Archive for October, 2012


Vocab Vitamins

4 Comments// Posted in english, SPM, writing by on 10.31.12.

A common problem for most students is insufficient vocabulary when writing essays. The tendency to use ‘safe words’ such as nice/good/bad/cool results to the lack of oomph in their writing. When I started teaching in 2001, I’ve encountered such issue with students as they tend to struggle with using the correct expressions in their composition. […]


6th IMETC 2012

No Comments// Posted in conference, IMETC by on 10.28.12.

In an hour’s time, I will be driving off to KL to attend the 6th International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention (IMETC) 2012. Alhamdulillah, I have been chosen as a keynote speaker for this spectacular event and to be honest, it has been so unexpected. When Prof. Rozhan Idrus, the Chair of IMETC offered me to […]


SPM Trial Exam 2012 Paper 2 – Answer Keys

No Comments// Posted in english, exam, SPM by on 10.15.12.

Hi everyone, Here’s the answer keys for Paper 2 that I’ve shared a few days ago. I am in the midst of developing another set of SPM 1119 exam set and I’ll share with everyone soon. Usually the issue with developing your own assessment is to find relevant authentic materials and generate questions that fulfill […]


SPM 1119 Trial Examination 2012

2 Comments// Posted in exam, johor, SPM, trial exam by on 10.12.12.

For those looking for SPM 1119 trial examination items, enclosed are the trial exam set prepared by yours truly for SMK Tasek Utara. This year, each school in Johor is required to prepare their own set of trial examination. I do hope it would help any teacher or student who would like to revise and […]



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