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
Sunday, 6 April 2014
It's been a very odd week. Since last Wednesday my talk has been tweeted and retweeted ...
Sunday, 23 March 2014
Trust us, we know what's best for you.
Language for giving opinions At a recent BALEAP conference the plenary speaker said somethi...
Monday, 17 March 2014
A guide to teaching methods part 1: Crazy stupid English
I'm intending to try and catalogue some of the numerous language teaching methods that exist. Pl...
Tuesday, 4 March 2014
Your getting you're grammars wrong!
People get angry about 'grammar' on the internet. To the extent that memes have sprung up ...
Sunday, 16 February 2014
I follow a fair few teachers on twitter and so I get to read a lot about education. One of the fac...
Sunday, 2 February 2014
Linguistic myth #2 Swearing shows a lack of intelligence, morals and a limited vocabulary
Warning: if you object to swearing and 'foul' language you should probably stop reading no...
Monday, 20 January 2014
Reading the latest issue of ETP this week I came across and article describing how to use multipl...
Monday, 13 January 2014
THE LAMENTABLE GULF BETWEEN RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IN ELT AS ELSEWHERE
So this is my first ever guest blog. Simon Andrewes (@ simonbandrewes) , who wrote a response to my learning styles piece has now written...
Friday, 10 January 2014
In defence of duolingo
Avid followers of EBEFL will remember I came down quite hard on the memrise app before. Looking back at that article it's clear I was ...
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