Feb 23rd Out of my excitement, I got to the airport about four hours before my flight. I mean, who wouldn't be excited? I decided to make the most out of my time and stayed at the nearest charging station where I squeezed my brain out for an article. While working on my pending article … Continue reading A Guest Speaker’s 24 hours in Albay
“Never memorize something that you can look up.” ― Albert Einstein
After all, if language learning can be considered one’s hobby then how hard will that be? I would not consider myself an expert in languages but here are some ‘strategies’ I have used to study Nihongo.
Staying in the company you don't like is like eating vegetables. You know it is good for your health but you cannot convince yourself it's delicious.
Taking the Hogwarts Express and Revisiting Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry by Jahzeel Dionne Ybasco A number of people will hold on to their childhood by collecting their favorite toys or playing online games. Others will opt to document their lives using photos, and now, their Facebook Timelines. Still some others will act very … Continue reading Taking the Hogwarts Express and Revisiting Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
Dear Beloved Readers, Writers, Students, Teachers, Happy New Year! Let us all welcome 2015 with a bang: with our arms wide open for learning, with eyes intent on reading and scrutinizing works of literature, with ears willing to listen if they haven't been rendered deaf by firecrackers. I would like to share with you the … Continue reading Re: New Format and Policies
When you grow up you realize that everything has changed and you're not a happy child anymore. -Hermes
To find a work that you love and to love what you do is the only way to do great work. - Steve Jobs
One of my students who are preparing for their Job Interviews asked me how I answered this question: Why did you decide to be a teacher? I answered in different ways: -> I want to motivate children to study and speak in English just like my favorite teacher when I was in high school. -> … Continue reading STUDENT OF THE WEEK: AMBER
One's love for books may be as shallow as loving the notion of being thought of as scholastic. She may post pictures of herself in a bookstore, holding a book, or putting several books on her desk but they remain untouched for a long time. She may even put a book or two in her bag for the pretense of reading it or them but only spares a glance for a few minutes. The book or books lay forgotten and unread. The President thinks there is nothing wrong with this. It is only absurd particularly if the said individual taking a selfie is an educator.