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TESOL 2014 for ESPers Worldwide!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! The TESOL 2014 International Convention & English Language Expo is taking place from 26–29 March in Portland, Oregon, USA! How do you get the most out of the convention? My suggestion is that you conduct a personal … Continue reading

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Preconvention Thoughts

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

Elena Shvidko will be blogging live from Portland during the 2014 convention. Look for her posts! A couple of months ago, when I was preparing the next issue of our graduate program newsletter at Purdue University, I asked Aya Matsuda—one … Continue reading

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Reflections From TESOL’s First Egyptian President: 10 Accomplishments and Lessons Learned

Deena Boraie
Deena Boraie

The TESOL President’s Blog Time has flown—it seems like it was only yesterday when I was installed as TESOL president in Dallas in March 2013. It has been an amazing year! I was extremely busy; I learned a lot, did … Continue reading

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The Cairo TESOL International Symposium Experience

Deena Boraie
Deena Boraie

The TESOL President’s Blog Last week on 27 January, TESOL held an international symposium in Cairo, Egypt, organized in partnership with Egypt’s TESOL affiliate, NileTESOL, and The American University in Cairo. For me and for TESOL this was a very … Continue reading

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Have You Read the TESOL Blog Lately?

Tomiko Breland
Tomiko Breland

TESOL International continues to seek ways to provide its members and the public with expert knowledge and opportunities to participate in the field of English language education.  As part of these efforts, the TESOL blog has been revitalized with new, … Continue reading

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Global Resources in ESP: An Opportunity to Publish in an ESP Journal

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! As many of you know, the TESOL ESP IS and the IATEFL ESP SIG have been collaborating in a number of ways, including online discussions, speaker exchanges, and publishing opportunities. In this regard, I am pleased to … Continue reading

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Ten Tips to Get the Most Out of the TESOL Conference

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

Coming to the TESOL conference?  I’ve said it before (last year) and I’ll say it again. Whether it’s your first time or your fifteenth, there are always new things to learn. Here are some tips on having the best experience … Continue reading

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Investment, Identity, and Language Learning

Bonny Norton
Bonny Norton

In my early research with adults in Canada (published in the TESOL Quarterly, 1995), I observed that existing theories of motivation in the field of language learning were not consistent with the findings from my research. Most theories at the … Continue reading

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TESOL Board Member Tim Collins Addresses Taiwan English Language Teachers

Tim Collins
Tim Collins

It was an honor to represent TESOL International Association at the 21st International Symposium of the English Teacher Association Republic of China (ETA-ROC), TESOL’s affiliate in Taiwan. I have been involved with ETA-ROC for a number of years, and have … Continue reading

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TESOL Board Member Lillian Wong Addresses ORTESOL12

Lillian L. C. Wong
Lillian L. C. Wong

Happy New Year! May 2013 be bright, beautiful, and full of promise for us all. It was my great honor to be invited to give a plenary at ORTESOL 2012 on 16 and 17 November. The theme of the Oregon … Continue reading

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