Monthly Archives: October 2016

Many students have issues presenting their thoughts and explaining phrases in comprehension passages.   What they are not aware of is this:   There are two aspects to the meaning of phrases, just like the iceberg.     The superficial meaning is represented by the tip of the iceberg while […]

Chinese Comprehension: A Simple 2-Step Approach To Explaining Phrases

  A few weeks ago, I came across this in my P3 student’s work: A seemingly absurd answer   This sentence translates to: He is neither a Chinese nor a Malay.   Technically speaking, this is grammatically correct but contextually, something is missing.   Instead of marking him wrong straight […]

What’s Your Tolerance Level Towards Your Child’s Absurd Answers?