Category Archives: TESOL Blog

Exploring Campus Through Writing: A Course Project

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

Many institutions of higher education offer various types of resources to facilitate English language learners’ success at the university. However, the lack of awareness of these resources, among both faculty and the students, may significantly undermine their value. I believe … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Elise Geither

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! The 42nd ESP project leader profile features Elise Geither, who gave a presentation at TESOL 2018 in Chicago in an ESP-EFL (English as a foreign language) intersection session. In addition to being an ESP practitioner, Elise is … Continue reading

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Why I Refuse to Call My Colleagues “ELL Teachers”

Michelle Benegas
Michelle Benegas

I can hear my grandmother’s voice echoing through her house as she called. “Get your feet off the davenport!” My mother still calls remote controls “clickers.” My siblings and I have found humor in their use of these antiquated terms. … Continue reading

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Teacher Education InterSections at TESOL 2018

Kristen Lindahl
Kristen Lindahl

One of the most interesting aspects of working as a teacher educator is the various ways it intersects with other aspects of English language education, such as teacher identity development, social responsibility, and the use of technology in formal and … Continue reading

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Learning English Through Lyrics

Greg Kessler
Greg Kessler

I thought it might be fun to start this blog out with a song. As most English teachers know, music can be a great way to engage learners to listen extensively and intensively. Music can make learning English fun while … Continue reading

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