The Days of Misplaced Manifestations

Before I start describing the events of the last two days, let me engrave the idea in your mind that "Algerians love chaotic tumults and celebrating." We don't have weekly parties, only yearly weddings... We don't have seasonal festivals, we have yearly Ramadan of fasting... Our inner-pressure is hiding inside us, making our daily life … Continue reading The Days of Misplaced Manifestations

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​My Seasonal Social Bluescreen

These days, I am socially sick. I can't talk to anybody, wanting to be alone. My vocabulary is limited to "good morning, what's up, hamdullah and inshallah". I hate people who want to talk to me and I hate more those who don't want. Harsh, anti-social and senseless.  This is what my friend just noticed … Continue reading ​My Seasonal Social Bluescreen

Anti-Money “New Year Oath” on the 5th December

All around the Christian world, there is a New Year Eve related tradition that is called "New Year Oath". New year oath or wishes are usually done in the very first moment of the year [00:00], hoping that the special moment may have a special power influencing the chance that one's wish will be accomplished. … Continue reading Anti-Money “New Year Oath” on the 5th December

Mouloud / Mawlid of the Prophet (p.b.u.h)

Today it's the 30th of November that says nothing to us Algerians but rainy weather and traffic jams. However, today is the 12th Rabi' al-awwal in the Islamic Calendar at the same time that means Mouloud. Mouloud is the remembrance of the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him). Mawlid around the Arabic … Continue reading Mouloud / Mawlid of the Prophet (p.b.u.h)

Principle-breaking Pressure

  Bravo. One another day is survived. The overwhelming University life in the Master degree puts more and more weight on us day to day. Today, we finished our classes earlier and a girl called me over to prepare the tomorrow's presentation with her. At first, I thought that we prepared everything and she wrote … Continue reading Principle-breaking Pressure

Another never happened presentation

This LMD Master 1 -Applied Linguistics program literally drives me crazy with its presentation system. We just started with 2 months of tardy and started doing researches and presentations from the first moment. This week, it is the fourth presentation that I am preparing in group-work. Then, after the [unrepresented presentation], I've just got another … Continue reading Another never happened presentation

Essay: Explaining learner variation considering the age

Explaining learner variation considering the age   There is a famous rumor saying Chinese is one of the most difficult languages to learn because of its strangeness. The former statement was disproven by Noam Chomsky’s generativism that claims no language’s learnability is different from one another, being Chinese or English. However, the observable fact of … Continue reading Essay: Explaining learner variation considering the age