Monthly Archives: October 2017


(Posting on using texts to teach grammar; by one NEB) The con-text of grammar is the text (Adapted from Agustien 2015). 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 they can potentially be tested […]

Using Texts to Teach Grammar Aspects


(Posting on the case of General Nurmantyo’s being denied entry to the US and program of English for military officers; by one NEB) 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 […]

General Nurmantyo, go, yo!*)