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Editor's Choice: free to access articles

The editor has selected one article from each of the latest issues of the ELT Journal to be available online for FREE. We have also put together some short videos of authors discussing their articles. Click the links below to read the articles and watch the videos.

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What should we talk about? The authenticity of textbook topics
Volume 68 Issue 4 October 2014
Aki Siegel

Key themes and future directions in teaching English to young learners: introduction to the Special Issue
Volume 68 Issue 3 July 2014
Fiona Copland and Sue Garton

Learning English by walking down the street
Volume 68 Issue 2 April 2014
Chiou-Ian Chern and Karen Dooley

Engaging learners: conversation- or dialogic-driven pedagogy?
Volume 68 Issue 1 January 2014
Philip Chappell
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Towards creativity in ELT: the need to say something new
Volume 67 Issue 4 October 2013
Tan Bee Tin

Designing tasks for the Business English classroom
Volume 67 Issue 3 July 2013
Stephen Evans
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'A basic starter pack': the TESOL Certificate as a course in survival
Volume 67 Issue 2 April 2013
Valerie Hobbs

English as a Lingua Franca: ontology and ideology
Volume 67 Issue 1 January 2013
Andrew Sewell

Unpackaging the past: ‘CLT’ through ELTJ keywords
Volume 66 Issue 4 October 2012
Duncan Hunter and Richard Smith
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