Evidence Based EFL
Dedicated to looking at language and language teaching from an evidence-based viewpoint.
Logical fallacies, biases and heuristics
Linguistics myths series
Good things to read and listen to
Videos of talks etc.
Monday, 27 October 2014
Try this it works! No.1: Practice makes perfect.
when I was a kid and trying to learn the guitar my dad used to tell me that if I practised something for half and hour, I'd be half an ...
Sunday, 28 September 2014
Teaching is an art, not a science!
One of the phrases that annoys me no end is the TTC stating that 'teaching is an art, not a ...
Wednesday, 24 September 2014
Questionnaires are hard
Q1. Have you ever illegally downloaded movies from the Internet or engaged in other forms of copyright infringement? Yes/ No One of...
Monday, 8 September 2014
Woo watch: the minimal pair
I've always wanted there to be a good TEFL podcast on itunes, then two appeared at once. TEFLology and The Minimal Pair. Initially I wa...
Sunday, 24 August 2014
Oh Beware the ladder of inference!
He didn't reply to my email. It's been over a week! Maybe the tone was rude or perhaps I ...
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
I once took part in a 'lesson study' class when I used to work in Japan. They're all the rage these days and the latest in a lon...
Sunday, 20 July 2014
About 2 years ago, before I first started this blog I was feeling a little disillusioned with EF...
Monday, 14 July 2014
Try this! It works
One of the most frequent questions I hear is 'ok so maybe these things you write about don't work how about telling us what does wor...
Sunday, 6 July 2014
Never let the facts get in the way of a good story.
Kangaroos are dangerous animals. You can, however, avoid danger if you know the signs . Joe Ni...
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