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Humanising Language Teaching
Humanising Language Teaching
Humanising Language Teaching


Introducing this issue of HLT Magazine

Contributor's Guidelines

Major Articles

  1. Using Traditional Board Games in EFL Classes to Focus on Pronunciation
    Yolanda Joy Calvo Benzies, Spain
  2. Connect Education, Connect the World
    Susanna Licciardi, Sardinia, Italy
  3. An Instructional Design Model for Intercultural Language Teaching: A Proposed Model
    Thao Quoc Tran and Sirinthorn Seepho, Thailand
  4. Humanizing ELT Curriculum: Teachers’ Attitudes about the Role of “Divergent” Topics in Developing Critical Students
    Mansoor Fahim and Mohammad Amerian, Iran
  5. What if the Teacher is not ‘All There’? An Analysis of Disengagement on the Part of the Teachers
    Feride Hekimgil, Turkey
  6. The Effects of Unseen Observation on Teachers’ Behaviors Associated with their Classroom Talk
    Saeed Ayiewbey and Ali Rayati Damavandi, Iran


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Short Articles

  1. Probing ELT Along a Two-way Road: An Interview with Dr. Pishghadam
    Masoud Mahmoodzadeh, Iran
  2. Constructing Teacher Identity: A Narrative Reflection
    James W. Porcaro, Japan
  3. Integrating Reflective Learning into TEFL at the Secondary Stage in KSA
    Mohammad Ahmed Hussein El-Ghamry, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  4. Designing TEFL Instruction: Using the ADDIE Model to Differentiate and Improve Learning Activities
    Ryan Eller, US
  5. Editing Studies
    Shibu Simon, India
  6. The Role of Technology in an Emerging ELT Constructivist Pedagogy
    Mehmet Haldun Kaya, Turkey
  7. How Foreign-Language Teachers Can Improve Learning by Means of Naïve Translation Equivalents
    Midhat Ridjanović, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  8. Universal Grammar Plays a Major Role in Second Language Acquisition
    Victor Birkner, Chile
  9. Outside the Comfort Zone
    Danny Singh, UK and Italy
  10. Education for Sustainable Development in an English Classroom
    Aleksandra Zaparucha, Poland, and James Hindson, UK
CLELE Journal

Ideas from the Corpora

N-grams for Language Classes
Hanna Kryszewska and Paul Davis, Poland and UK

Lesson Outlines

  1. Playing with Collocation
    Simon Mumford, Turkey
  2. A Touch of Spice
    Danny Singh, UK and Italy
  3. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”
    Katie Quartano, Greece
  4. Working With Dialogues – A Tourism Industry Job Fair
    James Bury, Japan
  5. Using Narratives to Prepare an Integrated Skills Lesson in English Language Teaching
    Carol Griffiths and Jiydegul Alymidin Kyzy, Turkey

Student Voices

Questionnaire about Language Classes
Szilvia Szita, Hungary


  1. The Story Behind the Making of Our First Digital Storybook
    Christina Martidou, Greece
  2. Learning to Teach English (2nd edition) by Peter Watkins, Delta Publishing, 2014
    Author review, Peter Watkins, UK

An Old Exercise

Looping the Loop
Simon Mumford, Turkey

Pilgrims Course Outline

  1. Pilgrims News
  2. Session on On-line Teaching Materials
    Izabela Dudziak, Poland
  3. Session on Giving Feedback
    Simon Marshall, Katarzyna Szlachcikowska and Kamila Anflink, Poland

Readers Letters

Teacher Resource Books Review

  1. Heads Up 1 from DELTA
  2. Authentic Listening from DELTA


  1. Encyclopedia of Questions: Weeping in the Winds
    George Patterson, US
  2. Phoenix New Life Poetry Winter 2014

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