Line Up for Literacy

ESL Library’s head writer reviews a session from TESL Ontario’s recent conference and shares the team’s plans for addressing the needs of literacy teachers and students.

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Enjoying Foreign Films with English Subtitles

ESL Library’s head writer dabbles into Spanish and makes an unexpected discovery.

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Remembering Doug Forrester, Co-Author of Tokyo Nights

On September 6, 2016, my great friend Doug Forrester died of brain cancer after a year-long battle with that awful and painful disease. Doug was my first and closest friend in Japan. We both arrived there the same week in January 1997 and happened to be living in the same apartment building, having both taken […]

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TESOL 2017 Session: The Syrian Refugee Crisis – Implications for ELT Professionals

Today is Refugee Rights Day in Canada. Here is a summary of a TESOL 2017 session we attended about the Syrian Refugee Crisis.

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TESOL 2017 Session: Should Grammar Be Taught Separately or Integrated into Skills Classes?

Charl Norloff’s TESOL 2017 session asked teachers to consider the pros and cons of explicit vs. implicit grammar instruction. Our editor summarizes the valuable advice and considers how to apply it to grammar lessons.

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