Fundamentals of English Grammar course starts this Sunday, 2nd March!

The Fundamentals of English KnowledgeCentre starts this Sunday, 2nd March!

 

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Tempoh masa kelas – 3 bulan

Lokasi kelas – Saujana Puchong (berdekatan Puchong Perdana)

Kekerapan kelas – Dua kali sebulan dan setiap kelas 3 jam

Kelas –Selesa dan berhawa dingin

Waktu kelas – Ahad atau Sabtu

Yuran-Yuran Sepatutnya RM600 untuk 3 bulan

ANDA CUMA BAYAR RM360 untuk keseluruhan kelas!

Boleh bayar dua kali!

 

Cara pengajaran – Dwi bahasa dalam bahasa Inggeris dan Melayu

Nota – Nota lengkap dalam dwi bahasa untuk semua topik

Lain-lain kelebihan – Nota-nota dan tips tambahan melalui email.

Pertanyaan lanjut tentang apa2 topik melaui email.

Latihan2 esei percuma yang akan disemak oleh saya melalui email.

Contact saya, Yusoff di 019-3090711 atau melalui emel cikgutuition@yahoo.com

Idioms for the day…

bad-mouth: say unkind, unflattering, embarrassing (and probably untrue) things about someone.

A: “I don’t believe what Bob said. Why is he bad-mouthing me?”
B: “He’s probably jealous of your success.”

be a piece of cake: be very easy.

A: “Bob said the test was difficult, but I thought it was a piece of cake.””

be all ears: be eager to hear what someone has to say.

A: “I just got an e-mail message from our old friend Sally.”
B: “Tell me what she said. I’m all ears!”

be broke: be without money.

“No, I can’t lend you ten dollars. I’m completely broke until payday.”

be fed up with (with someone or something): be out of patience (with someone or something);
be very tired of someone or something.

“Bill, you’re too careless with your work. I’m fed up with
apologizing for your mistakes!”

be in and out: be at and away from a place during a particular time.

“Could we postpone our meeting until tomorrow? I expect to
be in and out of the office most of the day today.”

be on the go: be very busy (going from one thing or project to another).

“I’m really tired. I’ve been on the go all week long.”

be on the road: be traveling.

“You won’t be able to contact me tomorrow because I’ll be on the road.”

be over: be finished; end.

“I can’t see you until around 4 o’clock. My meetings won’t be over until then.”

be up and running: (for a technological process) be operational; be ready to use .

“Dave’s ESL Cafe on the Web has been up and running since December 1995.”

be used to (+Ving/noun): be accustomed to; not uncomfortable with.

“It won’t be hard to get up at 5:00 AM. I‘m used to getting up early.”

beat: exhausted; very tired (adj.).

“This has been a long day. I’m beat!”

beat around the bush: evade an issue; avoid giving a direct answer.

“Quit beating around the bush! If you don’t want to go with me, just tell me!”

beat one’s brains out: try very hard to understand or do something.

“Can you help me with this problem? I’ve been beating my brains out with it,
but I just can’t solve it.”

Beats me: I have no idea.

A: “What time’s the party?”
B: “Beats me!”

before long: soon.

A: “I’m really tired of working.”
B: “Just be patient. The weekend will be here before long.”

bent out of shape: needlessly worried about something.

“I know you’re worried about your job interview, but don’t get bent out of shape.
You’ll do just fine.”

bite off more than one can chew: take responsibility for more than one can manage.

“I’m really behind with my project. Can you help me? I’m afraid I
bit off more than I could chew!”

Words in the news – Loose ends

loose ends The expression loose ends refers to things with are not yet finished, discovered or understood.

loose ends

    “There are several loose ends: the explosives were not ready for use and the arrested officer doesn’t have any knowledge about bombs,” he said.

    The former prime minister said many loose ends must be tied up, particularly in the area of sponsorship.

    During the drug crackdown campaign the drug kingpins used the time to clear up all loose ends, leading to the killing of small dealers and talkative gang members.

    When I am offline, I immediately go to My Computer Properties, click on Disk Cleanup and erase all my temporary files and other loose ends.

    Click here for an explanation of what “words in the news” is all about.

    Source – http://readbangkokpost.com/wordoftheday/

Idioms for the day…

ace: make an “A” on a test, homework assignment, project, etc.

“Somebody said you aced the test, Dave. That’s great!”

all right (1): expression of reluctant agreement.

A: “Come to the party with me. Please!”
B: “Oh, all right. I don’t want to, but I will.”

all right (2): fair; not particularly good.

A: “How’s your chemistry class?”
B: “It’s all right, I guess, but it’s not the best class I’ve ever had.”

all right (3): unharmed; in satisfactory condition.

A: “You don’t look normal. Are you all right?”
B: “Yes, but I have a headache.”

and then some: and much more besides.

A: “I’d guess your new computer cost about $2,000. “
B: “It cost that much and then some because I also bought extra RAM and VRAM.”

antsy: restless; impatient and tired of waiting.

“I hope Katy calls soon. Just sitting around and waiting is making me antsy.”

as easy as pie: very easy.

“I thought you said this was a difficult problem. It isn’t. In fact, it’s as easy as pie.”

at the eleventh hour: at the last minute; almost too late.

“Yes, I got the work done in time. I finished it at the eleventh hour, but I wasn’t late.

Kelas Fundamentals of English Grammar bermula 5hb Januari 2008!!!

 

 

Anda ingin mahirkan bahasa Inggeris anda untuk kerjaya anda?

Anda ingin mahirkan bahasa Inggeris anda untuk mengajr anak-anak anda?

Anda ingin belajar di tempat yang anda mudah untuk faham?

Anda ingin senang naik pangkat dan mudah bertukar kerja?

 

 

Jika YA, maka Kursus Fundamentals of English KnowledgeCentre akan bermula 5hb Januari 2008 ini!

 

Cuba lihat apa kata pelajar-pelajar saya sebelumini :-

1. Cukup puas hatiii..Saya dapat gambaran jelas sangat.. Masa saya tanya soalan yang saya tak faham, En. Yusoff beri penjelasan yg begitu baik..

Huda – Kuala Lumpur

2. I have gone through the notes given and found it very interesting. On behalf of all my friends , we appreciate your dedication and commitment.

Sham – Bank Simpanan Nasional, Kuala Lumpur

3. Saya rasa macam saya belajar balik macam di sekolah dulu tapi lebih faham dengan apa yang di ajar.

Rina – Philips, Nilai.

Butir-butir lanjut

Yuran Pendaftaran – RM50 (utk confirm tempat!)

Tempoh masa kelas – 3 bulan

Lokasi kelas – Saujana Puchong (berdekatan Puchong Perdana)

Kekerapan kelas – Dua kali sebulan dan setiap kelas 3 jam

Kelas –Selesa dan berhawa dingin

Waktu kelas – Pagi Sabtu

Yuran-Yuran Sepatutnya RM600 untuk 3 bulan

ANDA CUMA BAYAR RM360 untuk keseluruhan kelas!

Boleh bayar dua kali!

 

Cara pengajaran – Dwi bahasa dalam bahasa Inggeris dan Melayu

Nota – Nota lengkap dalam dwi bahasa untuk semua topik

Lain-lain kelebihan – Nota-nota dan tips tambahan melalui email.

Pertanyaan lanjut tentang apa2 topik melaui email.

Latihan2 esei percuma yang akan disemak oleh saya melalui email.

Credentials Pengajar

1. Trainer English selama 7 tahun

2. Penulis 4 buah buku :-

1. Cara Mudah Mempelajari bahasa Inggeris
2. Cara Mudah Mempelajari bahasa Inggeris 2 – Perbualan telefon
3. Cara Mudah mengajar Anak-Anak Mempelajari bahasa Inggeris

4. Perbualan Mudah Bahasa Inggeris

3. Trainer kursus Fundamentals of English Grammar untuk staff Kementerian Kesihatan, Putrajaya – Nov 07 – February 08

4. Trainer kursus Fundamentals of English Grammar untuk SCA Packaging Malaysia, Beranang, Selangor – Ogos 2007

5. Trainer kursus Basic English Conversation untuk staff FAMA pada 10-12 July di Kalumpang Resort and Training Centre dan di Amansari Beach Resort, Kuantan pada 3-6 September 2007

6. Trainer untuk staff Majlis Perbandaran Selayang dan Jabatan Kesihatan Terengganu di Hotel Dynasty pada 23-25 Mei dalam kursus “Practising Proper English at the workplace”

5. Trainer di School of Banking Affin Bank (1996-2000)

6. Speaker jemputan di Persatuan Hal Ehwal Bekas Anggota Tentera (PERHEBAT), Sungai Buloh.1996 -2000

Semua buku terbitan Perintis Publication dan boleh dilihat di laman web mereka di http://www.books.perintis.com.my/ dan biodata saya boleh di lihat di Panel Penulis,

 

Jika berminat sila hubungi saya segera kerana tempat terhad!

Hubungi saya di cikgutuition@yahoo.com atau sms /call di 019-3090711

Kelas Fundamentals of English Grammar bermula 18 Nov ini!!!

Anda ingin mahirkan bahasa Inggeris anda untuk kerjaya anda?

Anda ingin mahirkan bahasa Inggeris anda untuk mengajr anak-anak anda?

Anda ingin belajar di tempat yang anda mudah untuk faham?

Anda ingin senang naik pangkat dan mudah bertukar kerja?

 

 

Jika YA, maka Kursus Fundamentals of English KnowledgeCentre akan bermula 18hb November ini!

 

Cuba lihat apa kata pelajar-pelajar saya sebelumini :-

1. Cukup puas hatiii..Saya dapat gambaran jelas sangat.. Masa saya tanya soalan yang saya tak faham, En. Yusoff beri penjelasan yg begitu baik..

Huda – Kuala Lumpur

2. I have gone through the notes given and found it very interesting. On behalf of all my friends , we appreciate your dedication and commitment.

Sham – Bank Simpanan Nasional, Kuala Lumpur

3. Saya rasa macam saya belajar balik macam di sekolah dulu tapi lebih faham dengan apa yang di ajar.

Rina – Philips, Nilai.

Butir-butir lanjut

Yuran Pendaftaran – RM50 (utk confirm tempat!)

Tempoh masa kelas – 3 bulan

Lokasi kelas – Saujana Puchong (berdekatan Puchong Perdana)

Kekerapan kelas – Dua kali sebulan dan setiap kelas 3 jam

Kelas –Selesa dan berhawa dingin

Waktu kelas – Hari Ahad

Yuran-Yuran Sepatutnya RM600 untuk 3 bulan

ANDA CUMA BAYAR RM360 untuk keseluruhan kelas!

Boleh bayar dua kali!

 

Cara pengajaran – Dwi bahasa dalam bahasa Inggeris dan Melayu

Nota – Nota lengkap dalam dwi bahasa untuk semua topik

Lain-lain kelebihan – Nota-nota dan tips tambahan melalui email.

Pertanyaan lanjut tentang apa2 topik melaui email.

Latihan2 esei percuma yang akan disemak oleh saya melalui email.

Credentials Pengajar

1. Trainer English selama 7 tahun

2. Penulis 4 buah buku :-

1. Cara Mudah Mempelajari bahasa Inggeris
2. Cara Mudah Mempelajari bahasa Inggeris 2 – Perbualan telefon
3. Cara Mudah mengajar Anak-Anak Mempelajari bahasa Inggeris

4. Perbualan Mudah Bahasa Inggeris

3. Trainer kursus Fundamentals of English Grammar untuk staff Kementerian Kesihatan, Putrajaya – Nov 07 – February 08

4. Trainer kursus Fundamentals of English Grammar untuk SCA Packaging Malaysia, Beranang, Selangor – Ogos 2007

5. Trainer kursus Basic English Conversation untuk staff FAMA pada 10-12 July di Kalumpang Resort and Training Centre dan di Amansari Beach Resort, Kuantan pada 3-6 September 2007

6. Trainer untuk staff Majlis Perbandaran Selayang dan Jabatan Kesihatan Terengganu di Hotel Dynasty pada 23-25 Mei dalam kursus “Practising Proper English at the workplace”

5. Trainer di School of Banking Affin Bank (1996-2000)

6. Speaker jemputan di Persatuan Hal Ehwal Bekas Anggota Tentera (PERHEBAT), Sungai Buloh.1996 -2000

Semua buku terbitan Perintis Publication dan boleh dilihat di laman web mereka di http://www.books.perintis.com.my/ dan biodata saya boleh di lihat di Panel Penulis,

 

Jika berminat sila hubungi saya segera kerana tempat terhad!

Hubungi saya di cikgutuition@yahoo.com atau sms /call di 019-3090711

Kursus Fundamentals of English bermula 19hb Ogos ini!!!


 

Anda ingin mahirkan bahasa Inggeris anda untuk kerjaya anda?

Anda ingin mahirkan bahasa Inggeris anda untuk mengajr anak-anak anda?

Anda ingin belajar di tempat yang anda mudah untuk faham?

Anda ingin senang naik pangkat dan mudah bertukar kerja?

 

 

Jika YA, maka Kursus Fundamentals of English KnowledgeCentre akan bermula 19hb Ogos ini!

 

Cuba lihat apa kata pelajar-pelajar saya sebelumini :-

1. Cukup puas hatiii..Saya dapat gambaran jelas sangat.. Masa saya tanya soalan yang saya tak faham, En. Yusoff beri penjelasan yg begitu baik..

Huda – Kuala Lumpur

2. I have gone through the notes given and found it very interesting. On behalf of all my friends , we appreciate your dedication and commitment.

Sham – Bank Simpanan Nasional, Kuala Lumpur

3. Saya rasa macam saya belajar balik macam di sekolah dulu tapi lebih faham dengan apa yang di ajar.

Rina – Philips, Nilai.

Butir-butir lanjut

Yuran Pendaftaran – RM50 (utk confirm tempat!)

Tempoh masa kelas – 3 bulan

Lokasi kelas - Saujana Puchong (berdekatan Puchong Perdana)

Kekerapan kelas – Dua kali sebulan dan setiap kelas 3 jam

Kelas –Selesa dan berhawa dingin

Waktu kelas – Hari Ahad

Yuran-Yuran Sepatutnya RM600 untuk 3 bulan

ANDA CUMA BAYAR  RM360 untuk keseluruhan kelas!

Boleh bayar dua kali!

 

Cara pengajaran – Dwi bahasa dalam bahasa Inggeris dan Melayu

Nota – Nota lengkap dalam dwi bahasa untuk semua topik

Lain-lain kelebihan – Nota-nota dan tips tambahan melalui email.

Pertanyaan lanjut tentang apa2 topik melaui email.

Latihan2 esei percuma yang akan disemak oleh saya melalui email.


Credentials Pengajar

1. Trainer in English selama 7 tahun

2. Penulis 3 buah buku :-
1. Cara Mudah Mempelajari bahasa Inggeris
2. Cara Mudah Mempelajari bahasa Inggeris 2 – Perbualan telefon
3. Cara Mudah mengajar Anak-Anak Mempelajari bahasa Inggeris (akan terbit)

3.Trainer Basic English Conversation untuk staff FAMA pada 10-12 July di Kalumpang Resort and Training Centre

4. Trainer untuk staff Majlis Perbandaran Selayang dan Jabatan Kesihatan Terengganu di Hotel Dynasty pada 23-25 Mei dalam kursus “Practising Proper English at the workplace”

5. Trainer di School of Banking Affin Bank (1996-2000)

6. Speaker jemputan di Persatuan Hal Ehwal Bekas Anggota Tentera (PERHEBAT), Sungai Buloh.1996 -2000

Semua buku terbitan Perintis Publication dan boleh dilihat di laman web mereka di http://www.books.perintis.com.my/ dan biodata saya boleh di lihat di Panel Penulis,

 

Jika berminat sila hubungi saya segera kerana tempat terhad!

Hubungi saya di cikgutuition@yahoo.com atau sms /call di 019-3090711

Kelas Dewasa bahasa Inggeris bermula 1hb Julai ini!!!

Kelas Dewasa Bahasa Inggeris Bermula Julai ini!

 

 

Anda ingin mahirkan bahasa Inggeris anda untuk kerjaya anda?

 

Anda ingin mahirkan bahasa Inggeris anda untuk mengajr anak-anak anda?

 

Anda ingin belajar di tempat yang anda mudah untuk faham?

 

Anda ingin senang naik pangkat dan mudah bertukar kerja?

 

 

Jika YA, maka Kelas bahasa Inggeris KnowledgeCentre akan bermula 1hb Julai ini!

 

Cuba lihat apa kata pelajar-pelajar saya sebelumini :-

 

 

1. Cukup puas hatiii..Saya dapat gambaran jelas sangat.. Masa saya tanya soalan yang saya tak faham, En. Yusoff beri penjelasan yg begitu baik..

 

Huda – Kuala Lumpur

 

2. I have gone through the notes given and found it very interesting. On behalf of all my friends ,  we appreciate your dedication and commitment.

 

Sham – Bank Simpanan Nasional, Kuala Lumpur

 

3. Saya rasa macam saya belajar balik macam di sekolah dulu tapi lebih faham dengan apa yang di ajar.

 

Rina – Philips, Nilai.

 

Butir-butir lanjut

  Yuran Pendaftaran – RM50 (utk confirm tempat!)

Tempoh masa kelas – 3 bulan

 

Lokasi kelas   - Saujana Puchong (berdekatan Puchong Perdana)

 

Kekerapan kelas – Dua kali sebulan dan setiap kelas 3 jam

 

Kelas –Selesa dan berhawa dingin

 

Waktu kelas – Hari Ahad pagi

 

Yuran –Masih pada RM360 untuk keseluruhan kelas. Boleh bayar dua kali!

 

Cara pengajaran – Dwi bahasa dalam bahasa Inggeris dan Melayu

 

Nota – Nota lengkap dalam dwi bahasa untuk semua topik

Lain-lain kelebihan – Nota-nota dan tips tambahan melalui email.

                                   Pertanyaan lanjut tentang apa2 topik melaui email.

                                   Latihan2 esei percuma yang akan disemak oleh saya melalui email.

 
Credentials Pengajar

1. Trainer in English selama 7 tahun

2. Penulis 3 buah buku :-
1. Cara Mudah Mempelajari bahasa Inggeris
2. Cara Mudah Mempelajari bahasa Inggeris 2 – Perbualan telefon
3. Cara Mudah mengajar Anak-Anak Mempelajari bahasa Inggeris (akan terbit)

3.Trainer untuk staff FAMA pada 10-12 July nanti dalam kursus “Basic English Conversation”

4. Trainer untuk staff Majlis Perbandaran Selayang dan Jabatan Kesihatan Terengganu di Hotell Dynasty pada 23-25 Mei dalam kursus “Practising Proper English at the workplace”

5. Trainer di School of Banking Affin Bank (1996-2000)

6. Speaker jemputan di Persatuan Hal Ehwal Bekas Anggota Tentera (PERHEBAT), Sungai Buloh.1996 -2000

Semua buku terbitan Perintis Publication dan boleh dilihat di laman web mereka di http://www.books.perintis.com.my/ dan biodata saya boleh di lihat di Panel Penulis,

 

Jika berminat sila hubungi saya segera kerana tempat terhad!

 

Hubungi saya di cikgutuition@yahoo.com atau sms /call di 019-3090711

 

Idioms explained…

Idioms explained

1. a peeping Tom

a man who secretly watches people (often women getting undressed)
through windows:

Jane reported the peeping Tom to the local police when she saw him at
her bedroom window.

2. earn an honest an penny

to earn money in a honest way:

Teaching may be hard work but at least I earn an honest penny.

2. Common expressions

1.not to have the ghost of a chance

(idiom/cliché) to have no possibility of success; used in fairly
informal contexts:

Bert doesn’t have the ghost of a chance of getting that job with his
qualifications.

Lisa hasn’t studied hard and doesn’t have the ghost of a chance of
passing the exam.

2. by fair means or foul

(cliché) in any possible way, whether this is honest and just or not;
used to indicate someone’s determination to do something:

George intends to get that job, by fair means or foul.

Joan has every intention of getting a place in the team, by fair means
or foul.

“Foul” as an adjective now usually means dirty, disgusting or very
unpleasant but in this context its meaning is similar to that of the
noun, an action which is against the rules of a game or sport:

The player was sent off the field for committing a foul.

20 idioms for the day

1. abide by (something)

- follow the rules of something

The cleaning staff were forced to abide by the rules of the school.

2. able to breathe easily again

- able to relax and recover from a stressful time

My friend was able to breathe easily again when his company did not go
out of business.

3. able to do something blindfolded

- able to do something easily and quickly

The car was easy to fix and we were able to do it blindfolded.

4. able to do something standing on one’s head

- able to do something easily and quickly

The boy is good at fixing his bike and can do it standing on his head.

5. able to take a joke

- able to let others laugh and joke about you

Our boss is not able to take a joke and we must be careful what we say
to him.

6. about time

- something that should have happened earlier

It is about time that you returned that book to me.

7. about to (do something)

- on the point of doing something

She was about to leave when the phone rang.

8. above and beyond

- more than is required

The work that the man did on our house was above and beyond what was
required.

9. above reproach

- not deserving of blame or criticism

The actions of the police officer were above reproach.

10. above suspicion

- be very honest so that nobody would suspect you

The man’s actions are always above suspicion.

11.absent-minded

- forgetful

My grandfather is very absent-minded and often forgets his keys.

12. acid test

- a test where the conclusions are beyond doubt

The problems were an acid test of our faith in the manager.

13. acquire a taste for (something)

- learn to like something

We acquired a taste for classical music during our trip to Europe.

14. across the board

- equally for everyone or everything

The taxes were increased across the board and everyone had to pay
more.

15. act high and mighty

- act proud and powerful

The woman is always acting high and mighty and nobody likes her.

16. act one’s age

- behave as a mature person or at least behave equal to one’s age

My friend never acts her age in public.

17. act up

- misbehave

The children began to act up during the field trip.

18. add fuel to the fire

- make a problem worse, make an angry person angrier

They were adding fuel to the fire when they criticized the angry
workers.

19. add insult to injury

- make a person who feels bad feel worse, make a bad situation worse

Our boss added insult to injury when she refused to let us use the
phone as well as the computers during lunch.

20. add up

- total up to a certain amount

I began to add up the money that I owed my father.