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?
Speaking in webinars this October 2020
This month, instead of attending webinars, I was asked to speak in two of them. The first was on Oct. 10, 2020 by a US-based group Kinding Sindaw. October has been celebrated as the Filipino-American History Month in the United States since 1992. As part of the the Fil-Am History celebration, I was asked to… Continue reading Speaking in webinars this October 2020
IN regard to or WITH regard to?
The Corona impeachment trial is covered by radio and TV news stations every Mondays through Thursdays. I usually watch the trial through the ANC cable channel. Their four presenters use the phrase IN REGARD TO in practically every other sentence. To me, the phrase just doesn't sound right. I figured that perhaps the three presenters… Continue reading IN regard to or WITH regard to?