able to find on TEFL or Applied Linguistics. Find it fun and informative and I appreciate the work that goes into researching segments :)

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