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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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2017-1-13 06:24
Speak English Right - 1:12:17 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. One part of English that Chinese students have trouble is with irregular verbs. A regular verb is a verb that you can add ‘d’ or ‘ed’ to in order to make it past tense. However, English has many irregular verbs where this grammar rule does not apply. You must learn these irreg ...
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2017-1-11 23:52
Speak English Right - 1:11:17 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 give you some information regarding two very common signs that a driver of a car will see often. They are ‘yield’ and ‘stop’. You may not know, but, in America, traffic laws are very serious. Police actually patrol (drive around in police cars). They are available ...
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2017-1-11 07:01
Speak English Right - 1:10:17 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 the right way to use two very common words in English. Many people do not know how to use these words the right way, much of the time. I’ll teach you the right way and give you examples so that you can practice. Words because ...
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2017-1-10 00:19
Speak English Right - 1:9:17 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. I’ll teach you three more words today that have almost the same meanings. Most of the time, you can use any one of them. Let me give you a big secret to sounding more like a native English speaker. If you use two or more different words with almost the same meanings in a conversatio ...
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2017-1-8 23:11
Speak English Right - 1:8:17 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. One of our members asked me a question that I believe would be good for all of our members to learn. She asked what the difference is between ‘contracting’ an illness and ‘coming down’ with an illness. Words/Phrases ‘contracting’ ‘coming down with’ ‘ ...
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Share Speak English Right - 1:7:17
2017-1-8 03:16
Speak English Right - 1:7:17 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. I teach and work with Chinese high school and college students. I help them to realize their dreams. In fact, my dream is to do all I can to help them realize their dreams. I want to teach you about the word ‘dream’ today. And, I’ll teach you a few phrases that are ...
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Share Speak English Right - 1:6:17
2017-1-7 05:38
Speak English Right - 1:6:17 FREE Daily English Lessons on WeChat You can g o listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. Today, I'll teach you two words that can be confused by Chinese English students. They look almost the same and are spoken nearly the same. However, they have very different meanings. You should learn these and know how to use them the right Way. Words Beside Besides& ...
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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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    AndrewHLi: Those taking 0 minutes in English outside classroom are responsible for their work in my view, because they have no interest in English.

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    You possess finest qualities of a great teacher. Selflessly, you enrich your students regardless of who they are and where they come from. Through your devoted dedication, they excel and perform expectation to reach heights that they themselves may not have dreamt of. You are EXEMPLARY!

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