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Just Three Months to TESOL 2017

Ahu Moser
Ahu Moser

I hope that the New Year has had a wonderful start for all of you. It is getting chilly here in Maryland, but, although I do not like cold weather, I am happy for this. This cold weather is the … Continue reading

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Making (and Keeping!) New Year’s Resolutions

Shannon Tanghe
Shannon Tanghe

Happy 2017! It’s that time of year again.  As the new year rolls around, many people are making (and breaking) New Year’s resolutions. Gym memberships significantly increase in January, spring cleaning sweeps begin, bad habits are dropped (or go on hiatus), … Continue reading

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Skills and Attributes English Learners Need in 2017

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

When educators consider what children will need to be able to do in the future, hey think of  21st-century skills. This topic has been written about copiously over the past 20 years or more. So why am I writing about … Continue reading

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Planning for an Uncertain Future in 2017

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

The theme for CATESOL 2016, held in San Diego, last month (17–20 November) was 2020 Vision: Embracing the Past, Planning the Future. In the abstract for my plenary, titled “2020: Where Hindsight and Foresight (Might) Meet,” I wrote: “Predictions about the … Continue reading

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From Reggae Reggae Sauce to Job Interview Training

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this TESOL Blog post, I share a story of how I was able to meet the needs of Japanese adult learners in a business English class. The students asked me to start making my lessons more … Continue reading

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Visit the Electronic Village and Technology Showcase at TESOL 2017

Gilda Martinez-Alba
Gilda Martinez-Alba

Have you been to the Electronic Village and Technology Showcase at the TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo? It is a fantastic way to learn a lot of information in a very short time. People present their topics, which … Continue reading

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Learning Collocations for Effective Writing

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

In a previous post, I talked about the components of word knowledge, which include meaning, orthography, pronunciation, part of speech, morphology, register, collocations, and connotation. Today I’d like to elaborate on collocations, which I think is one of the most … Continue reading

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Missing Voices: Making Conferences More Inclusive

Shannon Tanghe
Shannon Tanghe

I recently attended Missing Voices: 2016 Equity in Education Summit at St, Mary’s University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In recent years, I have attended many conferences in various regions, but this one resonated with me for many reasons. As a TESOL member, … Continue reading

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Learning through Change, Learning to Change

Dudley Reynolds
Dudley Reynolds

One of the real honors of being TESOL International Association President is the chance to represent the Association at conferences hosted by Affiliate associations around the world. Since being elected I have had the chance to speak at events hosted … Continue reading

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South Korea Through the Eyes of a Fulbright Recipient

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

My good friend and colleague, Monica Schnee, is currently in Seoul, Korea, as a Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Recipient. Monica is a K–5 ESL teacher from River Edge, New Jersey. She is currently on leave from this position to … Continue reading

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