Around The Web On TEFL: October 28
- Infested dogs and English teachers go out in the midday sun. It sounds like my life story, but actually contains the reflections of a retired social worker who volunteered as an English teacher in Cambodia.
- After living in Germany for five years as a KGB agent (“alongside our German colleagues and friends”), he “possessed” the language, and now says, “In five years, even someone with average language ability can master a foreign language — like the bear that goes to the circus and learns to ride a bicycle“…always the charmer, Vladimir Putin.
- Do you notice that your students’ language acquisition slows down around intermediate level? See what others are saying about this at ESL Lab blog.
- A linguistics graduate and elementary and middle school teacher in Korea on whether English only really is the best method for young learners.
- If you’re into dorky language stuff, you might like this: verbs used less frequently evolve more quickly.
- iPods gaining approval in schools as learning tools.
- Six foreign language schools in Seoul have decided to stop requiring TOEFL scores for admission. Will this start a trend?