As an English Language Instructor for students from all around the world, I am always asked about the best way to continue studying English after finishing the course. My friends and family always ask me about the best way to … Continue reading Tips from an English language teacher!
Introduction: For so many years, the use of student’s native language was frowned up by many linguists and teachers. A new approach in teaching EFL emerged in the Saudi pedagogical context where teachers and learners have started to use Arabic … Continue reading Teachers and Learners’ Attitudes towards the Use of Arabic in EFL Classrooms in Saudi Arabia
When I look back at my experience with acquiring English language, I don’t really consider it a second language as much as another first language. I started acquiring it along with Arabic. I was born a twin, to a mother … Continue reading Second Language Learning Experience
1. Introduction: The critical period hypothesis (CPH) claims that once humans hit puberty, then start learning a second language, the process becomes more difficult. It says that the younger people learn a language, the better they master it in across … Continue reading CPH & The Ultimate Phonological Attainment of ESL Learners
Remember me when you look up to the skies Remember the pain, Orion, I wear Around the waste, it’s made of cries A belt of Rigel weighing me down A belt of three kings nailing me to ground Remember me … Continue reading Orion
I sit at Starbucks, drinking my venti triple-shot skinny hazelnut latte, doodling and sketching some drawings, when a man – probably in his late 20s – pulls the chair and sits against me. I look up. “Can I sit here!” he … Continue reading Jerks can also have coffee at Starbucks!
Today I decide to have my hair on the side, resting on my left shoulder, dangling freely, and is only tied toward the end in a messy pony tail! Wearing a pair of light blue jeans, a fun sweater and … Continue reading Umbria