Two legged animals at the zoo

For the second year running, ZSL London Zoo opened its gates after dark to let us all peer at the animals while they put on their night caps and as the nocturnals sleepily awake as if they’ve been on an all-nighter the night before. The over 18’s event was filled with festival style food stores, … Continue reading Two legged animals at the zoo


Tenselessness Workshop – University of Greenwich

I was delighted to be part of the organising committee for the Tenselessness Workshop run by the Centre for Applied Research and Outreach in Language Education (CAROLE) at the beginning of this month. This workshop brought together a mass of internationally influential authors in Applied Linguistics for a 2-day event regarding Tense and Tenselessness. Day one, we … Continue reading Tenselessness Workshop – University of Greenwich

Teaching House Presents

Why don't our learners process all of the linguistic input we present to them? (Well if they did, we'd all be out of a job.) "Processing Instruction" attempts to bridge the gap between the theory and teaching of a second language, with particular focus on the processing of input and how instructors can increase the amount of input processed and retained.