Teachers' insights

We continue our series on the challenges that virtual teaching is posing for the language teacher. A lot has already been said about the use of technology, so I will just go straight to say that there is no need to stress ourselves thinking that electronic equipment and the different resources available, whether they are free or paid, will replace...
Autodidacta en inglés
¿Has the advancement in technology gotten to a point where people can learn a foreign language by themselves, without the need of a teacher? The idea seems to be floating in the air and some learners are beginning to think that it is unnecessary to invest money in order to learn a new language. “Why spending money if I...
La evolución de la educación de idiomas
Is perhaps language teaching going out of style? The conception that acquiring a foreign language can be a 100% self-taught process by means of making use of a technological resource suddenly seems to be gaining momentum. Consequently, this perception prompts many people to wonder whether it is really worth investing resources in a formal course of studies. Even in many...
Distancia física o distancia social
One of the strategies to avoid the spread of the new coronavirus or getting the covid-19, has been keeping distance between ourselves and others. Nowadays, it seems that most people understand how important it is to do so. However, it seems that little is done to protect our emotional health, which, according to Amy Banks´(2020) research, shows that emotional...
Tips for teaching virtually
In the midst of the pandemic, teachers were pushed into the future much faster than they thought. Before the emergence of the Covid-19 crisis, online teaching was an option that had only just begun to gain supporters and followers. In fact, at least in Peru, for many educational institutions investing in technological supplies such as laboratories, computers and electronic...
enseñanza de idiomas a distancia
Through the years, in the need to communicate with other communities, people developed different approaches and methods to teach foreign languages. Since the 70’s, in which the Communicative Approach gained widespread approval and use, no new approaches have been developed. And it is likely that we will not see any in the near future either. That is because Communicative...
Language Teaching Bloggers
Centro de Idiomas de la Universidad del Pacifico is pleased to present our Research Group, which was created with the objective of being a place for reflection and debate on the pedagogical task in the field of language teaching. Within our initial activities, today we share with you the creation of the blog that we have nominated Language Teaching Bloggers.

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