ELT Buzz News Report
All the "buzz" in English language teaching. Jan. 23rd.
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Dear ELT Professionals,
Our highlights from this week below. Lots of “buzz”.
My reading tip this report is about ChatGPT (what other buzz is there?). The Conversation always asks interesting questions and this article is on point. Let’s rethink assessment.
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This Week’s ELT "Buzz“
Free Stuff - Everyone likes “free”. Here is a long list of all the free stuff on ELT Buzz.
Who Talks When? - Chris Richards looks at the issue of when teachers should talk in class and when students should. He comes up with some interesting recommendations.
False Prophets - Geoff Jordan writes about how English language teaching influencers mislead many about how best to learn a language and suggests we beware of them.
Let’s Move On - Matt Bury argues that we need to move on from "emergency" online teaching and thinking of online learning through that lens.
L1 Myths - The Barefoot TEFL Teacher outlines what they think are 8 misunderstandings and even myths about using the L1 in the English language classroom. Do you agree with them about these myths?
Dictogloss - Rachel Tsateri in part 2, outlines how she used dictogloss, a dictation activity, in her classes and shares what she recommends for doing the activity well.
A Storytelling Lesson - Monika Bigaj-Kisala shares with us a lesson about storytelling, for young learners. It uses a classic story that students know and builds on that.
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Video Lessons - Bluebird - Charles Bukowski
Now, get notified of all the new video lessons each week on ELT Buzz Video! It’s handy and valuable teaching inspiration! This week, highlighting this video about poetry. It’s stellar SEL content. About not bottling up all your frailties. We produced it.