Student Voices

The neuroELT movement is growing! This year has seen the formation of the JALT BRAIN SIG, the first neuroELT-based MA dissertations (by Rick Eller and Takashi Uemura), and two amazing FAB conferences in the Philippines. Meanwhile, FAB8 – a two-and-a-half day conference at Kyoto Sangyo University that finished yesterday – featured speakers from 12 countries,Continue reading “Student Voices”

To infinity and beyond!

I’m going to be presenting a paper on movie read-throughs, neuroELT and cross-border teams at the 6th International Symposium on Digital Technologies in Foreign Language Learning. The symposium will be held at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto on 29th March 2014. The keynote speaker will be James Paul Gee, the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor ofContinue reading “To infinity and beyond!”

The two most high-profile language mistakes of all time

テン・センテンシス講師グラハム/歴史上、最も有名な『英語の過ち』 英国, 2013年, グラハム・ジョーンズ 『失敗は成功のもと』英語を習得するために大切なのは、過ちを恐れないこと。人は誰でも間違えることがある! This video has been inspired by one of the maxims of neuroELT: encourage mistakes. “Students who are afraid of making mistakes cannot learn from them, nor can they become good risk-takers.” The message of the video is: don’t worry, everyone makes mistakes!