Interlok – When a language lesson isn’t about language

by Eyes Wide Open Literature is indeed an excellent subject to help students develop communication skills, creative expression, critical thinking skills and appreciation of culture. Most of all, teaching literature should be about teaching the student to enjoy reading for himself/herself, so that through books he/she can gain an knowledge about things in the world-at-large. … Continue reading

Interlok: Fail BM (this novel), fail SPM

Ranjit’s comment taken from here. Allow us to spell out for you the bottomline. Interlok should be withdrawn from the BM paper as its literature component (Komponen Sastera or ‘komsas’). Please be clear about this. Interlok is NOT in the Malay Literature (Kesusasteraan Melayu) subject. Interlok is instead in the Bahasa Melayu subject. BM is … Continue reading