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Filipinos and the English Language

Why is the Philippines included in  the discussion about which country is the BPO/Call Center capital of the world?

There are lots of positive qualities Filipinos have that make their country an attractive destination for business process outsourcing. 1,244 more words


lost in translation

Did a quick dash over to my cousins’ for late lunch + to wish my God-girlies good luck for Term 4. Was talking to Little Miss Mels in Year 7 about Festival of Music and my cousin said, “Hey Kwokkie, your Gigolo song was good!” 43 more words


Introducing ESL Airplane

Hi Teachers!

I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything in this blog. I took a break for a while, but I’m back. 95 more words


Current Events Round-Up: Friday the 13th

Want to read about Friday the 13th in your ESL class today? Here are some links to a few different news stories about Friday the 13th. 141 more words


Daily Prompt: Fraud

via Daily Prompt: Fraud

What exactly is fraud?  Can a person be a fraud?  How does the law define fraud?  Why do some people always seemingly get away with fraud and being a fraud? 233 more words

English oh English 

“In schools now, students don’t speak the language for fear of being mocked for trying to be a “Mat Salleh”. The perception is that if you don’t speak Bahasa Melayu, you are not proud of being Malaysian.

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