The TEAPing Point

Explorations in EAP

Progress & Plausibility

Are we, as EAP professionals, ‘just’ language teachers? I think the answer has to be no. It is our responsibility to provide for our learners an induction, of sorts, into … Continue reading

13 January 2013 · 14 Comments

Demand High EAP

Those of you keeping up with New Movements online and off in the World of EFL will know of Jim Scrivener and Adrian Underhill’s relatively new endeavour, Demand High ELT. In … Continue reading

6 January 2013 · 8 Comments

Building e-AP Awareness

I get the impression that if and when we talk about the intersection between EAP and technology, we tend to think mostly of student learning. This was certainly the case … Continue reading

9 December 2012 · 3 Comments

Ontologies of EAP

I spent the afternoon in Edinburgh on Friday. About 25 EAP professionals got together for the inaugural meeting of ‘EAP in the North’. The format was informal and open, but … Continue reading

3 December 2012 · 7 Comments

Writing for Thinking (or why EAP professionals should blog)

The web is replete with EFL bloggers. Thousands of them, many truly excellent. People narrate their classes, reflect on their practice, share lesson plans and resources, and get together regularly … Continue reading

19 November 2012 · 23 Comments

a thought

"We are told and socialised into what to reject, but rarely told how to create." (Bernstein, 1977, p. 167)

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