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August 23, 2014

Planning for Chaos

This is a slightly longer version of an article that first appeared in the IATEFL ES(O)L SIG Newsletter, Issue 2 (July 2014). It draws heavily on the content of the workshop I did at IATEFL earlier this year, and also repeats some stuff I have written in previous posts on this blog. But if you […]

October 20, 2018

What do I think I’m doing?

You may have noticed that Geoff Jordan has been blogging quite a bit recently about teacher training in ELT. Geoff has a lot of concerns about the way people are trained to become English language teachers – most of which boil down to a fundamental mismatch between how languages are learned and how languages are […]