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Unpacking the ideological baggage of ELT materials

Next post, I will be discussing how we need to become more critical of what English we teach and all the subtext found in ELT course books and materials.

Language And Communication

Starting the Journey with Dogme

As I am preparing for the Delta Teacher Training course, several months ago, I came across Thornbury and Medding’s Teaching Unplugged book.  As a philosopher, I’ve always believed that language is more than an instrument, it’s the way we are in the world; Martin Heidegger once said that “Language is the home of being.” Working with adult professionals challenges my views on language since many are focused on language as a tool and means to professional advacement rather than as a way of thinking and engaging in the world.   160 more words

Language And Communication

young buck

pierre and i were visiting my dad’s big house in the spring, and i finally had the good sense to venture inside this nothing-looking antique place in a strip mall on highway 26. 212 more words

Plants + Animals

Friday Favourites – Thornbury

Content Friday! I’m so excited to be on the cusp of a extended weekend. I’m heading to my parents for 3 days of painting, boating and the annual corn roast. 37 more words

Women Ideas

Friday Favourites – Thornbury

Happy Friday! I’m so excited to be on the cusp of a extended weekend. I’m heading to my parents for three days of painting, boating and the annual corn roast. 38 more words

Women Ideas

Friday Favourites – Thornbury

Pleased Friday! I’m so excited to be on the cusp of a extended weekend. I’m heading to my parents for 3 days of painting, boating and the annual corn roast. 38 more words

Women Ideas

Friday Favourites – Thornbury

Happy Friday! I’m so excited to be on the cusp of a long weekend. I’m heading to my parents for three days of painting, boating and the annual corn roast. 38 more words

Women Ideas