FE pod ep 0064 – A few random thoughts on error correction

In this episode I talk about error correction in the EFL classroom. I start by reading a short passage from an article by Larry Ferlazzo recently published by the British Council Teaching English blog. Then, I make some general comments on how it can affect the learning process and how EFL teachers can approach it.

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FE pod ep 0062 – Interview with Maria Claudia (EFL teacher)

In this episode I interview an EFL teacher from Brazil. We talked about educational background, her language classes and she gave some personal tips on what learners can do to learn a foreign language more effectively. We also talked about the role of EFL teachers and how it is changing nowadays. 

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FE pod ep 0060 – British English and American English

In this episode I talk about British English and American English. I start by talking about some differences between these two varieties of English. Then, I move on to discuss what learners should take into account and whether they should adopt one of the varieties when they start learning English.

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FE pod ep 0058 – The learning curve

In this episode I talk about the learning curve. I start by discussing this concept and the idea that many learners are not prepared for it. Then, I talk about how you can deal with it in order not to give up learning.

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FE pod ep 0048 – Interview with a former student who is living in Finland

In this episode I interview a former student who has been living in Finland as part of the “Science Without Borders” program and his fiancée. We talked about Finland, the language and the people and their traveling experiences.  

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FE pod ep 0042 – Why some learners fail to succeed in language learning

In this episode I talk about why some learners fail to succeed in language learning. I start by discussing different attitudes language learners have towards their learning process and how these can affect their progress. Then, I give some tips on how to differentiate between learners who have a positive and those who have a negative attitude.

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FE pod ep 0037 – Interview about podcasting

In this episode I interview one of my students who also has a podcast. We talk about his podcasting experience and describe some of the episodes in his two shows. We also talk about podcasting in a more general way sharing some of the knowledge we have gained from doing it.

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FE pod ep 0030 – Interview with former student who lived in the Netherlands

In this episode I interview a former student who lived for a year in the Netherlands as part of the “Science Without Borders” program. I start by asking him some questions about the language and the people and then we keep on chatting and talking about his experience in Europe.  

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FE pod ep 0029 – “Mountaintop syndrome” in language learning

In this episode I talk about what I call “Mountaintop syndrome” in language learning. I start by discussing what I mean with that expression and then I move on and give some advice on how to avoid it.  

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FE pod ep 0023 – The most important skill

In this episode I talk about the most important skill to practice in order to learn English as a foreign language. I start by briefly discussing the 4 skills and how to practice them and then I move on to give some tips on how to practice your listening skills.

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