MPPZ 1353 Seminar – Sample of ELT videos

Instead of doing oral presentation in class, you are required to produce a 3-5 minute video, which is related to your literature review.  The followings are links to some samples of ELT video for your perusal.  Marks allocated for video presentation are 20%  (PLO5)

Collaborative learning –

What is CEFR? –

21st century skills –

Best wishes.

Work Visit to China

Will be in China from 21 April t0 27 April 2019.  The visit is for collaborative work with Chinese universities and the visit is sponsored by Kong Zi Institute.  Thank you Kong Zi Institute, Universiti Malaya.  Today, 22 April, we will visit 2 universities in Shanghai and tomorrow 1 university before we travel to Beijing by the Chinese fast train.  The discussion will be on students’ exchange, research projects and collaborative programmes.

22 April 2019

2019 Annual Letter by Bill and Melinda Gates.

Some interesting notes from the Annual Letter are:

  • the realities of the world don’t match with our expectations
  • inequity still shapes our world
  • even though the world keeps getting older, some parts of the world still remain young
  • health and education are the twin engines of economic growth

ha ha, to know more kindly click on the link given below.

Happy reading. It is very inspiring.

MPPZ1353 / MPB 1373

WEEK 1:  The future of ESL education

  • Sources:

  • Task (20%): Look for more information on the future of education and write an online reflection on the future of ESL education

MIT Technology Review –  The future of education

Future Education

Is Dr Mazlee failed as an education minister?

A nice reading.


Watch the videos on meeting below and give your comments.

Meeting 1

Meeting 2

Meeting 3

ULAB2122 – Penang

These are the links for

  1. Course Outline, writing an introduction and term paper outline
  2. summary writing –
  3. term paper draft –

An alternative you can also visit the English Language course page.  Thank you

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