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Share Don't Look Foolish Speaking English
2017-2-24 02:34
English is like most other languages when it comes to pronunciation. I see a lot of so-called, 'pronunciation experts' trying to teach English pronunciation who are nothing more than someone who wants to be esteemed as a teacher and get your money. They have Chinese students doing a lot of silly exercises by telling them things like 'curl your tongue' or 'purse you lips' or 'open your mouth wide'. They are in fact making you look and act very foolishly. I've even seen some students practicing th ...
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Share Speak English Right 2/2/17
2017-2-3 07:03
For FREE Daily English Lessons From Professional Native English Speaking Teacher, Add Me on WeChat WeChat I.D. - BigTEXZZ Also, join me on www.ximalaya.com Go herehttp://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Lesson 2/2/17 Good morning. There are so many words in English which have different meanings. However, when you learn proper grammar and vocabulary, you must use the right words in the right way. Today, I’m going to ea ...
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Share Speak English Right - 1:16:17
2017-1-17 03:13
Speak English Right - 1:16:17 FREE Daily English Lessons on WeChat You can g o and listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. Today, I will teach you about the ’to be’ verb in the past tense. I know that many of you already know these words. However, you need to get them into your automatic memory. You need to be able to say them without thinking too much. Words was were Singular For ...
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Share Bad English
2017-1-15 23:10
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Share Speak English Right - 1:15:17
2017-1-15 22:37
Speak English Right - 1:15:17 FREE Daily English Lessons on WeChat You can g o and listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. Today, I want to review something that I know that you know, however, you may still do wrong or you might have forgotten. I realize that the English language’s ‘to be’ verb is very confusing. I remember when I was learning it in the first grade. It ...
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Share Never Give Up On Life
2017-1-15 21:11
This past week, a former classmate of mine in high school, took his own life. No one knew that he was depressed or any had any idea that something was wrong. He was 4 weeks away from retiring from a job he'd held for nearly 40 years. His name was Brian. Brian was one of the happiest, most positive and truly humorous people you'd ever meet. This is why it was such a shock to get the news about his death and how he died. We are all sad and dismayed by this event. I was a minister in a churc ...
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Share Three Biggest Mistakes English Learners Make
2017-1-15 07:34
Three Biggest Mistakes English Learners Make
Speak English Right FREE Daily English Lessons on WeChat You can g o and listen to 175 of Michael's FREE English Lessons at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 I know of at least 56 common problems that Chinese English speakers/learners/students make. However there are 3 of the most common mistakes that are agreed upon by English experts who teach ESL/EFL/TEFL. In fact, the number one book in America on learning English faster, 'Learn En ...
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Share My 500th China Daily Blog
2017-1-15 00:01
I suppose I'll go ahead and write a blog in my own personal celebration of my 500th blog here on China Daily. I will say that I have loved this forum for nearly 5.5 years. I've apparently written a little less than 100 blogs a year since I came on here. That's one (on average) about every 4 days. I wrote my first blog here on October 2, 2011. 1,931 days ago. I was selected as the top blogger of 2013, but, withdrew my name to future competitive events after that, due to the fact that I h ...
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Share Test Scores And Socialistic Education
2017-1-14 23:38
Speak English Right FREE Daily English Lessons on WeChat You can g o and listen to 175 of Michael's FREE English Lessons at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 I know how so many Chinese students worry about test scores. It seems to be the all-consuming thought for every child under 18 years old. As I was having a discussion with several people a few days ago, it occurred to me that in the USA, there is only one score that students concern ...
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Share Speak English Right - 1:13:17
2017-1-14 04:02
Speak English Right - 1:13:17 FREE Daily English Lessons on WeChat You can g o and listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. Today, I’ll teach you 3 words that all sound the same. Words that sound the same are called homonyms. They can be spelled different but pronounced the same (or, almost the same) as one or more other words. Words pore pour poor The first two wor ...
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MichaelM

Michael is the author of the transformational book, Powerful Attitudes. He is a professional educator, an educational consultant, an author. He lives in Zhengzhou, Henan Province. He enjoys playing guitar and writing poetry. He loves China.

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  • Speak English Right Now! 12/19/16 2017-3-1 12:26

    Thank you for pointing out and guiding to how them correctly. Between is preposition for if two things are referred. Examples are, 'The dam is built in between these two mountains', and, 'Between eight and ten o'clock in the morning, this event will take place'. Hope they are correct, if not; please correct them. Thank you!

  • How Foreigners In China Can Get A Z Visa 2017-2-21 09:25

    cmknight: That procedure has actually been illegal since about 2005. I can't believe that companies are still doing this. So much for "Rule of Law" I  ...
    I just asked the director at my school about that procedure. She said that the Foreign Workers Bureau's office told her that it must be done this way. They told her that converting a tourist visa to a Z visa is quite common. They can't and won't do it on the mainland, but, doing it in Hong Kong or at any Chinese consulate is the only way to do it.

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