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

Laura Patsko (SGI’s resident English as a Lingua Franca Pronunciation expert) gave a seminar in Glasgow at the end of last year on ideas for teaching ELF pronunciation.

You can see Laura below presenting on the subject.

Identifying priorities


Exploiting Authentic Materials




There are also 3 more videos to this talk where Laura’s presenting partner, Katy Davies (British Council, Dubai) gives an introduction to the speech and talks about adapting the course book and raising awareness of ELF. If you would like to see those parts of the speech, please click here.

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Laura’s 3 part series on English as a Lingua Franca:
1. ELF – What’s it all about: English around the world
2. Variation, Accent & Intelligibility
3. If / How we might teach English as a Lingua Franca

A list of all of our posts on ELF

Bren Brennan

About Bren Brennan

Bren initially trained here at SGI and then joined the staff in 2005. Since 2006, he has taught abroad in Budapest, Berlin and now at Mondragon University in Spain. He returns to teach at SGI London every summer and completed the SGI Trinity DipTESOL in 2011. He also regularly writes posts for students here.
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