Teaching English with Oxford

I have something to confess. Technology stresses me out. Even though I have been teaching, writing about, and doing research on the use of technology in language learning and teaching for a quarter of a century (wow, that went quickly!) not a day goes by that it does not frustrate me or, increasingly, scare me. And I am not alone. Most teachers I speak with experience a mixture of...
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