Monthly Archives: October 2017


(A posting on using texts to teach grammar) The con-text of grammar is the text (Adapted from Agustien 2015, this echoing my belief too). As such, I use texts to teach many grammar aspects to my TOEFL(R) students. As they analyze the said grammar aspects—understanding how they work and how […]

Using Texts to Teach Grammar Aspects


(A posting on the case of General Nurmantyo’s being denied entry to the US and program of English for military officers) General Nurmantyo’s being denied entry to the US is an insult to Indonesia and especially its military institution. Whatever happened afterwards: apology from the US ambassador and the likes […]

General Nurmantyo, go, yo!*)