The Connection Between English Language Learning and Student Approach to Learning


According to this publication, the following are essential factors for success: a growth mindset, competence, control, and connectedness, which should not come as a surprise for teachers. Read more at



Foreign Language in the USA: Sharp Dropping Enrollment


Sadly, the numbers are dropping and what is the reason? Find some ideas at

New and FREE English Learning Resource


Take back your nights! is a partnership between WeSpeke and CNN designed for you that automatically generates free English lessons daily that are leveled, pedagogically-structured and gamified from CNN news, information and entertainment stories and videos. We’ll generate your lessons and your students will be more motivated to learn. is like having a new textbook every day, for free. If you will be in Chicago later this month, stop by our booth (#457) at TESOL 2018.
To quickly summarize

  • is always FREE for both teachers and learners.
  • complements English teaching pedagogy and curriculum.
  • aligns vocabulary with relevant and meaningful local, national and international news. English learning activities include support for English reading, listening and pronunciation.
  • supports preparation for English certification tests such as TOEFL and IELTS.

Language and the Brain


Interesting new research about language learning and the brain at

Share With Your Learners: Strategies for Successful English Studies


Reposted from Nik Peachy at

Languages get simpler when more people speak them


An interesting linguistic discussion at


How the Brain Processes Language


Very interesting research findings for language instructors at

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