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Social Reform, ‘Woke’ and ELT

Woke

‘Woke’ activists have been telling us to ‘wake up’ for the past two years: Wake up to issues of discrimination concerning gender, sexual orientation (LGBT) and race. Meanwhile, the ‘‘cancel […]

7 More Favourite EFL Books

7 MORE FAVOURITE EFL BOOKS

EFL Magazine is delighted to highlight 7 EFL Books suggestions which we hope may be useful to you all.  A big EFL Magazine Thank You! to our 7 book reviewers […]

My A-Z of Teaching English in Korea and Vietnam

My A-Z of Teaching English in Korea and Vietnam

My A-Z of Teaching English in Korea and Vietnam There are an estimated 250,000 native English speakers teaching English as a foreign language in over 40,000 institutions.  Although the world […]

We-ism: Consensus and Unity Spirit

We-ism: Consensus and Unity Spirit

We-ism is a critical cultural concept of Korea, and much of the rest of Asia, promoting group consensus and activity, over the assertion of individuality. “… rather than the individual, […]

Oppressive Pedagogy

Oppressive Pedagogy

by Russ Mayne 2016 was the year of social justice. IATEFL showcased a talk by J.J. Wilson promoting the work of famed Brazilian pedagogue Paulo Freire. Not knowing anything about […]

The Incomplete A – Z of EFL: L-O

The Incomplete A – Z of EFL: L-O

(Part 2 L-O)  By Allistair Elliott L is for (not) learning the local language. If you can learn the local language, then do. If you can’t, then prepare to suffer […]

News as a Tool for the ESL/EFL Classroom

News as a Tool for the ESL/EFL Classroom

by Tory Thorkelson This semester, I had to design an all new course entitled “Current Events and Listening” and, since as usual, I received little or no guidance about what […]