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ESL talk

ESL talk

By ESL Talk Podcast
A podcast for English teachers by English teachers.

If you are thinking about teaching ESL/English, if you are already teaching it, or if you want to improve your English teaching skills, this is the podcast for you!

Each week, our hosts and their guests will provide strategies, techniques, advice, and skills to help you improve as a teacher, and to be more effective both inside and outside the classroom.
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Episode 15 - Dialect and Language in the ESL Classroom
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In episode 15, we look at the topic of using relevant Dialect and Language in the ESL Classroom. How should we plan our lessons, why are students' linguistic backgrounds important? Why is correct language use crucial? We also interview Laura, an ESL expert from the UK who shares with us her knowledge, expertise, and experience from working all over the world.  As always, be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
42:05
April 21, 2021
Episode 14 - Hit the Ground Running
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In this episode, we discuss how to start off teaching a new student, a new class, or a new course with your students. What do you need to consider? How should you plan and prepare? Why is the first lesson so important? We will answer all these questions and more, as well as share strategies, techniques, and skills to help you and your students hit the ground running! As always, be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
40:35
April 14, 2021
Episode 13 - From the Classroom to Online
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In episode 13, we talk about the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on English teaching and how this has changed how we deliver and teach English lessons to our students. We also hear from Ben, a successful English teacher and business owner who lives and works in Peru. We hear about how he grew his physical school language school to over 150 students before having to move everything online. As always, be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
40:55
April 7, 2021
Episode 12 - Teaching in Another Language.
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In this episode, we look at the concept of teaching English in your first language, your second language or with a combination of these and English. Our special guest Nastya talks to us about how she uses Russian in many different ways, alongside English to help her learners to succeed. As always, we also share our experiences, tips, and advice to help you teach more effectively! As always, be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
26:58
March 31, 2021
Episode 11 - The Importance of Organisation
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In this episode, we discuss the importance of organisation, and how this is useful for both teachers and students. We discuss some strategies and techniques to help you stay organised, and how this can translate into effective English teaching. We also chat with our guest Robyn who balances her English study with English teaching, and shares her advice and philosophies on how to get organised and how to keep organised!  As always, be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
36:12
March 24, 2021
Episode 10 - An Obsession with IELTS...
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In this episode, we cover the huge issues of IELTS testing. We identify why this is important for students, considerations teachers need to be aware of and how to help students learn IELTS skills effectively. Our guest Moses is an expert in teaching IELTS and provides a wealth of useful and practical skills for teachers and students to follow. So don't miss out! As always, be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
42:20
March 17, 2021
Episode 9 - Teaching Adult Learners...
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers.  In this episode, we cover the topic of Teaching Adult learners, and how to teach adults at the university level. Daniel and Golnaz share their advice and tips for effective adult teaching. Our guest Teresa has many years of experience in this area and shares her global teaching journey with us, as well as what to expect and what you should know about teaching adult learners.  As always, be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
38:24
March 9, 2021
Episode 8 - Building your Online ESL Business
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In Episode 8, we cover the topic of building your own online ESL Business. We share our experiences with where to begin, what to consider and places you can work online, either for a company or on your own.  We also speak to our guest Johnny, founder of LessonSpeak, an online ESL company that helps both ESL teachers and students. He takes us through his mindset, his strategies, and shares some useful tips and advice for those wanting to start their own Online ESL business. As always, be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
40:20
March 3, 2021
Episode 7 - Why Teaching is learning...
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In Episode 7, we tackle the concept that Teaching is Learning and vice versa. We go in-depth to discuss the relationships between these terms and how we can apply them in our ESL Classroom.  Our guest this week is Homa, a former English Student turned ESL teacher, who shares her knowledge of this concept, combining it with her English teaching experience. She also shares with us her journey as an English learner, as well as her advice on how to follow these principles in your own teaching practice.  As always, be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
41:10
February 24, 2021
Episode 6 - Developing Your Classroom Practice!
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In episode 6, Daniel and Golnaz talk all about how to develop your own classroom practice. How should you manage your students? What really counts for effective classroom management, and much more! Our guest this week is Manuela, an ESL specialist from Rhode Island, who shares her 15+ years of English teaching experience with us, as well as her tips and advice on how to manage your classroom in a fair and equitable manner.  As always, be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
42:28
February 17, 2021
Episode 5 - The Great Debate - Native Vs. Non-Native Teachers...
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In this week's episode, Daniel and Golnaz tackle the issue of Native vs. Non-Native teachers and share their thoughts on the topic.  They also talk about some of the attitudes, stereotypes, and negativity that still exist around Non-native teachers and how these barriers can be overcome. Our guest this week is Chris, an experienced ESL professional from Vancouver, Canada who shares her insights into teaching as a Non-native teacher, the climate in China and Canada, and even offers some advice on attracting Chinese students. This episode is certainly one you can't miss! Be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
36:26
February 10, 2021
Episode 4 - Overcoming Cultural Issues and Barriers
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In this episode, Daniel and Golnaz discuss the topic of cultural barriers, and how we can overcome them. We talk about our own experiences of living and working in different countries as English teachers, and the cultural issues we faced while there. We also speak to Euclide, an English professor working in South Korea, who shares some unique insights into some of the issues he has faced as an English teacher, and how he overcame them.  Be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
35:25
February 3, 2021
Episode 3 - Technology in the digital ESL classroom
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In this episode, Daniel and Golnaz talk all things tech! They also share their tips and tricks for incorporating technology in the ESL classroom, as well as practical advice to help you to harness technology effectively. They are also joined by special guest Kelci who talks about her experiences using technology in Turkey.  Be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
36:48
January 27, 2021
Episode 2 - Flipped Learning: How to use it in the physical classroom and the online classroom.
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers. In this episode, Daniel and Golnaz are joined by special guest Fey, to talk all about flipped learning, both in the classroom and online. What is flipped learning? How can I incorporate flipped learning? What are some strategies and techniques I can use? Listen to find out! Be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast. You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
24:42
January 20, 2021
Episode 1 - Our Stories: How it all started...
Welcome to ESL talk! A podcast for English Teachers, by English Teachers.  In this first episode, our hosts Daniel and Golnaz take us through their journeys as English teachers and talk about their experiences, trials, and tribulations in the world of ESL and English teaching. They share their perspectives as both Native and Non-native teachers and give lots of useful advice and tips for both new and existing teachers.  Be sure to connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @esltalkpodcast.  You can also send your English teaching questions to esltalkpodcast@gmail.com. New Episodes are released each Wednesday. So be sure to join us each week as we continue our English teaching journey together!
29:21
January 13, 2021