Thursday, 5 February 2009

talking about Einstein


thursday...05.02.09
8.00 - 10.00am
blok V, Bk 39.
section E05
uhl 2322: technical writing

kelas yang agak membosankan...sorry, bukan kelas yang membosankan, pengajaran hari ini yang membosankan...input tentang final assessment project...aku beritahu mereka tentang all the reports they would have to hand in between now (wk 5) and wk 15...ie: proposal, progress report, project report plus presentation...by the time aku mention progress report, dia orang dah mula stress...not good...tapi, dia orang tak tahu, aku pun stress jugak sebab kena mark all their reports...huhuhu

first, aku perlu ajar mereka format untuk proposal...aku suruh buka module, page 35...we studied the format, aku terangkan apa yang mereka tak faham...aku tanya...is there anything else you want me to explain...atau secara simplenya 'do you have any question'...mereka dengan muka bosan menjawab 'no'...apa lagi aku nak buat ni...aku sendiri pun tak suka mengajar unit ni...terlalu membosankan...kalau aku rasa unit ni membosankan, students...tak perlu tanya la...

aku suruh mereka tengok contoh proposal yang diberi, sambil berbincang tentang inventions and innovation...which is the basis of their project. under this unit, aku terjumpa gambar Einstein...dan aku teringat satu joke...

aku tunjukkan gambar Einstein dan berkata...hey...you guys know who this is?...rhetoric question...kata minda aku

Einstein...jawab mereka dengan ekspressi muka yang mengatakan...even my cat can answer that one...

have you heard the joke about einstein?
no...they said...i knew that

want to hear it?...another rhetoric question...
yes ...

ok...aku senyum memandang mereka...pausing for effect la kononnya...hehehe
madam...cepat la...kata mereka...got their attention at last...

right...you know what Einstein looks like don't you?...stupid question because his picture was right there in the module...but, i had to ask ...for emphasis...

tak handsome langsung kan? kata aku...they agreed...

one day, Einstein was talking to a bimbo...
some of them did not know what a bimbo was...so i had to explain...beautiful but dumb...ok...they got the idea...

apparently, the bimbo, was trying to get Einstein to marry her...but Einstein refused...She could not understand why he did not want to marry her...she is after all beautiful...

so, she told Einstein...ok look, imagine we get married and have a daughter...with my looks and your brain...she could get anything she wants...

well...replied Einstein...that is correct...but......... WHAT IF SHE HAS MY LOOKS AND YOUR BRAIN?????

huh?!!!???...and then they laughed...at last, they are all awake...now i can get on with the lesson...

aku...kadang2 kena jadi stand up comic...

talking about einstein, here'a a poem I got from the boys in my critical thinking through literature class...

Einstein's Brother

Albert Einstein had a brother.
He was unlike any other.
He was not so very bright,
yet he was an awesome sight.

He was big and strong, you see.
He'd open doors without a key!
If there was no doorway there,
he'd make one darn near anywhere!

He wore great big clunky shoes,
a style no one but he would choose
He wore a suit without a tie,
not real cool, but he got by.

He never had a lot to say,
and mostly people stayed away.
He loved spinach, turned him green,
but he was nice, not ever mean.

He used to roam the streets at night.
It gave some folks an awful fright.
He'd just come in off the street,
looking for some food to eat.

They finally ran him out of town.
They didn't want his kind around.
It didn't matter what he did
or that at heart was just a kid.

He lived alone until he died,
with no friends, although he tried.
He was no rocket scientist.
How sad that he would not be missed.

Albert Einstein gained much fame,
giving glory to their name.
He didn't mean to so outshine
his younger brother, Frank Einstein.

Copyright; Albert Van HoogmoedEmail: vanh6@aol.com
aku...if you dont get it...sebut nama Frank Einstein dalam satu nafas...got it???

7 comments:

wahyudimy said...

Good looking n have a good brain.Aku teringat seseorang dgn kritiria ni,bila memandang cermin..Hehe

miezi said...

mam..i wish to be in your class.
eh, bila mai kl? habaq kat cheq naa..

marissa norfis said...

haha..frank einstein is famous too madam...siap ada cartoon frankenstein lagi...haha..but what's similar is that the both of them lack of hair..hahahha..kena gi "yu nam hair care"..haha

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nota.kematian said...

hehehe
Madam...

kata kata tipikal sekarang,
hurm... biasalah budak budak lagi.

Mr Final said...

wonder... y i xpnh dpt kelas ngan u????? oh gossh.. rase2nye.. perkara paling mlg selama 4 thn dicni ialah xpnh kelas english ngan u... huuu~

ab geldofg said...

anda bosan?....mnimlah ncfe 3+1....pasti hidup anda kmbali cria