Photo credit: https://www.quora.com/My-english-is-poor-does-that-mean-Im-less-smart-stupid Do you agree with the picture above? Is English a measure of intelligence? Photo credit: http://slowrobot.com/i/74021 The other day, a few colleagues and I were discussing the advantages and disadvantages of using the native language to teach pupils who are 6-8 years old. One of them defended that it will be harder … Continue reading English: Is it a measure of intelligence? How are we gonna break the language barrier?
Japan has always been such a fascinating country. Take a look at their kawaii style through the ages! It’s kinda funny. The poses are so iconic that even in different countries, such as here my hometown, we also pose for pictures this way coinciding with the years in the video. It’s very accurate. Of course, … Continue reading Kawaii Style through the ages
So last March, I was so down in the dumps. I actually created this blog so I can post my thoughts without my family and friends knowing. I don’t want them to see the “me” in this blog. I didn’t want them to worry about my depression and I didn’t want them to walk on … Continue reading Good news and bad news
Last March, I applied for an online teaching job. I never really want to be a teacher, but I thought if I really put my mind to it, maybe I can be passionate about it. So, I applied, passed the initial written assessment and then do a demo. I was really excited to start and … Continue reading Give me words of wisdom and encouragement
*this is just a rant Jessie J said it's not about the money, well my life is seriously proving her wrong! 😭 Where am I supposed to get $200 or £150 for an english proficiency exam?! Why is it so bloody expensive to prove that you know how to speak a different language? (Ok, so … Continue reading English Proficiency exam
"I want in 10 years to buy a house. I want to be able to support myself financially through whatever happens with the economy. At the same time, there's so much fear of missing out. There's so many beautiful things I want to do in life." Watch the video below: baby boomers & millenials
Recently, I went out of town for business and rode on public transport. I had an unfortunate encounter with this older male who kept chatting me up and made lewd jokes. I decidedly ignored him and feared any sort of retaliation. He was bigger than me and could easily overpower me. Before anyone, stupid enough … Continue reading Basic human right! Treat people with respect!