Category Archives: TESOL Blog

Becoming a TESOL Ambassador

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

Let me begin with an anecdote. My teaching career started when I was 18 but without any experience. During my initial days as a teacher, I had no idea what all those teaching methods—CLT, learner-centered, task-based—meant, and, thus, chiefly employed … Continue reading

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ELTpics: A Digital Picture File for English Language Teachers

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

In the previous blog post in this series, How to Create More Engaging Conference Presentations, I talked about how conference presentations can be made more interesting by using images that fill the entire screen to convey ideas. Of course, as … Continue reading

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The 5 Habits of Highly Effective TESOLers

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

The TESOL Annual Convention & English Language Expo is an incredible event, for teachers looking to find their ground and develop as professionals as well as for seasoned experts striving to share their knowledge and experience with others.

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Andrew Silberman

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! Can you believe that this is the 40th ESP project leader profile published on the TESOL Blog since May 2015? This profile features a recognized leader, ESP practitioner, and lead singer in a rock band in Tokyo, … Continue reading

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TESOL Convention Update: New Strand Models

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Guest Author

Attendees at the 2019 TESOL International Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, will be greeted with something new: a new organizational system for concurrent sessions. Following the recommendations of several task forces, and a successful pilot at the 2018 TESOL International Convention, … Continue reading

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