Listening Part A

In Part A of the TOEFL test, test takers will hear short conversations between two speakers.  At the end of each conversation, a third voice will ask a question about what was said. In the actual TOEFL test, the conversation and the question will be spoken just one time. After the test takers  hear the […]

ELITISME RSBI

Seorang ibu suatu hari menyampaikan kepada saya perihal sikap anaknya yang berubah setelah menjadi siswa di salah satu SMP RSBI.  Anak si Ibu ini menjauhkan diri dengan teman-teman di lingkungannya maupun teman dekatnya semasa masih belajar di sekolah dasar dengan mengatakan: “Sekarang mereka nggak level.”  Sebuah ungkapan yang menggambarkan  adanya ketidaksederajatan diantara mereka.

Is Providing Grammar Feedback in Students’ Writing Worth-doing?

Abstract There has been a long debate on the efficacy of grammar corrective feedback in students’ writing. The debate between those who claim that grammar corrective helps improving the accuracy of students grammar, especially in writing- with those who claim that corrective feedback doesn’t work, is harmful and therefore, must be abandoned.  The discussion is […]