English Speaking and Presenting: How to stop using filler words like ‘um’ and ‘uh’ in your speech — BroadyELT

Running through several practice runs is the best way to eliminate filler words from a presentation, but if you're someone who suffers from severe performance anxiety, that might not be enough. https://youtu.be/P9FBMNOxLHo This topic is relevant for almost all language users, especially when we present and speak in front of groups. [...]My additional personal tip:... Continue Reading →

AI Language Partner for L2 Learners

I didn't make it to this session in Atlanta, but it intrigues, nonetheless. Alelo's Enskill learning platform automatically evaluates learners' communication skills and produces performance analytics. As learners engage in conversations with artificially intelligent avatars, Enskill continually monitors their performance and provides feedback to both teachers and learners. Via "Alelo Presents at TESOL Its Solutions... Continue Reading →

TESOL 2019

I'm in Atlanta this week for the TESOL 2019 international convention. 🎡 Good morning #Atlanta! Looking forward to productive meetings throughout the day before our #TESOL19 Opening Keynote later today at 5:30 pm! #mytesol19 pic.twitter.com/2EOE9y7KT2 — TESOL 2019 (@TESOLConv) March 12, 2019 I arrived this afternoon, got registered, and attended the first keynote of the... Continue Reading →

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