Mandarin Tips – Crazy English Reader

One day around 2004, well before the advent of smart phones and internet speeds exceeding snail pace, Shapingba District, my first vaunt in Chongqing, abounded with shopfronts, kiosks, and makeshift stalls offering pulications to all mainstream tastes. Keen to find better resources for learning Chinese, the eye-catching glossy cover of Crazy English Reader疯狂英语阅读版 caught my … Continue reading Mandarin Tips – Crazy English Reader

ESL Going Online

For years, I must admit, close acquaintances have been digging their elbows ever harder for me to create an online ESL presence. Until recently, I have been guilty of undue reticence and perfunctory replies about getting round to it one fine day. One major factor was my lack of computer coding skills, but this excuse … Continue reading ESL Going Online