A third portion of my Master’s Degree project was dedicated to teaching English as a second language through the use of comic strips and graphic novels. Therefore, my current Academic Manager asked me to lead a professional development session based … Continue reading Teaching English through the use of Graphic Novels & Comic Strips.
Throughout history, scholars, philosophers and linguists tried to define language. There are countless numbers of definition of language. However, they almost all describe the functions of language. Therefore, I believe that language is a systematic and generative system that is … Continue reading My Teaching Philosophy
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