A Resource for English Language Teachers

We are teachers, teacher trainers, and materials writers.  To us, the English language is a living, breathing creature, always on the move, elusive, and endlessly fascinating.  The purpose of this website is to share our journey as explorers in the worlds of English language teaching.   We will be […]

Pragmatics as the Art of Conversation

Why do English learners still travel to physical classrooms? After all, they can get plenty of information, practice grammar drills and even listen to graded lectures online. Perhaps the answer lies in something that computers cannot provide: a safe space to learn and practice conversation. Conversation is actually […]

Using Trio with diverse multi-lingual writers

            After teaching with TRIO writing at all three levels, I’ve observed several characteristics of the developing multi-lingual writer. One observation is that there is no one type of developing writer. Depending on the country, educational history, and other life experiences, each writer has an absolutely unique voice […]