Author: Paul Blake

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The importance of authentic English materials in China.

The importance of authentic English materials in China.  Due to the academic system of memorization and learning obscure words, Chinese students often struggle to use oral English because they don’t know how to use vocabulary in a real-world application. The criticism of CET4 and CET6, China’s standardized English exams, includes that the oral English portion...
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Student focused learning- Feedback, Fall 2018

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Fall 2018: College Speaking 1 and 3

By creating an account with your student number as the username at, you acknowledge that you read the syllabus for your course, College Speaking 1 or College Speaking 3.  When creating the account you agree to the attendance contract. The free account allows you to create future presentation outlines for review, document collaboration and conduct...
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Online course progression

Class times:  Contact to sign up. Our Zoom/WeChat packages: Two hours a week:  1200 Yuan per month  Four hours a week: 2200 Yuan per month (Lessons are paid monthly, in advance. Students are allowed one reschedule or no show. Otherwise, not showing up for a scheduled class forfeits the class fee due to scheduling the...