A monthly podcast series that brings together editors, teachers and specialists to discuss what’s going on in the world of ELT. Each episode features news and views, suggestions for classroom activities and an interview with a prominent ELT figure. Please email questions, suggestions or feedback to email@example.com.
“The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the panel and guests on the show. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of Macmillan Publishers Limited.”
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This month the panel discusses natives vs. non-natives, Brexit and its effects on ELT, modern perceptions of the ELT teacher and Formal, Informal and Non-formal Learning. Special guests include Rob Hughes, DELTA-qualified teacher currently studying for a masters in applied linguistics, and Mike Riley, teacher engagement manager at Macmillan.
This month the panel discusses using L1 in the classroom, teaching low-frequency vocabulary, micro-teaching in job interviews and PARSNIPs. Special guests include Vivien Gilles, DELTA-qualified teacher trainer at Bell London, and Silvana Richardson, head of Teacher Training at Bell Cambridge.
This month the panel discusses the anti-coursebook debate, chatbots in ELT, using your local area as a teaching resource and Krashen’s theory of comprehensible input with guest teacher Frances O’Neill. We also have an interview with Hugh Dellar and Andrew Walkley, co-authors of several best-selling coursebooks, co-owners of The London Language Lab and keen proponents of the lexical approach.
This month the panel discusses why learning styles are a myth, how not to end text message, the cult of the ELT celebrity, and inductive and deductive learning with guest teacher Phil Painter. We also have an interview with Nicola Prentis, award-winning author, voracious blogger and staunch advocate of equal rights in ELT.
This month the panel discusses whether teachers talk too much, how words are chosen for the Macmillan Dictionary and learner autonomy with guest teacher Alex Tustain. We also have an interview with Thom Kiddle, Director of NILE (the Norwich Institute for Language Education) and MA-qualified specialist in language testing and assessment.