(4)Thanks, Jim! I had the "guan xing" - what I have been trying to express to my kids is the full "Law of Inertia," in Chinese. "An object at rest (in the instant
(9)I'll have to check with the 2.4 billion second-language learners whether the critical period of learning allows
(3)Moderator Note: This thread has wandered a bit off the topic of Teaching English. I'd like to ask further contributors to tie their discussion back a bit
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(5)<> We as humans have a highly developed oral mode of communication. Other members of the living dimension don't use as many words, but
(10)<> $1.27 and you're good to go. The thing about one person in the group doing all the work, maybe that student is the only one who knows
(5)One of my first acts in landing in the Middle Kingdom was making a pilgrimage by train across China to Shandong, to visit the shrine to Confucius. It belongs
(3)Russ asks for clarification about which students I was referring to. Well, these are my ideas and perhaps you have better ones as to how to deal with it. To be
(25)Hi Russ, I don't mean to be reductionistic on the subject. As explained, I am working with third-tier students. These are kids who are afraid to open
(10)Lol, Dave. Snake wine is one of my favorite beverages here in China (we have drunk ecstatic and elaborate fugues long into the night on the substance - and if
(3)<> A Spanish-language movie with French subtitles will probably cause chaos in the brain for 4 minutes or so, until your brain understands
(5)<> Some programs have students sitting at their individual computers with a webcam. The teacher occupies the main chunk of computer screen.
(3)... instruction, although valuable, is a poor substitute for the experience of live, face-to-face interaction between instructor and student in a real, as
(4)《idealized presentation of the university experience》 Of course the presentation is idealized, Dave. Idealization is at the heart of all cognitive
(20)Fortunately I've only had the pleasure of meeting hard-working Chinese students in the U.S. They are respectful of my teaching and are proud to be in the U.S.
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