Author Archives: HNR

Good news for foreign EFL students!


Good news all round! The Department of Home Affairs came to an amicable settlement on letting English-language students into the country for more than 3 months at a time IF THEY STUDY AT INSTITUTIONS THAT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS. Good, good, … Continue reading

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WELCOMING A NEW TEACHER!


We are excited to announce that Iman Liberty is joining the school and will start teaching in January! She is an old colleague from Saudi Arabia days and will add colour and fun to the school.  This popular and dynamic … Continue reading

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TEDTalks


DO follow the Transparent Language blog! Here is one very useful post: 10 Must-Watch TED Talks for Language Learners

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The daily bit of linguistics


http://daily.jstor.org/in-which-we-science-why-nouns-become-verbs-because-language/

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Why this journalist is learning Cherokee


Where there’s a methodology, second language learners can just fly! someone says. We believe that too! http://www.citizen-times.com/story/life/2016/08/01/why-m-learning-cherokee-first-language-our-landscape/87885016/

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A podcast on language entrenching disadvantage


For those interested in Sociolinguistics, the following podcast from a master focuses on how language entrenches disadvantage. Good for ELT too!   Ingrid Piller, “Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice: An Introduction to Applied Sociolinguistics” (Oxford UP, 2016)

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August – “Latino” outreach month


We have a special offer for all Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking learners of English this month: 30 min intensive grammar and conversation slots at US$5 each. On Skype or Google Hangouts The slots will run on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday GMT … Continue reading

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