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21:00:00 2010-05-31
Listen to the show. This show starts off with a quick discussion about the new teacher tips video blog that Matt has put together on DreamEnglish.com called the Teach Kids English Show.  They are short 3-4 minute videos packed full of tips for teachers t...
21:00:00 2010-03-15
Listen to the show. This week we welcome Dave from http://www.learnenglish-online.com.  Dave is working at a language school and international high school in Canada.  Additionally he runs his own website for students to “learn English online.̶...
21:00:00 2010-02-04
Listen to the show. Even though it’s February, happy New Year!  Valentine’s Day is on the way and Mark has a new site with some cool teacher tools.  Print With My Pic.com allows you to add your photo to cards, calendars or certificates.  Si...
21:00:00 2009-12-14
Listen to the show. Christmas is upon us … ho! ho! ho! Merry Christmas everybody!  Tis the season, so Matt has a new Christmas Song for you to download and use in your classes: Merry Christmas!  It’s a play-like song with speaking, actions a...
21:00:00 2009-11-15
Listen to the show. This show was recorded back in the summer and a few shows got bumped up, so if you feel we’ve gone back in time, I guess we have 🙂 But first, we of course have some new things on the web to talk about …  Check those out...
21:00:00 2009-10-09
Listen to the show. Happy fall everybody! We’ll get back to fall and Halloween for the games of the week, but Matt has some great news for you.  He’s finished and launched Dream English volume 3.  There is a download pack on his website and ...
21:00:00 2009-08-31
Listen to the show. Mark starts off the show with a description of a few new things MES English has to offer its users.  In the show Mark has gone over his speaking first curriculum and now some of that is listed on the MES English website with links to ...
21:00:00 2009-07-09
Listen to the show. Matt has a few new songs on Dream English for younger children (shapes and more.)  There’s also a little discussion on the benefits of using children’s songs . Dream English has 40+ free downloadable chants.  They are ver...
21:00:00 2009-06-11
Listen to the show. The show starts off with unseasonable weather and a circus but moves quickly into this show’s theme, the present continuous. Matt and Mark go over: presenting the target language orally why teach the present continuous early on i...
21:00:00 2009-05-07
Listen to the show. Matt has added some new simple easy songs for 1-3 year old classes. Mark and Matt cover creating thematic units.  This show covers what a thematic unit is, what the goals of a thematic unit should be, and what you need to get your the...
21:00:00 2009-04-22
Listen to the show. Mark has added some phonics games for students at Fun Fonix.com. This show discusses MES-English.com‘s curriculum for young learners. This is the second part of teaching without a textbook or teaching oral English only.  For the...
21:00:00 2009-04-10
Listen to the show. This show Mark explains some new features to the free word search maker at Tools for Educators.  It really makes a word search a worksheet but keeps it fun.  Matt has opened a new website Kids English Books.com and there you can find...
21:00:00 2009-03-24
Listen to the show. This show Mark and Matt have a few new things on their websites for visitors. Matt has a new Skidamarink Song up on Free ABC Songs and Mark posted a new book to the Fun Fonix website. This week’s show covers the ‘do’ ...
21:00:00 2009-03-05
Listen to the show. This show Mark and Matt have a few new things on their websites for visitors.  Matt has put up some new videos to match the Dream English songs.  Some of the videos have ‘live performances and some utelize images.  Please chec...
21:00:00 2009-02-18
Listen to the show. This show discusses MES-English.com‘s curriculum for young learners.  It’s the first steps for teaching without a course book or for teachers who are thrown into a teaching situation where there is no set curriculum or tex...
21:00:00 2009-02-05
Listen to the show. Welcome back for Season 3 of ESL Teacher Talk!  If you’re new to ETT, then … just Welcome! 🙂 In Season 3 we have a new co-host, Matt of Dream English.com.  With Matt and the other ETT co-hosts, we hope to cover some sm...
21:00:00 2008-10-16
Listen to the show. This is the end of Season 2 here at ESL Teacher Talk.  This week we talk about the communicative approach. We cover: what the communicative approach is the theory behind the communicative approach and what it’s supposed to do th...
21:00:00 2008-08-26
Listen to the show. Total Physical Response (TPR) is a methodology made famous by James Ashner.  It’s teaching style based on kinestetic learning.  Teachers speak and students respond in some manner physically. We cover: what TPR is the theory beh...
21:00:00 2008-07-24
Listen to the show. This week’s show we welcome John Marks from www.eltgames.com and www.langwichscool.com and we discuss exam preparation courses. In this show we discuss some ideas on how to organize and exam prep course, what are some key points ...
21:00:00 2008-07-10
Listen to the show. This week’s show is almost the end of our teaching methodolgies series. Today we offer … Suggestodepia We cover: what suggestopedia is how does a suggestopedia lesson run the principles of the method what are the main benef...
21:00:00 2008-06-21
Listen to the show. This week’s show is on using board games off the shelf.   Ron and Mark offer some suggestions for  how you can use board games in ESL classes and as communicative activities. We cover: games that are ready to go right of the s...
21:00:00 2008-05-28
Listen to the show. This week Chris Cotter from Heads Up English.com is with us again. Heads Up English.com has some new lower intermediate exercises: speaking activities, listening activities, grammar worksheets and vocabulary exercises free for download...
21:00:00 2008-05-07
Listen to the show. We have a big show this week, so we get right into it. Mark and Ron cover these points concerning the Silent Way methodology: what is the Silent Way Method key aspects of the Silent Method how does the Silent Method work in class using...
21:00:00 2008-04-10
Listen to the show. Clive of ESL Podcards is with us again this week. He’s been working his site and enrolled in a new course. He’s learning about Content and Language Intergrated Learning (CLIL.) In the beginning Clive gives us a quick run do...
21:00:00 2008-03-27
Listen to the show. THe show starts off with a brief look at the possible hazards associated with teaching ESL. Mark has a pretty interesting story from work this week. This podcast we’re glad to welcome Patrick Bickford, from Englipedia. Patrick te...
21:00:00 2008-03-11
Listen to the show. The new school year has started in Taiwan and Ron is back to work. Easter and St. Patrick’s Day are upon us this month and Mark has some new materials for these holidays if you’re interested. Easter – flashcards, colo...
21:00:00 2008-02-28
Listen to the show. Mark has a lot of news. Things are moving and shaking at MES-English with a new website that will bring a lot of flexibility to MES-English users and provide materials for teachers that may not have been MES-E users in the past. Tools ...
21:00:00 2008-02-07
Listen to the show. This week’s show deals with creating a lesson plan. requirements for a lesson plan why you should have a lesson plan what goes into a lesson plan the lesson plan as a record for other teachers tips for adding to your plan while i...
21:00:00 2008-01-10
Listen to the show. Happy New Year!  We’re back and we hope everyone has had a great holiday.  Ron’s in Tailand and Mark is freezing in Nagano.  The idea of enjoying winter and getting out in the snow came up, but … This show deals wi...
21:00:00 2007-12-20
Listen to the show. Merry Christmas! This will be the last podcast of 2007 and we wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Mark has a lot of news this show. Hospital English.com has been updated!  I’m sure everyone was w...
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