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English has undergone a profound change, becoming a truly global language, a Lingua Franca of the world. This change will have a profound effect on how we teach, and most importantly what English we teach. It will require a rethinking of the language models we expose our learners to, and goals we set them. It will also require a shift in what is deemed correct and incorrect English, and who gets to decide.
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My name is Marek Kiczkowiak and I’m the founder of TEFL Equity Advocates. I will also be your instructor on all the face-to-face and on-line courses. I am a teacher, teacher trainer and materials writer with over seven years of experience in the field. I have taught English in Latin America and in Europe, and … Continue reading About your instructor
All the courses take place at the client’s venue. The courses listed here are ideal for all those who have little or no former knowledge of concepts such as English as a Lingua Franca or native speakerism. They normally take half a day, but can also be adapted to shorter 90/60 minute sessions. Get in touch to discuss … Continue reading Face-to-face courses
Do you like studying on-line? Find out more about the on-line courses on offer and sign up here. English as a Lingua Franca and teaching pronunciation. A FREE mini course for teachers. Description: When teaching pronunciation, we usually focus either on Standard British or General American English. So, we’re likely to look at vowel quality, weak forms, … Continue reading On-line courses
If none of the courses listed suits your needs, please get in touch and I’ll create a tailor-made course to exactly match your preferences. Some of the benefits of a tailor-made course are: You get to choose whether to take it on-line or face-to-face You can choose the specific focus, goals and aims of the … Continue reading Tailor-made courses
Below you can find the list of my training sessions and conference talks for 2017. Click on the link to find out more about the session and register interest. If you’re around, it would be great to see you at the workshop.. Title: English as a Lingua Franca and the ‘native speaker’ debate: practical classroom ideas … Continue reading Upcoming training sessions