Before the turn of the millennium, the Philippines was called the world's texting capital. For the past five years or so, the Philippines is being called the Social Media Capital of the World. Is it? https://youtu.be/hSxOv22mfHQ The Philippines has consistently topped the charts in Time Spent on Social Media: ========================= This is an “extended version”… Continue reading Is Philippines the World’s Social Media Capital ?
Category: Speeches / Lectures / Presentations
English Language: Is Teaching / Learning Grammar necessary?
Imelda 'Aimee' Morales's book Alignment: Lessons in Writing was launched on Oct 24, 2020. Accompanying the book launch was a seminar by FLOW writers on various topics related to the book. I gave a talk on Teaching Grammar: Is it necessary?Many people are saying that Grammar is not important anymore. In internet groups, people who… Continue reading English Language: Is Teaching / Learning Grammar necessary?
Philippines: Social Media Capital of the World
For the past seven years or so, the Philippines has been touted as the “Social (Media) Nation of the world”. This is reminiscent of the time when the Philippines was being hailed as the “texting capital of the world”, even before the turn of the millennium. But at first glance at the statistics, it doesn’t… Continue reading Philippines: Social Media Capital of the World