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!
A black and white day at the De Young Museum of San Francisco California with my students from Embassy English SF. All photos are edited using VSCO on iPhone 8Plus Continue reading De Young Museum
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
Caption: Talk about the greatest class ever! Kaplan, January, 2013. After only one month of being an ESL teacher at Embassy English in San Francisco, I am reminiscing the days I was in my students’ shoes, when I was an … Continue reading This one goes to all my ESL Teachers!