Wednesday, 15 October 2014, English Center held an awesome guest lecture under the title “English Learning Strategy” which was presented y Rinjani Bonavidi, M.Ed., Ph.D.. The agenda was held in the 3rd floor Hall of C building or Language Center building that started at 08.00 up to 12.00. This guest lecture was initiated by the director of English Language Center (ELC), Dr. H. Langgeng Budianto, M.Pd., observation on students’ English speaking motivation that sometimes need to be improved. Moreover, he invited all students in Maulana Malik Ibrahim State Islamic University, Malang to join this program. Then, more or less around 400 students attended and participate actively in the program.
The agenda was started by the ceremonial opening by the director of ELC and continued to the introduction of the guest lecture speaker. After that, Rinjani Bonavidi, M.Ed., Ph.D. started questioning students about their aims to join this program. Amazingly, most of them stated that they were attracted by the program title “English Learning Strategy” and they wanted to enhance their English competence ability. This answer encourages the speaker’s motivation to start explaining and share her experience in Australia. (aim)