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BEYOND THE TEXTBOOK

BEYOND THE TEXTBOOK

By Elit Language Centre
Beyond the Textbook is a podcast for English language students and teachers. Every episode explores one common question about learning English. Every episode is hosted by Aiyshah Gwilliam and one other special guest. To make a comment or ask a question please contact us at info@elitlc.com.
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Episode 13: Refugee classes at ELIT
Aiyshah and Maznah talk about what it's like to teach English to refugees in Malaysia. For more information about ELIT LANGUAGE CENTRE go to www.elitlc.com.
30:07
February 26, 2020
Episode 12: Should everyone be bilingual?
Aiyshah and Winston discuss the pros and cons of bilingualism in today's world. To ask a question or make a comment please email us at info@elitlc.com.
24:31
October 18, 2019
Episode 11: IELTS Writing Task 1 - Things to remember
Aiyshah and Derek look into the IELTS Writing Task 1 exercise and break down some common problems and how to solve them. To contact us with a student question or any other comments please email the question/comment to info@elitlc.com.
18:41
October 11, 2019
Episode 10: The Pros and Cons of studying English in a foreign country
Aiyshah and Alena talk about the advantages and disadvantages of learning English outside of your own country. To ask a question on this or any other topic related to this podcast series please email us at info@elitlc.com.
29:06
October 4, 2019
Episode 9: Is partnering a good way to improve your English?
Aiyshah and Andy talk about why partnering is used as a classroom teaching technique and how students can still do it after hours and after finishing their course. Included also is the first 'Question from Listener's ' section. To ask a question send it into info@elitlc.com.
23:01
September 4, 2019
Episode 8: Is plagiarism ever Ok?
Aiyshah talks with Lisa about the pros and cons of stealing other people's written work.
21:09
August 26, 2019
Episode 7: How does a teacher teach English to students with zero English?
Aiyshah and Martha talk about how teachers teach students with zero English when they don't speak the same language.
22:10
August 16, 2019
Episode 6: Is watching television good for learning English?
Listen to Aiyshah and Rachel talk about the pros and cons of watching tv as a way to improve English.
19:34
August 9, 2019
Episode 5: IELTS Brainstorm 1
Aiyshah talks to Derek about some of the things to remember when preparing for the IELTS exam.
15:31
August 2, 2019
Episode 4: Is having an accent within your English okay?
Aiyshah and Winston debate the accent issue when it comes to learning English.
11:45
July 26, 2019
Episode 3: What is one piece of advice you would give a new ESL teacher?
Aiyshah and Csilla talk about what new ESL teachers should know when they start their profession. They also tackle the native vs non-native debate and what new non-native English teachers need to know too.
22:29
July 18, 2019
Episode 2: How do teachers secretly assess students in the classroom?
Listen to Aiyshah and Sarah divulge some secret ways teachers know where students are really at in their English.
12:11
July 8, 2019
Episode 1: What's the No. 1 thing students need to know before they start learning English?
Aiyshah and Andy talk about their experience with first time English students.
23:15
June 28, 2019