Tag Archives: ELF

Ideas for teaching in an English as a Lingua Franca context – VIDEOS of seminar

VIDEOS of English teacher, Laura Patsko’s seminar on teaching ideas within an English as a Lingua franca context. Pronunciation, adapting the coursebook, use of authentic materials and more are discussed. Continue reading

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The Lingua Franca Core and if/how we might teach it

Once we understand the key elements of English as a Lingua Franca, how does/should that change our English teaching focus in classroom activities and curriculum setting? Continue reading

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What is ELF? Variation, accent and intelligibility

English as a Lingua Franca, or ELF, explained. Part 2 of 3 posts on the variations of English around the globe with a small test on pronunciation features. Continue reading

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