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TI8 | Erik Peterson – ESL Lecturer from the University of Wisconsin-Stout

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For our 8th Teacher Interview, we talk to ESL Lecturer Erik Peterson. 

On the 8th episode of the Teacher Interview, we talk to Erik Peterson from the University of Wisconsin-Stout!

Erik is a Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in the ESLI (English as a Second Language Institute) Department. He has a Masters Degree and several years of teaching experience in Japan as well as at the university. His insights will help you improve your English so please listen and enjoy!

In this interview, Erik shares his best tips and answers the following questions:

  • What kind of classes and students do you teach?
  • How do cultural differences affect how people learn English?
  • How can I improve my English?
  • What is your number one sightseeing tip for Menomonie, Wisconsin?
  • and more!

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TI7 | Jason Smith from Tweet Speak English

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English teacher Jason Smith from Tweet Speak English

On the 7th episode of the Teacher Interview, we talk to Jason Smith from Tweet Speak English!

Jason is an English teacher currently living in Kochi, Japan. He is originally from Seattle, Washington in the U.S. and has several years of English teaching experience. Listen and find out his greatest tips for learning English!

In this interview, Jason shares his best tips and answers the following questions:

  • How does Jason study Japanese?
  • Question from Facebook: How many hours do you study per day?
  • What movies, TV shows, or podcasts can help students learn English?
  • How can I improve my English?
  • What is your number one sightseeing tip for Kochi and Seattle?
  • and more!

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Jason’s Website – Tweet Speak English
Tweet Speak English Blog – TSE Blog
Tweet Speak English’s Twitter Page – @TweetSpeakEng

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TI6 | Kayla Hutson from Donethewriteway.com

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Editor and Author Kayla Hutson from Donethewriteway.com

On the 6th episode of the Teacher Interview, we talk to Kayla Hutson from Donethewriteway.com!
Kayla is an English editor and tutor who has taught abroad in China and has done editing work for several clients all over the world. She has even written her own book!

Kayla is also giving away a FREE editing job to 2 lucky winners! To enter, please answer the question:

“What CITY is Kayla from?”

If you know the answer, send an email to me: ask@alsensei.com
I will choose 2 lucky winners who may then submit a written document that Kayla will edit for FREE!
Don’t miss this opportunity!

In this interview, Kayla shares her best tips and answers the following questions:

  • What do you do as an editor?
  • Who are your favorite authors?
  • How can I improve my English?
  • In an email, should we capitalize both “B” and “R” in “Best Regards”?
  • Question from Twitter: What’s the difference between “envy” and “jealousy”?
  • What is your number one sightseeing tip for Utah and China?
  • and more!

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Kayla’s Website – Donethewriteway.com
Kayla’s Facebook Page – Donethewriteway
Kayla’s Twitter Page – @donethewriteway

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Special | ALsensei on Live with Katie Adler

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On this special episode of the English 2.0 Podcast, Al is interviewed by Katie on Live with Katie Adler!

In this interview, Al answers the following questions:

  • How do you choose the topics for the English 2.0 Podcast?
  • What are the 5 ways students can practice speaking on their own?
  • Do you have any advice on how to better pronounce “World”?
  • What is English 2.0 all about?
  • and more!

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Link: Live with Katie Adler

Katie on Twitter: @KAdlerEnglish
Mentioned in this episode:

Video: 5 Ways to Practice Speaking On Your Own

Video: Grammar Mistake – 3rd Person Conjugation

Tool: Evernote

English 2.0 Podcast: Pronunciation Point – World Cup

English 2.0 Podcast: Episode 28 – The Power of Like Minds

 

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Special | ALsensei on the Happy English Podcast!

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On this special episode of the English 2.0 Podcast, Al is interviewed by Michael on the Happy English Podcast!

In this interview, Al answers the following questions:

  • Where are you from in the US? And what’s the weather like there?
  • What is the most unusual food you’ve tried in Japan?
  • What has your language learning experience been like?
  • Have you had any interesting cross cultural experiences?
  • and more!

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Teacher Interview 5 | Aaron from PhraseMix

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On the 5th episode of the Teacher Interview, we talk to Aaron from PhraseMix.com!

In this interview, Aaron shares his best tips and answers the following questions:

  • What can we learn on PhraseMix.com?
  • What is the most common question that students ask you?
  • How can I improve my English?
  • How important is mindset and creating good habits?
  • What is your number one sightseeing tip for New York and North Carolina?
  • and more!

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Aaron’s Website – PhraseMix.com
Aaron’s Special Blog Post – Top 7 Tips for Learning English
Aaron’s Facebook Page – PhraseMix
Aaron’s Twitter Page – @phrasemix

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Teacher Interview 4 | English Teacher Melanie

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On the 4th episode of the Teacher Interview, we talk to English Teacher Melanie from EnglishTeacherMelanie.com!

In this interview, Melanie shares her best tips and answers the following questions:

  • How do you teach English?
  • How can I improve my English?
  • What is “Core Vocabulary” and why is it important?
  • How can we benefit from your podcast?
  • What is your number one sightseeing tip for Toronto, Canada?
  • and many more!

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Melanie’s Website – EnglishTeacherMelanie.com
Melanie’s YouTube Channel – Teacher Melanie
Melanie’s Facebook Page – English Teacher Melanie
Melanie’s Twitter Page – @TeacherMelanie
Melanie’s Podcast – Listen to Natural Spoken English!

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Teacher Interview 3 | Chris Wallace – Global Teacher

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On the 3rd episode of the Teacher Interview, we talk to Chris Wallace, who has taught English all around the world!

In this interview, Chris shares his best tips and answers the following questions:

  • What are the differences teaching in various countries?
  • How do I improve my English?
  • How can I create opportunities to speak English in my hometown?
  • What does “lingua franca” mean?
  • What is your number one sightseeing tip for Tokyo?
  • and many more!

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Teacher Interview 2 | Brad Patterson from Edulang

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On the 2nd episode of the Teacher Interview, we talk to Brad Patterson from Edulang!

In this interview, Brad shares his best tips and answers the following questions:

  • What are some of the challenges your students face when learning English?
  • How do I improve my English
  • What is etymology?
  • What is your number one sightseeing tip for Paris?
  • and many more!

For more information about Brad’s website, please check out the following link:
Edulang

Brad’s Blog: blog.edulang.com

Follow Brad on Twitter: @edulang

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Teacher Interview 1 | Michael from Happy English

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On the 1st episode of the Teacher Interview, we talk to Michael DiGiacomo from Happy English New York!

In this interview, Michael shares his best tips and answers the following questions:

  • How can I improve my English?
  • What is challenging about teaching non-native learners of English?
  • What are the best TV shows to use for studying English?
  • What is the best sightseeing spot in New York City?
  • and many more!

For more information about Michael’s school and lessons, please check out his website:
Happy English New York!

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