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LIVING SKILLS How to acquire

November 14th, 2009 · No Comments · Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Secondary Level, Self Improvement, University Scholars

Why do we educate ourselves? Why do parents spend so much money giving their children and education? Why is there so much emphasis on the acquisition of a degree? The only answer you get is “to get a good job so that you earn lots of money”. But is this happening? Are our kids getting […]

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Shyness in adult and how to overcome

October 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Self Improvement, University Scholars

Many people falter due to their apprehensions. Some hang their heads low because they are simply too afraid to approach their desired romantic prospects or their chosen social circles. Others crumble at the face of an audience, especially when delivering speeches. Some people also see themselves fit in a particular job but are simply too […]

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Language Tips

September 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Secondary Level, Self Improvement, University Scholars

6 Foreign expressions you should know Whether you like it or not, foreign expressions represent an integral part of the English language (and of many other languages, too). Knowing the meaning and usage of the most used ones is very important. First of all because it will enable you to understand pieces of text that […]

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Computer Literacy A Must For All

May 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Primary Level, Secondary Level, Self Improvement

Computer literacy has become essential in helping people of all ages go further in their education and career. SEGI University College vice-chancellor Prof Dr Muhamad Awang said being computer-literate had become unavoidable with people being increasingly dependent on technology in every aspect of life. “Not so long ago, for a student to possess basic computer […]

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Pros and Cons of Home Schooling

April 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Parenting Tips, Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Self Improvement, Teaching Tips, Uncategorized, University Scholars

Is home schooling such a great ideas as when you first thought about it? There are many things to consider before taking this decision especially because it is about your child and his future. One of the good things about home schooling is that the child receives the attention he needs. It is a well […]

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Let’s Reminisce: Why English Was (Re-)Introduced

February 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Primary Level, Secondary Level, Self Improvement, University Scholars

As I flipped over piles of articles which I’ve been collected over the years, I wish to share the below article (written by P. Gunasegaram) to all on the importance of English. >>Foreign affairs officers now are not capable of playing a role internationally because they lack the command of English<< TUN DR MAHATHIR MOHAMAD […]

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School is a place to study – not gain job experience

December 7th, 2008 · No Comments · Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Secondary Level, Self Improvement, Teaching Tips, Uncategorized, University Scholars

In pointing out the shortcomings of the present education system, I believe Modern Parent has forgotten that schools and colleges are places where students are supposed to acquire academic knowledge and not job experience. Based on my own experience, a combination of book and study and job exposure in school takes up too much time, […]

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How to learn more besides from classroom?

December 6th, 2008 · No Comments · Secondary Level, Self Improvement, Teaching Tips, University Scholars

What does Bill Gates, Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, Simon Cowell and Michael Dell have in common? Other than being the very, very rich and successful, they are also dropouts. Apple founder Jobs did one semester in college before taking his chances with the real world. So did Dell, who started his company with just US$1,000 […]

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Bertrand Russell’s Wise Quote

December 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · Self Improvement

“The world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves but wise people are so full of doubts.” Read more of Bertrand Russell’s quotes Click Here His books: 1) The Problems of Philosophy 2) Authority and the Individual 3) Logic and Knowledge

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A Historical Perspective of ELT by Michael E. Rudder, Ph.D

October 28th, 2008 · No Comments · Primary Level, Secondary Level, Self Improvement, Teaching Tips, University Scholars

Michael E. Rudder, Ph.D. Regional English Language Officer U.S. Embassy – Jakarta, Indonesia RELEVANT ASPECTS RETAINED Grammar-Translation Deductive learning of grammarTranslation of sentencesEmphasis on accuracy Audiolingual Inductive learning Practice drills Vocabulary in context Total Physical Response (TPR) Attention to meaning rather than formLearning by doingLearner-centered Community Language Learning (CLL) Holistic approach Humanistic aspect of language […]

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