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A-100 Week 2 in Review

A-100 sure seems like it’s flying by. Thus, I’ve decided to post after each week to reflect on major milestones in my new career as a diplomat. 272 more words

Foreign Service

TEFL Interviews 16: Paul Nation on Vocabulary, Fluency, and Curriculum Design


In the first of our JALT 2015 special episodes we present an interview conducted with Paul Nation. Paul is a professor at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and the author of numerous books on vocabulary and on many other aspects of ELT. 36 more words


'Tis the Season

It is the last day of the year with a fully-crewed school. From next week we will run with a skeleton staff of students and teachers, and the atmosphere will change. 284 more words

Student Life At OISE

How (not) to test language proficiency

The United States of America has no official language, although English functions as the de facto language of the government and media. This doesn’t mean English is the only language in use. 2,370 more words


BrELT Webinar 10/09/15: Language Testing - Theories & Practices

Após o merecido descanso no feriado, é hora de refletir sobre avaliação de línguas. Apesar de estarmos sempre avaliando alunos, ainda são raras as oportunidades que nós professores temos de conversar e aprender sobre o assunto.  155 more words

"I honestly can't understand what's so bad about taking a language test!"

“I honestly can’t understand what’s so bad about taking a language test!”

This remark, uttered in genuine exasperation, was delivered by a member of the governing board ( 1,146 more words