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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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Share Speak English Right - 12/26/16
2016-12-26 22:50
Speak English Right - 12/26/16 You can g o listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. conducted a poll of the ‘most annoying’ ( 烦人 ) word of 2016. 38 percent of those polled said that the most annoying English word is ‘whatever.’ It isn’t always an annoying word. It depends on how you use it. Today, I’ll teach you the wrong and right way to use this word. ...
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Share Speak English Right Now! 12/25/16
2016-12-26 00:15
Speak English Right Now! 12/25/16 Good morning. Today, I’ll teach you words that can be used in speaking every day English, however, they should be avoided in writing for school assignments. Notice the differences so that you use them the right way. Words at about Avoid using at with about. Simply eliminate at or about. LESS ACCEPTABLE: The delegates arrived at about noon. PREFERRED : The dele ...
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Share How To Treat Others
2016-12-25 23:16
How To Treat Others
"Tse-kung asked, 'Is there one word that can serve as a principle of conduct for life?' Confucius replied, 'It is the word 'shu' -- reciprocity. Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.'" Doctrine of the Mean 13.3 One day, I was on my way to a primary school that I taught at a few times a week. I stopped at a street vendor's cart to buy the famous 'bing', or, as some call it, 'the Chinese hotdog.' I went that way to the school sever ...
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Share Speak English Right Now! 12/24/16
2016-12-25 17:39
Speak English Right Now! 12/24/16 Go listen to this lesson at http://www.ximalaya.com/46641376/album/4057748 Good morning. Today I’ll teach you four words that can be used when referring to people or things. Each one is uncountable. They have different meanings and can be easily confused. Words anyone any one everyone every one Anyone and everyone mean “any person” and “every person,” ...
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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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  • Can Your Child Go To Harvard? Part 1 2017-7-10 10:46

    Wow, amazing !Have a dream, this story recalled  me  Martin Luther King's " I have a dream", anyone will persuit his or her with right track will get a goo d mark, I do believe, thanks for your help without any dicriimination... Friendship is without national borders, your story proved that.

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    Amazing and inspiring.

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