Category: Interviews in English

Interview with Q @ Mike’s Reading House (Shenzhen)

In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Q, a Shenzhen-based New Oriental teacher who wants to inspire us to read more. Watch the video to learn more about Q’s: – learning and teaching background – take on what makes a good and bad teacher – involvement with Mike’s Reading House – passion Read More …

Interview with Doug Marbach, Academic Writing Teacher

In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Doug Marbach, a Beijing-based EFL Coach with a specialism in Academic Writing. Listen to the audio to learn more about Doug’s: – learning and teaching background – passion for coaching rather than teaching – dealings with technology in the classroom & iBT TOEFL preparation – experience Read More …

Interview with Brendan Ternus @ Armada Education

In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Brendan Ternus, awesome team member of Beijing-based experimental learning centre Armada Education. Listen to the audio to know more about Brendan’s: – learning and teaching background – participation in an alternative learning camp for public schoolers – experience of volunteering as a Teaching Artist – Read More …

Interview with an Online Gamer (Part 4 of 4)

Adam House, the host of TEFLCast, breaks down the fundamentals of online gaming within virtual worlds, and we uncover some striking parallels with the basic tenets of teaching and learning. Part Four In the final part of my interview with Adam, we discuss how online games such as Destiny facilitate interaction between players. For example, Read More …

Interview with an Online Gamer (Part 3 of 4)

  Adam House, the host of TEFLCast, breaks down the fundamentals of online gaming within virtual worlds, and we uncover some striking parallels with the basic tenets of teaching and learning. Part Three Through popular online game Destiny, Adam introduces us to his avatar, Housis Maximus. An avatar is a virtual representation of yourself within Read More …

Interview with an Online Gamer (Part 2 of 4)

  Adam House, host of TEFLCast, breaks down the fundamentals of online gaming within virtual worlds, and we uncover some striking parallels with the basic tenets of teaching and learning. Part Two According to the ‘End of the Year’ update from Bungie, the producer of online game Destiny, 13 million had people played Destiny, creating Read More …

Interview with an Online Gamer (Part 1 of 4)

 Adam House, host of TEFLCast, breaks down the fundamentals of online gaming within virtual worlds, and we uncover some striking parallels with the basic tenets of teaching and learning. Part One Exploring Adam’s Xbox 1 system, the discussion revolves around the broad appeal of online games such as Destiny and Dragon Age Inquisition. Apart from Read More …

Interview with Noel Thomas, Co-Principal at YCIS, Beijing (Part 3)

Background Having thoroughly enjoyed the Education Revolution talk at the American Chamber of Commerce last month, I invited the speaker, Noel Thomas, co-principal at Yew Chung International School in Beijing, for an informal video interview. From Apple 2E’s to BBC micro-computers to 1-2-1 laptop computing and the internet, Noel has been at the heart of Read More …

Interview with Noel Thomas, Co-Principal at YCIS, Beijing (Part 2)

Background Having thoroughly enjoyed the Education Revolution talk at the American Chamber of Commerce last month, I invited the speaker, Noel Thomas, co-principal at Yew Chung International School in Beijing, for an informal video interview. From Apple 2E’s to BBC micro-computers to 1-2-1 laptop computing and the internet, Noel has been at the heart of Read More …

Expert Corner – Interview with Noel Thomas, Co-Principal at YCIS, Beijing (Part 1)

Background Having thoroughly enjoyed the Education Revolution talk at the American Chamber of Commerce last month, I invited the speaker, Noel Thomas, co-principal at Yew Chung International School in Beijing, for an informal video interview. From Apple 2E’s to BBC micro-computers to 1-2-1 laptop computing and the internet, Noel has been at the heart of Read More …