Professionals and scholars from all English language teaching (ELT) educational contexts worldwide and all related…
Theme: Language Testing and Social Justice
“To everything there is a season.” And a reason. Now is the season for inclusion, to…
The conference theme this year is "Futurology of English Language Teaching and Literature"
Language Program Director
The Applied Linguistics & TESOL Programs at Teachers College, Columbia University seeks a Full-Time Language Program Director. This position entails directing two related programs: the Community Language Program (CLP) and the TESOLRead more
The New York Times crossword editors reveal their process for evaluating and editing a puzzle submission.
In an effort to shed more light on how we work, The Times is running a series of short posts
Often, you can tell where someone grew up by the way they speak.
For example, if someone in the United States doesn’t pronounce the final “r” at the end of “car,” you might think they are from the Boston area, based on sometimes exaggerated stereotypes about American accents and dialectsRead more
A mark on a page, an online meme, a fleeting sound. How can these seemingly insignificant stimuli lead to acts as momentous as participation in a racist rally or the massacre of innocent worshippers? Psychologists, neuroscientists, linguists and philosophers are developing a new theory ofRead more
When we listen to a foreign language, we may hear sounds which do not exist in our mother tongue, and may sound different from anything we have ever heard before. The first time we hear something new, a foreign sound or word – even an unknown word in our own languages – something in it mayRead more