The title is a line from the song “January Hymn” by The Decembrists
The title is a line from the song “The Ocean” by Led Zeppelin. The following is a random crude thought. … Continue Reading “Used to sing about the mountains but the mountains washed away”
The title is a line from the song “Muzzle” by the Smashing Pumpkins. I never fail to deliver my promises … Continue Reading “And the world is drawn into your hands”
Throughout history, scholars, philosophers and linguists tried to define language. There are countless numbers of definition of language. However, they … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue Reading Purple!
Today was one of those days where I am feeling less of energetic than I normally feel. I had it … 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 … Continue Reading Tips from an English language teacher!
SOLD The title is a line from the song “Lonely Sea” by the Beach Boys Inspired by a quick search … Continue Reading “You’re like the lonely sea”
Yesterday I decided I will climb the stairway to the Coit Tower of San Francisco with my husband. It was … Continue Reading Climbing to the Coit Tower
A black and white day at the De Young Museum of San Francisco California with my students from Embassy English … Continue Reading De Young Museum
The title is a line from the song “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” by B. J. Thomas This shows … Continue Reading “The blues they send to meet me Won’t defeat me”
Introduction: For so many years, the use of student’s native language was frowned up by many linguists and teachers. A … 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 … Continue Reading Second Language Learning Experience