Last summer, somewhere 37,000ft above the Middle East, in line for the bathroom, I overheard these words: "They're so rude. They never say please or thank you."
You get no prizes for guessing who the flight attendant was complaining about: the hapless Chinese passengers on the VS251 from Pudong to Heathrow.
Every year China spends $2.1 billion on English language education to help its people interact with the rest of the world and every year 100,000 foreign teachers move to China…Continue
Added by Ryan Riddick on July 11, 2014 at 8:14am — No Comments
Who do you think the following exchange is taking place between?
A: What are you doing this weekend?
B: What are you doing this weekend?
A: Maybe I’ll go to the cinema.
B: Maybe I’ll go to the cinema.
Were the participants:
1. Person A and their talkative parrot?
2. Person A and their annoying younger sister?
3. Person A and their English Language Teacher?
Sadly, the most likely scenario for…Continue