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Share Speak English Right - 1:5:17
2017-1-5 21:19
Speak English Right - 1:5:17 You can g o listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. Today I’ll teach you two very common expressions that you’ll hear often when speaking to native English speakers. As a Chinese person, you can think of these as measure words that describe more or less of something. Notice that they don’t express an exact amount. Only if you have more or a little of something. ...
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Share Speak English Right - 1:4:17
2017-1-5 00:16
Speak English Right - 1:4:17 You can g o listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. Today, I’ll teach you the difference between and how to use two very common expressions. One of these words describes potential of what might be done. The other one describes what a person will do. Words/Phrases I can I will ‘I can’ means that you have the ability, resources or time to ...
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Share Speak English Right - 1:2:17
2017-1-3 23:57
Speak English Right - 1:2:17 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 are sometimes confused by English learners. Notice how each word is used. Sometimes as a verb and sometimes as a noun. Words beat win Beat means “to overcome (an opponent).” ‘Beat’ can also mean ‘tired’. Win means “to ac ...
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Share Speak English Right - 1:3:17
2017-1-3 23:53
Speak English Right - 1:3:17 You can g o listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. Today, I’ll teach you three ways to answer a question if you feel you might know, but, you are not sure. These expressions are used in everyday English quite often. Learn them. They’ll make you sound more like a native English speaker. These can be used in everyday conversation, but, not in formal writing. ...
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Share Speak English Right - 01/01/17
2017-1-2 00:41
Speak English Right - 01/01/17 You can g o listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. Some of our members have asked that I do more lessons on ‘How To Talk To A Foreigner’. I’m happy to teach you more. First, let’s review the previous lessons. “Hi, how are you?” “Where are you from?” “What work do you do?” “How long have you been in China?” “ ...
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Share Speak English Right - 12/31/16
2017-1-1 04:21
Speak English Right - 12/31/16 You can g o listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. In today’s lesson, I’ll teach you the difference between two different expressions which use the same word, but, have different meanings. Words awful, awfully Awful is used informally to mean “extremely bad.” Awfully is used informally to mean “very.” Both modifiers are overused and shou ...
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Share Why Grammar Based English Teaching Doesn't Work
2016-12-31 22:36
Someone just sent me a link to a Chinese English teacher who is quite popular in China. The link was to his www.ximalaya.com podcast. After translating it, I see that he is telling students that they don't need to learn listening and speaking to master English. He said that grammar based teaching/learning is the best way to learn English. In fact, in China, you learned Chinese without ever being taught Chinese grammar. In America, we haven't taught any language in this way in my lifetime. I'v ...
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Share Speak English Right - 12/28/16
2016-12-30 04:54
Speak English Right - 12/28/16 You can g o listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. For the next lessons, I’m going to teach you how to go up to a foreigner and talk to them. I’ll tell you what to say. You can have a short conversation and speak with confidence. So, you see a foreigner at the super market or restaurant. Walk up to them and say, “Hi, how are you?” “ ...
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Share Speak English Right - 12/29/16
2016-12-30 04:50
Speak English Right - 12/29/16 You can g o listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. Today, I will help you to review the questions that you can ask a foreigner if you see one in China. Remember. Don’t be shy. They will probably enjoy talking with you. However, don’t try to talk to them if they are eating or if they are talking to someone else. Yesterday’s Review “Hi, how ...
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Share Speak English Right - 12/27/16
2016-12-29 00:37
Speak English Right - 12/27/16 You can g o listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 TODAY'S LESSON Good morning. Not long ago, I taught you the difference between the two words ‘bring’ and ‘take’. Each of these are used depending on where you are. For example. If May contacts me on WeChat and wants something from America when I go back there in January, she will ask me, “Michael, will you bring it to me when y ...
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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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  • Why English Is So Difficult (for Chinese learners) 2017-3-15 23:53

    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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    Yeah, it is not easy for us to find a English companion.

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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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