We Teach Languages Episode 41: Vocabulary Lists with Kara Parker & AC Quintero

In ep 41, Stacey does a bit of digging to learn about different ways teachers conceptualize and make use of vocab lists. Kara Parker, a teacher trainer and consultant in Florida, and Alicia Quintero, a high school teacher in Illinois, both contribute to this discussion about how to make vocab lists useful for learning. 

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2018/02/23/ep-41-with-kara-parker-alicia-quintero

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We Teach Languages Episode 40: Teaching English to Diverse Learners in in China with Yang Yu

In ep 40, Ningxin Zheng interviews Yang Yu, a graduate student in English Language Education who has previously taught diverse learners in China including peers at the college level and middle schoolers at a school for the blind.  Yang discusses a range of topics including showing respect for learners, maintaining student interest in learning, and teaching pronunciation. 

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2018/02/17/ep-40-with-yang-yu

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We Teach Languages Episode 39: The GLCA Shared Languages Program with Gabriele Dillmann

In episode 39, Stacey interviews Gabriele Dillmann, an associate professor of German at Denison University, a liberal arts college in Ohio. Gabriele is the director of the Great Lakes Colleges Association's Shared Languages Program, a project that aims to address issues facing upper-level under-enrolled language courses as well as broadening the course offerings for lesser-taught languages. 

This episode also includes BONUS content! After you listen, check out the show notes for an additional clip about the tech that makes Gabriele's innovative work possible. 

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2018/02/09/ep-39-with-gabriele-dillmann

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We Teach Languages Episode 38: Phonetics, Phonology, and Teaching Pronunciation with Gillian Lord

In ep 38, Stacey talks with Gillian Lord, professor and chair of the Department of  Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Florida, about her work researching and teaching pronunciation. 

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2018/02/02/ep-38-with-gillian-lord

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We Teach Languages Episode 37: A #LangBook Crossover on The Keys to Planning for Learning with Laura Terrill

In ep 37, a special crossover episode, we get to hear an excerpt of Lisa Shepard's interview with Laura Terril about her book The Keys to Planning for Learning. This interview took place on Thursday January 25, 2018 as part of the #LangBook Twitter chat series and is available on YouTube in its entirety.  Check out the show notes for the video link at https://weteachlang.com/2018/01/26/ep-37-with-laura-terril

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We Teach Languages Episode 36: A Departmental Shift to IPA-based Units with Rich Madel

In ep 36, Stacey asks Rich Madel, a secondary Spanish teacher and department chair in Pennsylvania, about how he and his colleagues moved from a textbook-based curriculum to IPA-based units that build on authentic resources using backward design.  

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2018/01/19/ep-36-with-rich-madel

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We Teach Languages Episode 35: Teaching English and French to English-speaking Students with Laura Parker

In ep 35, Stacey talks with Laura Parker about her experiences teaching both English and French to native English-speaking students. Laura discusses the overlaps between the two types of language teaching and some the challenges that ELA teachers face in the US high school context. 

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2018/01/12/ep-35-with-Laura Parker

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