{Lecture Recording} the Phonology of English as an International Language

Prof Jennifer Jenkins’ lecture on “the Phonology of English as an International Language” at the University College London Summer Course in English Phonetics 2002. However, there are a couple of caveats which Prof Jenkins wants to add here: The two key ones are first, that she used EIL rather than ELF because EIL was better understood back in 2002 (also […]

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{New Article} Student Perspectives on Learning Experiences in a Higher Education Active Blended Learning Context

Abstract This article – led by former colleague and MA alumnus, Ale Armellini – focuses on university students’ perceptions of their learning and social experiences in the context of an institution wide pedagogic shift to Active Blended Learning (ABL). It explores students’ perceived enablers and barriers to learning in the new environment. Thematic analysis was conducted on data collected through […]

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{Interesting article} ‘So maybe I’m a global citizen’: developing intercultural citizenship in English medium education

Abstract: A frequently stated aim of the increasing internationalisation of higher education (HE) is the incorporation of intercultural elements. This has recently been conceptualised through the notion of intercultural citizenship with universities promising to equip graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to engage in global workplaces and communities. However, the extent to which intercultural citizenship goes beyond promotion and […]

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{New Conference} Re-envisioning ELT through the Lens of Digital Literacies

A 10-day virtual conference of a high standard – with both synchronous and asynchronous zones, spaces for discussions, panels, showcases and even tech clinics. You can meet Korean teachers, attend other sessions and hang out with David Valente & Dorothy Zemach who are also giving plenaries. ✅ You can check the programme here https://koreatesol.org/sites/default/files/pdf/KOTESOL%202021%20Schedule%20At-a-Glance.pdf ✅ And visit KOTESOL website for […]

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{New conference} A zoom meeting discussing criticality in applied linguistics

A dialogue and exchange with the editors of Critical Inquiry in Language Studies (CILS) Journal will be held- with Ryuko Kubota discussing criticality in applied linguistics.  Please join it as it’ll share suggestions for contributors and answer questions about preparing manuscripts for submission and publication. February 18, 2021 (Thursday): 4:30 pm PST; 7:30 pm EST; *8:30 am HKT; *11:30 am […]

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{Zoom conference} Plurilingualism in study abroad: The language affiliations of mobile students

The Study Abroad Research group SAREP would like to invite you to the first lecture in their spring/summer series. Prof Ros Mitchell and Dr Emre Guvendir will present their paper ”Plurilingualism in study abroad: The language affiliations of mobile students”. It will take place on Zoom on Thursday 18 Feb at 17.00 Irish time. Everyone is welcome. The event is […]

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{Online Conference} 2nd Online International Doctoral Research Conference in Education

The “2nd Online International Doctoral Research Conference in Education” will take place on 7th July 2021 by Zoom video conference. This will be a fully online event. The conference is aimed at postgraduate research students around the world who are working in the field of educational research and who wish to present their work to a like-minded audience of doctoral […]

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{Panel discussion} hybrid learning in language teaching organisations

Sophia Mavridi is our MA alumna and she will hold a free panel discussion on hybrid learning in language teaching organisations on Tuesday 12 Jan 16.00 UK time with Thom Kiddle (NILE), Chris Farrell (CES), and John Glew-O’Leary (IH Manchester).    If you are interested in hybrid learning, please book your place here.   If you want to download and […]

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{Conference+Call for papers} the 2nd Language, Society, and Culture International Conference (LSCIC)

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mahasarakham University, in conjunction with the educational partnerships, holds the 2nd Language, Society, and Culture International Conference (LSCIC) under the theme: Harmony in Diversity: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Glocalisation on 26-27 March 2021. Please see the poster below. If you want more detailed information on what kind of papers/presentations are needed and the specific deadlines, […]

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{Call for Chapters} Understanding Rural Education (Bill Reynolds, Series Editor)

Call for chapters in Understanding Rural Education (Bill Reynolds, Series Editor),a new volume in the book series: English Language Education in Rural Contexts: Theory, Research, and Practices. The deadline for abstracts is Feb. 1st, and full chapter deadline is June 1st. Possible topics might address one or more of the following (but not limited to these topics): ·  Effectiveness of […]

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{Call for papers} EMI, ICLHE and Englishization: Reflecting on the Changing University

The 2021 ICLHE Conference highlights the language that has become dominant in many spheres, English, and how English is impacting on the classroom, the key actors involved, the university and society, including other languages of learning. English has become a central factor in the internationalization of universities. They invite proposals for contributed papers, poster presentations, workshops, and colloquia within the […]

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{Research report} Hybrid learning in language teaching organisations

I’m happy to share a research report on a collaborative project on hybrid learning with  our MA alumna (Sophia Mavridi who is now a digital learning specialist and lecturer in English teaching at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK) involved in. In her report on the hybrid classroom, the new teaching methods emerged during COVID-19 are addressed. In order to […]

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Open lectures from the Global Education Center, Tokyo Kasei University

Hi everyone. Enjoy Chrismas break! Here’s information about two open lectures from the Global Education Center, Tokyo Kasei University. Two renowned international speakers (Professor Adrian Holliday and Dr Marek Kiczkowiak) will hold the open lectures to promote new ideas about what kinds of intercultural and communicative skills we need to foster global citizenship and move towards a more free and […]

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{New book} Teaching and Learning English Interculturally

Hi, guys! I want to inform you about a book recently published in Norway: Teaching and Learning English Interculturally. It contains these chapters: – Intercultural learning and global citizenship in the English language classroom (Magne Dypedahl & Ragnhild E. Lund) – Language learning and intercultural learning (Ragnhild E. Lund) – Multilingualism and intercultural competence (Christian Carlsen) – Culture studies for […]

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The 2020 International Symposium on Quality Assurance of English Medium Higher Education (EMHE) – Symposium 3

Introduction  Research indicates the vital importance of contextualised, needs-based support structures and systems for students studying in an EM environment and for content lecturers using EM. Additionally, as language in education policy impacts on all levels of campus life, it can be argued that wider support structures, support for administrative staff and departmental staff, are a necessity. What student, content […]

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