Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) academic is uniquely placed at the interface of theory informed practice and practice informed theory.We are an independent knowledge dissemination and discussion organisation which links the work of academics and materials writers to applied linguistics students, teachers, teacher educators, decision-makers, supporting organisations and other researchers. We've had over 37,000 YouTube views over last 365 days and our numbers grow and grow!
We provide a global forum for people to talk about how their published peer reviewed research, or an aspect of it, impacts on language education. Our featured publications section also provides a channel for authors of course books and other supplementary resources to talk about the content and rationale of their publication.
We support, free of charge, early career researchers in the data gathering stages of their work.
We also offer: consultancy; products and services promotions; recruitment.
Our social media outlets allow for discussion of our talks and other TESOL-based issues.
We're better connected and the more connected we are the better it gets!
Our talks are classified into three areas as follows:
Keynotes: cutting-edge leaders in the field talk about their work. Our 2008-2010 collection include talks from J. Jenkins, M. Cortazzi, P. Nation, D. Little, A. Tsui, D. Nunan, A. Burns and K. Johnson. Our Keynotes (11-13) include talks from A. Pennycook, V. Cook, R.Phillipson, T. Lynch, T. Rodgers, A. Holliday, M. McCarthy and N. Spada.
Our Keynotes (14-16) section is occupied by four of the most influential scholars in our field Professors S. Krashen, R. Ellis, D. Larsen-Freeman and J. Swales.
Research-papers: authors talk about an article which they have had published in a leading TESOL-based academic journal - over 35 talks to choose from!
Featured publications: We provide a carefully selected range of talks from authors who have recently published a TESOL-based text book or an EFL\ESL course book. CLICK HERE to find out about promoting with us.
Site founder and editor: Huw Jarvis
Contact us: TESOLacademic.org
Last updated: June, 2016