History 7 Lecturer

History 6 Lecturer
Another History 6 Lecturer

 

- You have to give me fitback (feedback)
- The beginning of the modern year'rer (era)
- According to the crock at the back (clock)
- They bombed the embassy in Belgrate (Belgrade)
- not much headway was make (made)
- He grooned Chulalongkorn for the job (groomed)
- He cannot look to his navels (neighbours)
- When they [the British] went to China, who did they find there? [Me: The Chinese]
- I had some business to do there [Thailand]. Actually, I just accompanied my mother.
- The audience are all distinguished people, not like you and me
- They belong to the family members (They are family members)
- the silver defence siren (civil)
- was he in'fair'rer'bearl? (infallible)
- you have this powers tussle (power)
- the cold war was only oh'ficially over in 1991 (officially)
- the boats can answer (books)
- who have not return it (has, returned)
- You have better chances of doing better
- I will make sure my team of teachers are as devoted as I am. (is)
- Java has a better knackwork of roads [than the other islands] (had, network)
- The Acehnese are proud of this history of dells (their's)
- before the turned of the 20th century (turn)
- promise them some kind of sar'vation (salvation)
- founded by the Borshevik (Bolshevik)
- the Dutch responded with brittle punishment (brutal)
- the rise of the Dutch liberers (liberals)
- They're usually motivated by noble aims, but whether or not they are is hard to judge
- let's phase it (face)
- a woof in sheep's skin (wolf)
- Japan had sinig'ster designs on Asia (sinister)
- Muslims of different streaks... sorry, stripes
- concorting new questions (concocting)
- absolute monarchy certainly has many sys'tair'mic flaws (systemic)
- you won't get stark (stuck)
- The Emperor and the Ge Ge [Princess], nothing better to do than to catch sparrows
- Farmer's son, what do you think, mess around with buffaloes (buffalo)
- When we come to the final crunch (crunch)
- They have their own vested interests (vested interests)
- He was very very much consumed by his own self-ambition (self-ambition)
- supporting and being supported by the warlords, and vice versa (redundant vice versa)
- It will resonant outside the country (resonate throughout)
- It was just a few years [ago], [19]90 (said in 2000)
- You scratch my bag, I scratch my bag for you (your back)
- Look at them as scums (scum)
- You have to build up from the rabble (rubble)
- [To students from the previous F Maths lecture] Those at the back, your time is up. Please leave the LT now. (your lesson is over)
- That's very rude, R-O-D-E (R-U-D-E)
- Don't go Shanghai and look for pandas. Go Sichuan and look for them in the zoo.
- I had the opportunity to went down the Yangtze River (go)
- Sun Yat Sen continued to be plaired by the 3 problems (plagued)
- The new, young, flagelling CCP (fledgling)
- Both parties, the KMT and CCP, had its own motives (their)
- He gave himself a new title : Generalissimo. He went around in a big coat, to make him look cool (himself)
- internal persification (pacification)
- physical revolution (fiscal)
- people just run ah'mock (amok)
- There are only three famous Suns in Chinese History - one is Sun Yat Sen, one is... [Me: Sun Zi] and the last is... Sun Wukong (slightly modified for brevity)
- He only became more socialistic when (socialist)
- His ideology was so twisted up that even he got confused (referring to Hong Xiuchuan, leader of Taiping rebellion)
- A few years ago, his wife die't (died)
- against overwhamming odds (overwhelming)
- [The KMT had several million well-trained troops, while] The CCP was assisted by several million well-indoctrinated peasants
- It was a very ter'mal'tious period (tumultuous)
- party carders (cadres)
- They're such deadly enemies. Even in their sleep, they dream of each other (referring to Chiang and Mao)
- rootless
(roofless)
- Ronin, they chose to be that way. Then they become ninjas. (logical flaw - Ronin and Ninja are different)
- They [the Japanese] heard these tales [of European oppression of the Philippines and the Spice Islands] and they became even more w'eary. (wary)
- They also have some self-doubt about themselves (had, self-doubt)
- They are more aware of the technology happening in the West (available)
- Abe was quite a wise guy - he understood the significance of the request. (man)
- to work up the ground, into a powerful movement (work the ground, to form)
- the Emperor made the unprecedented act of... (sentence is impossible to structure)
- [To a guy with loose pants] Have you ever thought of the consequences? Not for you... for others. They have to see.
- promugated (promulgated)
- Let me give you a peril (parallel)
- legislations (legislation)
- infrastructures (infrastructure)
- telecommunications (referring to industries in late 19th century Japan)
- the nationalistist spirit is strong (nationalist)
- it had to governise the people (galvanise)
- [On Britain's fate after Margaret Thatcher] stupid people come, stupid people vote them in. Then the whole country become stupid.
- In Thailand they are grapping with the same problem (grappling)
- [Me: It's very sexist] I am.
- pulse on the opportunity (pounce)
- The Chinese elite, they carry what... pen. Sword too heavy for them. (The sword is)
- the most urdent (ardent)
- only in about 40 years... that's a generation's lifetime (the span of a generation)
- proar'simity (proximity)
- I would like to go Inner Mongolia (go to)
- Some of you need a gong to wake you up.
- In China, British interest was paramount (interests were - wrong use of 'paramount')
- not something that is short lift (lived)
- Shuyu, you must stop smiling... Start talking. Why you smile so much? I don't remember your father smiling so much.
- Nowadays, girls... Especially RGS girls.
- In my time, we sit on the floor in the corridors... "Girls! What are you doing?"
- Of course I was from RGS. Where do you think I'm from? St Nicholas... Nanyang Girls'...
- to determine the spoys (spoils)
- When I was in RGS I was chairman of the Chinese Society
- Is that your banana [on the table]? No wonder you're functioning so well... you have that banana to motivate you.
- Many of them also subscribe to Shintoism, meaning Emperor worship (factual error)
- The military was on its rise (militay's power was on the rise)
- their European powers, in Europe
- colonies are just like accessories to the body (for)
- They wanted to deter the United States of America from the war (entering the war)
- The Chinese government haded by Chiang Kai Shek (headed)
- I think Chiang Kia Shek spent his days standing on the top of the mountain looking at the Yangtse river
- looks like my lecture is good for those who suffer from insomia (insomnia)
- [On Pearl Harbour] The next day, the US entered the war. After all, they've been bombed already.
- In life, you make some wrong assumptions, then you get married.
- [On the Japanese attack of Pearl Harbour] No one in the right frame of mind would do such a thing. But these are not people in the right frame of mind.
- [On the Japanese plan to bomb Pearl Harbour to get the US to be more pliable in negotiations] sit down to negotiate over a sunken submarine.
- litrellary (literally)
- SCAP should take a long term view (have, goal)
- Nut'xist war criminal (Nazi)
- [On the post war role of the Japanese Emperor] It was just to be a nice guy... smile.
- This morning I have two charming looking girls stopping me in my tracks.
- I think this is one jam of the American Constitution (gem - a better word'd be tenet)
- Lecture always got a lot of toilet kings.
- If you do not understand now, go back, read up, internalise and become clever
- There was also rehabitation of the industrial sector (rehabilitation)
- I'm also a union member - STU. Singapore Teachers' Union. But I do not know what they do.
- No status, no pride, no nothing. (nothing)
- Donald Trump, and this bimbo called... Mala...
- My husband is always very aware that I'm the legal expert in the household.
- sernile people (senile)
- Why you all so demure and ladylike... except for me. (are you)
- Whose birthday today... yesterday... tomorrow... this month [, answer the question]
- Where got equality? I'm the teacher okay...
- Now birthdays have taken on new meanings (meaning)
- He's not singing or anything? Better not. I don't think he can sing.
- My husband goes marketing (to the market)
- I'll give you a broad sweed of events before 1874 (sweep - coverage)
- Very often, they resorted to bruter means (brutal)
- nearer the British Island (Islands)
- at the turned of the 19th Century (turn)
- commissioned by the royal crowned (crown)
- straits produce... [Thomas: Batik]
- [On Straits Produce] Kingfisher... [Me: To eat?] Maybe if they sell it to you
- The Sutan of Kedah (Sultan)
- Some British are still basking in their past glory. Today, they're sad. Mad Cow Disease, Foot and Mouth Disease... I wonder what they have for dinner now. Beef cannot eat, cattle cannot eat, pork also cannot eat. I think they become vegetarian (cattle -is- beef, have to become)
- [On the demarcation between British and Dutch spheres of influence as laid out in the 1824 Anglo-Dutch Treaty and ambiguity over Borneo] The line become submerged in the water
- My husband... don't know what got into his head. He took 1/2 day's leave, to go to the Indoor Stadium, where he marched for his year... [ACS] Class of '68
- After all, I'm not exactly very tall. Quite tall, but not that tall.
- The Malacca Sultanate... founded by our here'ro, Para Missora (?) (hero)
- When the Malacca Sultanate became disintegrated (disintegrated)
- What do you have in Malaya now? [Student: Mahathir?]
- You go back in time. Very interesting, history, time travel.
- Rama the Third. He was the third, not first or second (...)
- So the Sultan of Kedah turned out to be a loser
- [To 3 guys] You all 3 like to go toilet together, not a problem with me
- Will be binded by the treaty not to interfere (bound)
- nationalistic fervour (nationalist)
- We asked her to drop out [of the history course, leaving 3 subjects], then she was a very happy girl
- The Sultan of Brunei fell out with the Siamese King (had a falling out)
- [On the Humanities and the Arts students] Look at the A level results. Who is smarter?
- Marvellous. The clock behind you is slow by 1 hour.
- You can see, very telltale signs (telltale signs)
- Cling, Clang, Clung (on pronunciations for 'Klang')
- just to alert'ch you (alert)
- The Protected Malay States... Exactly who they are protected from, we don't know... maybe from themselves
- historical history story (?)
- Some of you, when you go out... want to provoke some crime... what you wear... both girls and guys. You think girls only?
- Hopefully, I hope so (?)
- [On what late 19th century Malays preferred to tin mining plantation work] as farmers, for example. As fishermen, for example. Don't suggest pirates.
- Resident General, become what... Chief Secretary... to shame him... small boy.
- We go by this order (in)
- Dulang Washing. It's very backbreaking. People like me cannot do it. Too fat. (backbreaking)
- You all people are either too fat or too thin (people)
- Most of you can't take a punch from me... The only person I can't challenge is Jiaxiang
- Most of the girls, aiyoh. Can just put each of you all in my pockets (I can, all of you)
- [On the Malays] Wild durian trees... by the sea, coconuts. Good life. [Someone: She needs help]
- I hope you know when the FMS was found (founded)
- These ACS people... nothing better to do than train rugby
- Everywhere people walk into walls and walk into pillars... and into me!
- Your economic tutor will tell you, [sarcastic voice] profit maximisation... Draw 2 curves
- prair'day'tor pricing (predatory)
- graduants (graduates)
- the British had somehow hallucinated themself into believing that Singapore was an impregnable fortress (deluded themselves)
- vigi'lance (vigilance)
- trade butter (barter)
- by the way, I've not seen Zoe Tay for some time (Cho)
- [On an examiner who came down] The students then could see him in flesh (the flesh)
- It is the golden ostrich, which laid the big golden egg. Bigger than goose, understand? But don't use it in your grammar class... sure fail. (was, you'll be sure to)
- [On immigrants to Malaya of Malay stock] Even if you only settle there one day, after arriving in your sampan, you are a bumi-putra
- Even if you take the sampan one month before... No... You don't qualify unless you're born in the sampan
- The time when things began to get excited (exciting)
- scapegoatism (scapegoating)
- k'wine'sence (quiescence)
- In World War 2, England was one of the most destructed countries... apart from Continental Europe and parts of Africa (heavily damaged, she has just eliminated half of the countries involved in the War)
- Wha, how come my star pupil not in school today? Clarence Lun Yaodong. (is not)
- FOM. Federation of Malaya. Not Father or Mother [Canned laughs from students]
- [To a girl] How do you talk at home? You go about your house whispering, is it?
- Don't always think 'Indians', think 'labourers'... very insulting (associate, with)
- What type of convicts are we talking about? Local convicts? 'Foreign talent'?
- [On why Indians were prominent in the rubber industry] Don't tell me things like, [Indians,] they can stand the hot sun, they can work longer hours. That is racism. (That is actually praise of sorts)
- [On the Indians being hardworking] It's as bad as saying that the Malays were lazy.
- [CJA,] Later, add 2 more words to the front, PMCJA (letters)
- mini'stee'rial system (ministerial)
- [On issues in an early Malaysian municipal election] Just talk about trivial things... This guy, how many meals a day he has
- The moment I step out of school... my umbrella, press the button... throw things, some of you will be hiding in the high rise flat... first line of defence...
- Recently, RI newsletter. There was a picture of a leg with a leech on it. The caption : Which is more scary, the hairy leg or the leech? The leg was his [her son's]
- When you're farsighted, ahead of your time... people hate you, because you make them look stupid
- [On MIC - May I Come (Malayan Indian Congress)] When I say 'may I come', it's just a joke... Don't say MIC, may I come.
- In politics, the good guys don't win. Those who win... pockmarks.
- [On the new teacher] He can email me... if he doesn't know who is this Mark Lin guy (this Mark Lin guy is)
- Believe me, I have 15 years of experience under my belt. But of course, I don't wear a belt (...)

 

--- History 6 Lecturer

 

- ner'cessary (necessary)
- Let me make me clear (myself)
- You are at King Wa'ju'ravud (Vajiravudh)
- Prajidhapok (Prajadhipok)
- a platfirm (platform)
- the guylines above (guidelines)
- Innovative ideas are always better sometimes (?)
- paraphrase the first go (goal)
- an amazing person who can speak Thailand (Thai)
- fail free (feel)
- [On how to regurgitate material for exams] now you can vomit it out, but it must be selective vomit, high quality vomit
- Next year it'll be koom'pleat'lee different (completely)
- another rule of the tum (thumb)
- the 2 kings who followed is said to have developed (are)
- the king has this fun (fund)
- This is how he hold political influence (held)
- We're going to look at some of the themes we're gonna handle with (deal)
- He was surrounded by male koh'tee'airs and for years, he refused to marry. Whether the two are related or not, I don't know. (courtiers)
- defining criterias (criteria - the plural of criterion)
- It is important that I hope that you get a good textbook
- about how to leave life (live)
- Who's this fat ugly lady sitting down here? It's Queen Victoria.
- Her name is Empress Dowager (She is the Empress Dowager)
- Her feet was binded since she was born (were bound)
- you have to follow up with me (follow)
- Britain would bring clods (cloth)
- Opium is decaying our society (causing our society to decay)
- mowed over by the machine guns (down)
- Roo'dee'yard Kipling (Rudyard)
- willing to use the use of force
- trade is something very debase (degrading)
- I'm not kidding you, but I have students who firmly believe that the East India Company has set up shop in Singapore and is selling textile products (kidding)
- something more dadly (deadly)
- all these countries (companies)
- You'll read about a woman whose wife whose husband was an opium addict
- There is no non-barbaric way to kill a person, whether by tickling them to death or by locking him in a room and making him listen to Chan Mali Chan until all the subliminal messages sink in
- Why was the Japanese so successful [in subjugating the Chinese] (were)
- internal challenges, from within
- He believed that peace will ring (reign)
- give us time to byu our strength (build)
- They fall into the barbarians (category of)
- If they go to this school they are brandished (branded)
- The same ship were used (was)
- If you defend on them (depend)
- official discrimination against the jealousy of merchants (protection)
- provide a blowprint (blueprint)
- This is key (important)
- I want to point out areas which I think is important (are)
- They wanted an indemnity of 200 million tiles (taels)
- The defeat exposed the decaydence and helplessness of the Manchu dynasty (decadence)
- Plant China into a semi-colonial state (plunge - still the wrong word)
- Can you copy this guy down? (this person's name)
- He was all inspired (awed and inspired)
- his later predecessor (contradiction - predecessor means the opposite)
- his later people who came after him (redundancy, wrong word)
- China have to change (has)
- bombard into buildings
- You have to defuse the power of the centre (diffuse)
- The Empress Dowager who is behind the scenes, who has been along longer. (around)
- Almost on the bring of heretical (brink of heresay)
- All this information crap into her (crept)
- the West were being casted in a bad light (was being cast)
- They are not equipped in skullgerdery (skulldruggery)
- Who is it to be blamed (is)
- It's what have happen since China lost the Opium War. (has)
- Sun Yat Sen was a big fan of that Tai Ping guy, the guy who thought he was Christ's brother. He has a big poster of him in his living room. (had)
- people have to asurp the bad ruler (usurp)
- life took a downturn for the worst (turn, worse)
- The idea is hard to grapple (grasp)
- When Gandhi were negotiating with Lord Mountbeatten (was, Mountbatten)
- something that you have to be able to keep in your mind (keep in mind)
- pay'rents (parents)
- Ruffles Junior College (Raffles)
- You don't ask me questions, I'll ask myself questions.
- I want to make it strictly volunteery (voluntary)
- I've got very good terms with him (I'm on)
- what I envi'sage is this (envisage)
- com'ra'dree (comaraderie)
- I wrote the name - he deleted it. He said this person has been transferred, this person has retired, this person has died.
- Pass me my Palm Pilot. [Picks up notebook]
- [On trophies] I want Mother Of God, Statue Of Liberty...
- pries corp (Pronunciation: priest without the 't')
- we're going to spend $12,000 by the school to run this (of)
- afternoon of night and music (poetry)
- He doesn't want to torpedo it down (torpedo it)
- [On religious leaders coming] this place will become spiritually very powerful
- Because it is International Friendship Day, you must be friendly to them
- If you find that you're lost, just retrack (backtrack)
- vice versa (vice versa)
- We will take attendance down. (attendance) (written)
- [During the Lecture] must make more jokes... Some people are falling asleep
- ...bring the essence of Mt Sinai to the new campus, which will be beside a columbarium
- Hi, this is the Nature Science Society
- the A Level questions... are becoming more and more complicating (complicated)
- non-threatening gas'tures (gestures)
- or some of your waists, now, 15 inch. Enjoy it while you have it (15???)
- far'cism (fascism)
- [On Singapore's defences] The Japanese will be totally dumb, to come from the South and repeat Saving Private Ryan Part 2 (Part 2 hasn't happened yet, so it can't be repeated)
- [On the RAF building airbases all over Malaya in the 1930s] The sad thing, they just build airbases, they never build airplanes
- Troops meant for the Far East were now r'ow'ted to the Mediterranean (routed)
- [On the 'Prince of Wales' being a top-of-the-line ship] You don't call a tugboat the 'Prince of Wales'
- Nah'zee government (Nazi)
- Using a one ocean Navy to protect a two ocean empire from a three pronged attack Let me repeat that. I like that sentence so much.
- torpedo planes backed by fighters to hit out an invading force (hit)
- [On the aftermath of torpedo bombing the Japanese invasion fleet] all those struggling Japanese people will come sweeping up onto the shore, and all the army have to do is take the bayonet and stab them
- Britain do something very amazing, something very intelligent. It appointed a new general. (did)
- [On Yamashita's choice of troops] He chose the best army, which was fighting in Manchuria at the time. He choose all the violent violent people... murderers and rapists... all the atrocities (chose)
- [On Yamashita and Yamamoto] They got the 2 best generals (Yamamoto was an admiral)
- [On Japanese jungle warfare] You travel lightly clothed... You don't bring your 3 tonners, your karaoke sets, your refrigerator and so on (light)
- ... You want to sit down with me to do consultation on other things, even in China (consult, on)
- stre'tee'gy (strategy)
- ee'xaggerated (exaggerated)
- Malayan society was stratify (stratified)
- mer'sair'cre (massacre)
- rar'proarsh'mahn (rapprochement)
- [On the Japanese national anthmn] When I first heard the Kimi-Gayo, that awful song, it sounded familiar... My grandmother used to sing it to us to sleep
- [If] you write this, the examiner will go into a fit of excitement
- giving your essay that kind of whiff (width)
- so profuse, the transformation (profound)
- political ee'mahn'cipation (emancipation)
- Malaya was becaming what it was in the past (became)
- There were deep reefs between the militant KRIS and the moderate KMM. (was a deep rift)
- suspiciousness (suspicion)
- re'alms of culture (realms)
- [On the 3 year Japanese occupation of Malaya] compared to the 150 over years of British rule, and we know how great that impact leaves (???)
- the achievement of the Greater Co-Prosperity Sphere was not achieved (aims)
- [a] revolution is 'bottoms up' ('bottom up')
- so'jo'ners (sojourners)
- It's a settle distinction (subtle)
- [On education in British Singapore] They cannot fail 'Hygeine'... [learning 'Hygeine' prevents the spread of] TB, Beri-Beri, most know how to clean themselves (Beri-Beri is a nutritional deficiency)
- [If you don't say this,] I won't give you a credit (any credit)
- [To Huishan] If I ever call you 'Grace' again I will contribute 50 cents to the class fund
- butter trade (barter)
- [On rice and the like] primary producers (produce)
- relways (railways)
- desatisfied (dissatisfied)
- Protest'tants (Protestants)
- re'serrect (resurrect)
- help the colonies become self-determination (achieve)
- commune'nism (communism)
- Bangalow (Bangalore)
- the mee'riods of change (myriad) (Pronunciation: as per 'period' but with a m instead of the p)
- there was a need to wean their loyalty (win)
- I studied to be a civil servant. I spent 4 months in [the] Ministry of Information and the Arts, I got so upset. Then I become a teacher (became)
- severe all ties (sever)
- Iban... Those people who live in the trees wearing G-strings
- [On how close his future flat would be to his neighbour's] If we take bamboo pole, I can do swordfight with my neighbour.
- [On an 18 year old J2 student found guilty in 1994 for indecent exposure when he walked onto his balcony naked although his nether regions were blocked by the parapet as a woman in another block was looking down from above, and the courts ruling that one can't be naked at home] Everywhere I go in my flat, I have to wear clothes... Don't get me wrong, I do wear clothes at home... I have to watch what I wear.
- Chinese loyalty is casted in doubt again (doubted)
- another important tenor (tenet)
- there was this pushing of the date to independence (of)
- wish event actually propelled Malaya to independence faster (which)
- Googa guards (Ghurka)
- groundswell movement from the ground
- [On Goh Chok Tong's house] Gooka there, they ask you what are you doing there... Take picture with them... Fan club. (Ghurka, you are)
- 84 millimeter [shell]... One time, I wanted to experiment, I put on my shoulder, I was sitting down [then], I can't stand up (couldn't)
- [On those carrying 84 mm shells] Those behind have to guard... If they fall down, fireworks (to be on their)
- stuff people of food (starve people)
- They then became known as the Alliance Party with TAR as the leader (Tengku Abdul Rahman)
- the first Federal elections were hell (held)
- the British agreed to krant independence (grant)
- Don't join the army, okay? Join music-drama company
- iditarian (utilitarian)
- the question is to find a criteria to assess (criterion)
- Schools don't make money, except for RI and ACS
- discerning characteristics (distinctive)
- international Comintern helping them (Comintern)
- this appeals the masses (to the)
- perifif (periphery)
- enemies (animists)
- kerdare system (cadre)
- Students look at me like that. Don't look at me like that, I know what this look means.
- [On Cambridge markers having to give 25/25 for at least one person's script per question] I am very depressed... Everytime [during Cambridge's workshops] I put up my hands [and give my suggested marks for the sample essay], You're being too strict! How do people in your school pass? ... I get so depressed.
- no 25 upon 25... people in AJC, CJC get 25/25.... RJ, not even 24/25... the maximum I give in my 4 years [here] is 19/25... you get 19, get a prize... Kit Kat.
- in other words, prelim is prelim (prelims is prelims)
- [On mistakes in his notes that even he has a hard time figuring out] some of the character recognition programs can't be trusted
- [On the British return to Malaya] pictures of the Queen, the Mother Queen, the Queen's pets, the Queen's horses all come out (Queen Mother, came)
- belief in one god. The Islam god, the Communist god, the Christian god, whatever (Islamic, Communists are atheists!)
- non-alignment countries (aligned)
- knowing me, a creative person, I think I'm creative... I may set questions on 2 topics
- sexual liaisons between Asian men and European men, once accepted as a part of the normal order of things, become objects of scorn (women, became)
- When the towkays started to court European men, they get very upset (women, got)
- come'for'ting and useful fraud (comforting)
- palest'tin (palestine)
- Cantonese, I still cannot understand whether people scolding me or happy with me (people are, or are)
- cultural bay'rears (barriers)
- [On the end of betel nut chewing in Thailand] they must stop chewing guided missiles in their mouths and spitting it out (them)
- Noose - University in Clementi (NUS)
- 1932 coop (coup)
- We are getting these new helicopters that can fire targets from range which cannot be seen (fire on, beyond visual range)
- suffering congenital hear disease (suffering from)
- [On the $3 billion a year payment by Germany to Holocaust victims and their families] I thought of saying that my grandparents was Holocaust victims, but got a lot of problem. (were, that would be troublemsome)
- house of sir'nade (senate)
- show that a trial has been taken place (has)
- [On Ananda] you cannot remember his name, just remember as panadol (if you, then just, it as)
- many coup (coups)
- kel'very (cavalry)
- innovators are also some of the greatest contributions (innovations)
- [On his repeated saying of 'Percival' when he meant 'Templar'] Something is wrong with me
- sweep onto the carpet (under)
- a'kweh's (acquiesce)
- that's all it's takes (it)
- some of you may choose to sign up for the Mr Kamal fan club's members (fan club)
- step down into retirement (down)
- the state is an organs of government (???)
- Any one of you descended from Orang Laut?
- The Dutch are the most. Lower than cheapskate, that one (cheapskate)
- bupati and ray'gert (?)
- the British wimps (whims)
- the importance of Middle East became very important (Middle East)
- It will intail a harsh level of charge (entail)
- it's a complicating concept (complicated)
- Yes, pacer? (Pei Sze)
- To all intent and purposes, there is a possibility that this will not be asked at all. (To be frank)
- last year... ACJC... physics, one student wrote, If God can save the Queen, God can save me
- all the posters in your bedroom, you take down. The one big poster [that you put there] is the A level timetable
- [On invigilation] I was late for signing up... They gave me... Pioneer Junior College. Every paper, someone will cry
- All of you did PSLE before, right?
- whether its the most impotent transformation (important)
- a lot of people abused the question (wrenched the question into something they desired)
- [On writing good stuff in essays] you do that, you know how hard my heart beats?... I want to cry tears of joy... Frame it on my wall
- [If, besides saying the failure of the Ethical Policy led to nationalism, you] say success of the Ethical Policy [also] led to Nationalism, my heart beat double time, even better than saying Manchester United lose (say that the, will beat, has lost)
- mails, telegraph (mail)
- is there a kway'ree (query)
- Sang Nila Utama's wife marries someone's son... (?)
- A lot of people are, like, in screensaver mode. Some not even in screensaver mode. Shutdown. (are not)
- If you pray to God when you're happy, when you're unhappy, what do you do?... Curse God?... Pray to devil? Don't tell me what you do.
- instead of just frikking out (freaking)
- [On reactions to essays] there is one button called 'defence button.. One button called 'happy button'. Press, jump for joy. 'Hey!...'
- [On dropping topics if you study only one SEA country] That's a first class ticket to dooms, dooms, doomsdom
- Do you know that Miss-[us ***]. She's my teacher, she's long gone... God bless her. (She was, transferred to VS as a vice-principal)
- The worst is to make [a] factual error during [the] A Level[s]. Ethical Policy, become Liberal Policy. Sun Yat Sen appear in Malaya (appears)
- they look at the timeframe period (timeframe)
- Some people chose a blacket, carpet bombing [approach] (blanket)
- a milestone event, a watershade (watershed)
- these issues have to be redressed (addressed)
- It was the first opportunity and only last opportunity to put Malaya on the path of multiracialism (last, to)
- You're gonna live us anyway (leave)
- pestreroika (perestroika)
- arsepects of learning (aspects)
- [On Ghenghis Khan] The one who mastered horses and chariots (The Mongols didn't use chariots)
- they use steep as an offensive weapon (steppes - but terrain can't be used as an offensive weapon, only used in your tactics)
- [On the founder of Sony during World War II] I was making transistent radios at the time (transistor)
- you see a movie, whenever you see a Co'loom'bia (Columbia)
- [On the attachment the Chinese had for their land] This is the river, where the Purple Princess meet the Jade Dragon and they have a son, everything in Confucius' book, Chapter 3, something like that (met, had, is in)
- the voh'ages, for example (voyages)
- the enemy they are facing is a little bit different from what they have faced in the fast (past)
- History always comes in cyclicals (cycles)
- her scapter (sceptre)
- they slaughter the golden egg, before the golden egg can give birth to offspring (goose)
- Li Hung Chang and Kang Yu Wei are different. They are not blood brothers, they are not clones. They are different.
- the cutting point that separates the Self-Strengthening Movement and the 100 Days Reform Movement (?)
- [On the Empress Dowager] The moment she detect them, her eh'ntenna will come out, and she will send her drones (detects, antenna)
- He tried to make means and ways to make Confucianism relevant (make)
- has'tened the collapse of the reforms (hastened)
- [On Sun Yat Sen] He played a part, but he was not as tantamount [as you said in your essays] (paramount)
- [On the Empress Dowager] She's not as mean as it means (seems)
- when the Manchus people (Manchu)
- You all realise now Art Project are getting bigger and bigger? (Projects)
- a revolution is sporadic (?)
- the evidences are there (evidence is)
- [a] revolution have a life on its own (has)
- these people are remarkable, reknowned (renowned)
- they were hostile enemies (enemies)
- what I want to leave you behind is the ideology (??? - I want you to understand is the ideology?)
- [On Sun Yat Sen] After he achieved a revolution, the genie was out of the bottle (???)
- excised away (excised)
- got jettisoned away... over midnight, that sort of thing (jettisoned, overnight)
- eh'lee'anation of the gentry (alienation)
- revolutionarists (revolutionaries)
- I'll like to call it the plunge onto the abyss (into)
- those romantic allusions are sort of thrown away (illusions)
- [On the Intellectual Revolution, the May 4th Movement and the 1917-1923 Revolution] [they're] all subsets of one another (the same as)
- decomplexify the Chinese language (simplify)
- throw away the baby and the bathwater, and the pail, the whole toilet
- commune'nism (communism)
- now you have the crowing proselytisation (growing)
- there's this hollow... hollowingdom (?)
- the aim was to make China a Japanese sphere of influence (part of the)
- there is ample of scope now to make it even simpler (scope)
- vay'rye'ants of it (variants)
- [On the Councillors blasting 'the Entertainer' outside] maybe you can listen to equally bad music to counter
- extend expertise and financial existence (assistance)
- kedah system (cadre)
- He [Chiang Kai Shek] inherited the army (took charge of)
- The Northern Expedition is to crush the warlords. The Long March is to crush the Communists. (Extermination Campaigns are)
- he was an opportunitist (opportunist)
- pesticide control (pest)
- Most power hungry megalomaniacs have very good stra'tee'gy up their sleeve (strategy, sleeves)
- the CCP is a puritanist society, organisation (puritan)
- [On bootleg goods] China... any lousy shoe, Nike, you put Nico... you will make big bucks
- now China's toilets are the best in the world
- all sell'eable (saleable)
- the material, the clothe (cloth)
- the tide of war changed against the CCP, sorry, KMT (turned)
- That's your nursery rhyme for today - the KMT became economically bankrupt, militarily demoralised, administratively corrupt and politically unstable

--- Another History 6 Lecturer