Malaysian Public Holiday No. 14: NEW YEARS DAY – What’s it about?

(Photo credit: http://bit.ly/1WGAr34) New Years Day is an internationally recognized day to commemorate the beginning of a new calendar year. Most countries in the western world hold a celebration on New Years Eve (the night before the New Year starts) and crowds of people get together with their family or friends to celebrate the end…

Malaysian Public Holiday 13: CHRISTMAS – What’s it about?

(Photo credit: http://bit.ly/1Nt45BT) Christmas is a Christian festival celebrating the birth of Jesus. Jesus was born just over two thousand years ago and Christians celebrate Jesus’ birth because of his centrality to Christian faith and history. Christmas is the only Christian holiday that celebrates someone’s birth. Christians in Malaysia celebrate Christmas by way of meals…

Do BIG ESL BRANDS offer better learning experiences?

(Photo credit: http://bit.ly/2gxyda6) We see it here in Malaysia, some places have that ‘franchise’ stamp and others are self-running, even the Malaysian government recognizes Franchise Brands ahead of self-made ones.  To the government, the notion of a recognized business model and curriculum seals the deal as a reputable language school……or does it? Plenty of you…