Category: Interviews in English

Interview with Cecilia Nobre in Brazil, Online English Teacher

(Click YouTube CC icon for English subtitles) In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Cecilia Nobre, an Online English Teacher based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Watch the video to learn more about Cecilia’s: – love of school – favourite teacher – integration of technology into her lessons – foray into online teaching – plans for the future – Read More …

Interview with Sean Ulley, PBL Teacher @ The Learning Tree

(Click YouTube CC icon for English subtitles) In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Sean Ulley, an American PBL Teacher. Listen to the audio to learn more about Sean’s: – love of teaching and learning – favourite teacher – examples of Project Based Learning – plans for the future For friends in China, watch the video Read More …

Chatting with a Chinese Primary School Teacher (1)

Last month I observed an English class in a Chinese primary school, and then was lucky enough to speak with 4 teachers: a Chinese teacher, a Maths teacher, and two English teachers. In the first interview with English Teacher Joyce, who discusses motivational techniques, the use of digital technology in the classroom and how she Read More …

Telecollaboration: Interview with Eva Toth (Part 4)

Telecollaboration uses “…online communication tools to bring together language learners in different countries for the development of collaborative work and intercultural exchange” (O’Dowd & Ritter, 2006, p623). Such collaborations may also be known as Tandem Language Learning (TLL), Online Intercultural Exchange (OIE) or even Internet-mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education (ICFLE). In this video, Hungary-based teacher Read More …

Telecollaboration: Interview with Eva Toth (Part 3)

Telecollaboration uses “…online communication tools to bring together language learners in different countries for the development of collaborative work and intercultural exchange” (O’Dowd & Ritter, 2006, p623). Such collaborations may also be known as Tandem Language Learning (TLL), Online Intercultural Exchange (OIE) or even Internet-mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education (ICFLE). In this video, Hungary-based teacher Read More …

Telecollaboration: Interview with Eva Toth (Part 2)

Telecollaboration uses “…online communication tools to bring together language learners in different countries for the development of collaborative work and intercultural exchange” (O’Dowd & Ritter, 2006, p623). Such collaborations may also be known as Tandem Language Learning (TLL), Online Intercultural Exchange (OIE) or even Internet-mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education (ICFLE). In this video, Hungary-based teacher Read More …

Telecollaboration: Interview with Eva Toth (Part 1)

Telecollaboration uses “…online communication tools to bring together language learners in different countries for the development of collaborative work and intercultural exchange” (O’Dowd & Ritter, 2006, p623). Such collaborations may also be known as Tandem Language Learning (TLL), Online Intercultural Exchange (OIE) and even Internet-mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education (ICFLE). In this video, Hungary-based teacher, Read More …

Interview with Carolina, English Specialist Kindergarten Teacher

英语专业幼儿园老师, 来自厄瓜多尔的丽娜,让我采访她。很有意思的小故事! 她跟我分享: - 父亲对他的未来预测 - 决定在早期教育工作的原因 - 在厄瓜多尔与中国教育之间的差别 - 打算打开年轻与动员网上学校   In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Carolina, an Ecuadorian native and happy, English Specialist kindergarten teacher. Listen to the audio to learn more about Carolina’s: – father’s prediction about her future – decision to teach in early education – Read More …

Interview with Linda Bennett, Australia-based Chinese Teacher

Interview with Austraila-based Chinese Teacher, Linda Bennett. From China to Australia and back to China again, Linda’s story is one of triumph over adversity, where a disadvantaged childhood propels her towards becoming an inspirational mother and teacher. With her ambitions now firmly fixed on obtaining an Australian teaching degree, it is clear her passion, patience Read More …

Adult Learners Week 13-19 June 2015 (England)

A video clip of my mother giving a short speech at an Awards Dinner for inspiring Adult Learners in the south east region of England. She was nominated herself, back in 1992, and has been a dedicated learner ever since. I guess that explains my lifelong learning bug … Adult Learners Week Me and Teacher Read More …