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What on earth is a noun phrase?

A podcast for language teachers and linguists. Short, practical and forward-thinking. Each episode, we talk to one expert within the field of language teaching. We discuss what's most important for them and look at practical ideas to bring into your work. For more information, please visit www.oxfordlp.org.

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4. Sandy Millin – Professional Development
On this episode, our guest is Sandy Millin, and we discuss professional development, why it’s important and where you can find it. Sandy is coming to the end of 6 years as the Director of Studies at IH Bydgoszcz, after which she will be a freelance teacher, trainer and materials writer. She has also self-published three books: Richer Speaking, ELT Playbook 1 and ELT Playbook Teacher Training. You can learn more about what Sandy does via her blog at www.sandymillin.wordpress.com and via Twitter at www.twitter.com/sandymillin. This podcast has been brought to you by Oxford Language Performance (OLP), an independent education provider with the principles of confident communication and personalisation at the core. To learn more about what we do please check out www.oxfordlp.org. If you tweet, you can follow our podcast at www.twitter.com/whatonearthisa. As ever, we hope you enjoyed listening to this episode and please do get in touch with any questions or comments you have at info@oxfordlp.org.
22:46 01/06/21
3. Sarah Blair – Visualising Grammar
On this episode, our guest is Sarah Blair, and we discuss her ideas around visualising grammar. Sarah trained as an illustrator and came to TEFL via an interest in graphic novels and a desire to work in Paris. Paris didn't evolve in quite the way she'd intended, but what did emerge was a long-term project to create a visual guide to English grammar. She also teaches writing and communication skills at the Royal College of Art. You can learn more about what Sarah does via her LinkedIn page at www.tinyurl.com/sarahblairgrammar or via Twitter at www.twitter.com/Blstockingue. The resources mentioned by Sarah are www.dear-data.com and www.goodreads.com/book/show/319790.Exercises_in_Style. This podcast has been brought to you by Oxford Language Performance (OLP), an independent education provider with the principles of confident communication and personalisation at the core. To learn more about what we do please check out www.oxfordlp.org. If you tweet, you can follow our podcast at www.twitter.com/whatonearthisa. As ever, we hope you enjoyed listening to this episode and please do get in touch with any questions or comments you have at info@oxfordlp.org.
21:46 11/05/21
2. Neil McCutcheon – Task-Based Learning
On this episode, our guest is Neil McCutcheon, and we discuss the importance of Task-Based Learning in the language classroom and Neil's book, “Activities for Task-Based Learning”. Neil has been a teacher and teacher trainer for 30 years. As well as being the co-author of “Activities for Task-Based Learning” in conjunction with Neil Anderson, he presents regularly at conferences and is in the process of opening a new UK centre for face to face and online teacher-training. You can learn more about what both Neils do on their blog at www.fluencyfirstelt.blog or via Neil McCutcheon's Twitter page at www.twitter.com/NeilJMcCutcheon and Neil Anderson's Twitter page at https://twitter.com/neilpma74. You can buy “Activities for Task-Based Learning” at www.bebc.co.uk/activities-for-task-based-learning. This podcast has been brought to you by Oxford Language Performance (OLP), an independent education provider with the principles of confident communication and personalisation at the core. To learn more about what we do please check out www.oxfordlp.org. If you tweet, you can follow our podcast at www.twitter.com/whatonearthisa. As ever, we hope you enjoyed listening to this episode and please do get in touch with any questions or comments you have at info@oxfordlp.org.
23:34 20/04/21
1. Matt Steele – Authentic listening
On this episode, our guest is Matt Steele, and we discuss authentic listening and a brilliant free, online listening platform that Matt has developed called Redacto. Matt is the former Head of Innovation and Development for the ELT Division at OUP and has been a teacher and teacher trainer on and off for 25 years. As a JavaScript developer he builds tools and platforms for language teachers and learners. We regret to inform you that the Redacto platform has been retired since the release of this episode. You can learn more about Redacto via their Twitter page at www.twitter.com/redactoUk or by emailing Matt directly at matt@brightlylit.co.uk. This podcast has been brought to you by Oxford Language Performance (OLP), an independent education provider with the principles of confident communication and personalisation at the core. To learn more about what we do please check out www.oxfordlp.org. If you tweet, you can follow our podcast at www.twitter.com/whatonearthisa. As ever, we hope you enjoyed listening to this episode and please do get in touch with any questions or comments you have at info@oxfordlp.org.
17:08 31/03/21
Season 1 preview
A preview of what's to come in season 1.
01:14 26/03/21