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Kalimantan and English-Language Media? Why not! - Part 1

By: Mr KalEng

I START this essay with a question: “Where the hell are all Kalimantan’s English-language mainstream media hiding?”

Saya awali tulisan ini dengan sebuah pertanyaan: “Di manakah gerangan media-media arus utama berbahasa Inggris dari Kalimantan bersembunyi?” 671 more words


Illegal Immigrants: Don't Rock the Boat

At breakfast this morning my daughter was relating a conversation she had with a neighbor-friend who is a third-grade teacher at a predominantly Hispanic public elementary school.  555 more words

Our Economic Mess


Yappr is a place to learn English as a second language by watching video. Studying aside, it seems like the guys behind Yappr are onto something really big. 241 more words


Alicia, Student Blogger: Choosing my Program

While I am majoring in Special Education, I am minoring in Spanish at Eastern Illinois University.  This minor requires the preceding 2000-level classes, plus 12 credit hours of upper-division (3000-4000) classes.   675 more words

Study Abroad

"See the Love in Every Eye"

Five of my current students are Spanish speakers. They all understand and speak English equally well as Spanish, and in some cases even better, but their bilingualism sets them apart from the rest of the students. 681 more words


Travelling Pet Peeves: No 4

Before we even get into the atrocities of colonisation, etc. there is a much more selfish reason that I resent my English heritage.

The fact that English is the ‘international’ language. 350 more words


Useful Tool (3)

The first English words I learned were from my mom when I was a child. I had purchased what I thought to be a coloring book and then I noticed it had strange words with each picture. 263 more words