topic-based teaching


(A popular article; by one NEB) The teaching of English in Indonesia—especially that in junior and senior high school—has left students unable to use the language to express themselves effectively both in oral and written form. This has been put forward by many parties, one of whom is Alwasilah (2001: […]

Topics, Functions, and Vocabulary Combined: Students’ English Refined


(A presentation paper originally; by one NEB; left as such) Introduction Teaching students English should result in the students’ being able to use the language to express themselves. Being able here should be taken to mean that not only can the students use the language to communicate with other people […]

Teaching Grammar and Topics Integratedly Revisited: An Alternative for Tomorrow’s ...