CEFL was well represented at Cambridge University Press' (CUP) second Cambridge Day held at Holiday Villa recently. The guest speaker was Herbet Puchta, the renowned ELT specialist and author of the "English in Mind" series of ELT books published by CUP, amongst many other ELT textbooks. Mr Puchta gave a fascinating talk to his audience of Malaysian educationalists, focusing on the challenges of teaching English to teenagers, who make up the target audience for the "English in Mind" series, and the consequent objectives of the content and methodology of these textbooks.
New Centres… New Centres… New Centres…Bukit Jelutong (Shah Alam), which opened a new Cambridge Kids Centre in August 2007 (as announced in our last issue), has taken on the Main Suite franchise, effective January 2008, and Putra Heights (Subang Jaya), which also offers the Main Suite programme, opens its doors in March. Please see page 4 for contact details of the new Centres.
It has long been a concern that the level of English language proficiency amongst Malaysians was in decline. And it has been clear for some time that radical measures were needed to halt, and indeed reverse, […]