Services: get participants to your conference or workshop & increase its impact; 
get applicants for your MA TESOL; find the staff that you need; promote books & products. 
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Linking theory & practice
Promoting free at source research

Linking theory & practice 
Promoting research 


Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) academic is uniquely placed at the interface of theory informed practice and practice informed theory. For 10 years we have promoted academic research to applied linguistics students, teachers, teacher educators, decision-makers, supporting organisations and other researchers through free at source YouTube talks.  

We pride ourselves on our commitment to TESOL-based knowledge building and we are pleased to offer, free of charge, help with the data gathering stages of your research.  We also offer a range of pay services including: getting students onto your TESOL course; finding staff that you need; increasing participants to and impact of your conference; promoting books; getting traffic to your blog and much more! Our current clients are:  Swan Communication Limited who are promoting the 3rd ed. of The Non-Native Teacher by Peter MedgyesHelbling Languages who are promoting Creating Motivation by Chaz Pugliese and NILE who are promoting their MA in Professional Development for Language Education.  Try us, we bring academic credibility and massive social media outreach at prices which start at just £75.   

More about our work is available in this short article (Jarvis, 2017) and this 2015 interview at the IATEFL conference in Manchester.     


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Our talks are classified into three areas


Keynotes: cutting-edge leaders in the field talk about their work. 

Our Keynotes (pre 2013) include talks from A. Pennycook, V. Cook, R.Phillipson, T. Lynch,  J. Jenkins, M. Cortazzi, P. Nation, D. Little, A. Tsui, D. Nunan, A. Burns and K. Johnson.  

Our Keynotes (recent) section is currently by T. Rodgers, A. Holliday, M. McCarthy, N. Spada, S. Krashen, R. Ellis, D. Larsen-Freeman, J. Swales, Glenn Fulcher and Scott Thornbury.  More to follow!


Research-papers: authors talk about an article which they have had published in a leading TESOL-based peer-reviewed academic journal - over 40 talks to choose from!


Our Featured publications section provides a selective number of talks from authors who have published a TESOL-based text book.  We now also accept talks about EFL\ESL course book. Publishers pay a fee for this service.


Download our database of 75+ talks


Get your work disseminated, discussed and critiqued. Guidelines for our speakers


We lead in social media for language education


Free task sheet to learn more about our Keynotes and share ideas on social media. We can help you develop an online personal learning network (#PLN) as part of your continuing professional development (#CPD).

Subscribe to our channel.  It is key to all that we do.  Watch our talks and add comments.  Get notifications whenever we add new talks.  

Join our group to discuss and share ideas.  It's a closed moderated group and we do not become friends.  With nearly 12,000 members we are the largest independent initiative. 

Follow us - we tweet about our talks and our work. We cover  other issues in education with a focus on, but not restricted to, languages and linguistics.  We ask critical questions and have an advocacy role. 

Join our professional network where we link with 1,000s who work in language education and related areas across the globe.