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
The title is a line from the Rolling Stones’ Angie. My whole weekend is themed “The Rolling Stones”. I never really liked them. I’ve always thought they were too loud for me. But a couple of days ago, I was … Continue reading “When will those dark clouds all disappear”
On 9/11 of 2013, and after a long lecture at the University of San Francisco’s Lone Mountain, I took a yellow cab and headed to the famous Ferry Building of San Francisco; the white clock tower erected to mark the … Continue reading I got a taste of Freedom!
… the walls of my memory divides the thorns from the roses; it’s you and the roses” – Afterglow, INXS The hardest thing I had to paint is this self-portrait. It didn’t take me that long to finish it. But … Continue reading “Bathed in Blue,
Every working day, a 30-min portion of my commute goes to walking to and from BART station! So I am pretty much on pilot mode when I am walking, steady fast steps with my head down looking at the ground, … Continue reading Purple!
Today was one of those days where I am feeling less of energetic than I normally feel. I had it in me at the beginning. I woke up wanting to paint. But after the first layer, at the very beginning … Continue reading A frustrated try …
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!