Going Beyond “Teaching English” In English Language Classrooms (ALT Training Online Blog)

“In this blog post, based on research into English as a Lingua Franca, as well as research in Social Psychology and my own study of Polish migrants’ “English Language Identity”, I argue that, in an English language classroom, the students’ self-perceptions and beliefs about the language and its users are …

Call for chapters: Routledge Focus on English Medium Instruction in Higher Education

Series Editors: Bradford Annette Meiji University, Japan Brown Howard University of Niigata Prefecture, Japan The series pulls together experts from around the world who are at the cutting edge of research on EMI within higher education. The series will provide a balance of research-oriented voices and evidence-based practical guidance for …

Call for chapters: Contemporary Perspectives on English as a Medium of Instruction

Call for Chapters Contemporary Perspectives on English as a Medium of Instruction New Volume in book series: Contemporary Perspectives on Learning Environments Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC, USA Volume Editor Paul Chamness Miller, Akita International University About the Theme English Medium Instruction (EMI) is the use of English to …

English-Medium Instruction from an English as a Lingua Franca Perspective: Exploring the Higher Education Context (book)

  Order page: https://www.routledge.com/English-Medium-Instruction-from-an-English-as-a-Lingua-Franca-Perspective/Murata/p/book/9780815395171    Description: English is increasingly used as a lingua franca (ELF) in communicative situations the world over with the acceleration of globalisation. This is in line with the increased introduction of English-medium instruction (EMI) to higher education institutions in many parts of the world to further …

Student announcement: free webinar on how to prepare for Master’s

“Brace for impact” – how to prepare for your Master’s Date and time: Thursday, September 27, 19.00-20.00 BST Free registration – Click here to register and receive the webinar link About this class In this class, I will cover what a Master’s program involves and how to prepare for it to …

EMI: Defining teacher competencies and student needs – International Conference on English Medium Instruction (call for papers)

Abstract: The International Conference on English Medium Instruction will be held at South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China, from November 24 to 26, 2018, with the theme of “EMI: Defining teacher competencies and student needs”. Much has been written about the growth of English Medium Instruction (EMI) programmes around the …

“Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP): Narrative and digital game-based learning platform for Chinese young learners”

Sihan Zhou’s presentation on a collaborative project between the University of Edinburgh and Nosebleed Interactive.  

Announcement – Routledge Focus Series on English-medium Instruction in Higher Education are seeking book proposals

A new series from Routledge Research, publishing short-form research monographs and scholarly edited collections— Routledge Focus Series on English-medium Instruction in Higher Education Series Editors:            Howard Brown (The University of Niigata Prefecture, Japan) Annette Bradford (Meiji University, Japan) Routledge Focus Series on English-medium Instruction in Higher Education …