Reflections from 2019: The Sparkling Notes


Notes on the year of 2019 and Hopes for 2020, as Life goes on.

Writing Thesis for Indonesian EFL Students


I had been working as an English lecturer at a private college in Indonesia since 2009. Working as an English lecturer provides me lots of opportunities to gain more understanding of what I had learned so far not only as a lecturer but a reflective practitioner as well. It's a bit different when you compared … Continue reading Writing Thesis for Indonesian EFL Students

The Grand Masjid in West Sumatera, Indonesia


One of the interesting places to see in the province of West Sumatera in Indonesia is Masjid Raya Sumatera Barat, known as The Greatest Mosque in the province of West Sumatera. The mosque itself was started to be built in 2016 and the construction was completed in 2019, together with its tower. From the outside, … Continue reading The Grand Masjid in West Sumatera, Indonesia

Bahasa Digital dan Bahasa Inggris sebagai Bahasa Internasional


Era informasi teknologi saat ini (2019 ke depan) akan membutuhkan kondisi kepekaan berbahasa secara digital bagi rakyat Indonesia, terutama bagi mereka yang sedang menuntut ilmu baik di tingkat dasar, menengah, atau perguruan tinggi. Meskipun hal ini adalah sebuah terobosan yang baik untuk perkembangan Indonesia, namun tentu ada beberapa tantangan dan kendala yang cukup signifikan untuk … Continue reading Bahasa Digital dan Bahasa Inggris sebagai Bahasa Internasional