or, how to make literature classes a little more interesting A few days ago, I observed a student teach a literature class online. The observation was part of the assessment for her […]
Hazidi A. Hamid
I teach English and Linguistics at OUM.
Hi!. Remember how we talked about a site and course where we handle difficult grammar questions. The base blog is here. Please come visit https://hazidisgrammarclass.blogspot.com/ See you there!
If you go to any of the big bookstores, and peruse the English language shelves, you will probably find books that have either EFL or ESL written on the cover. These are […]
Students of linguistics and communication are familiar with the saying, “We cannot not communicate” but that is not the whole picture. The saying is one of the axioms or principles of the […]
Note: the featured image is the flag of the old Sultanate of Kelantan When I was in school, I often heard how my peers and even their parents hated history. The reason […]
Note: experimenting with explaining English grammar in Malay. Apabila saya mengajar bab Tense dalam Bahasa Inggeris, saya sering mendengar keluhan pelajar pelajar saya yang mengatakan itu susah, ini susah. Paling kuat kedengaran […]
Two notes before we start: 1. This article can perhaps be classified under cross-cultural communication because it is about explaining one culture to the world. 2. The featured picture is keli (catfish) […]
A little cross-cultural communication for a change.A few things were mentioned in recent incidents. Among them silat and keris. Following that, I noticed a few mentions of these in social media. One […]
There is a game that I used to play when I got bored in the library. It could take hours in the days when we only had dictionaries and encyclopaedias. Today, it […]
I am sometimes surprised to hear archaic, misguided and misinformed ideas being rehashed today. more than a decade into the new millennium. This morning, I read of another such instance. Here is […]