Tag: English

BUSINESS

Online Education Boom Rakes In Millions For English Teachers In China

According to chinadaily.com.cn, a multi-million takeover underlines the massive growth market in education. The report says Zheng Renqiang is surely one of China’s highest-earning English teachers. It notes further that Zheng teaches IELTS (International English Language Testing System) training programs less than 20 hours a month-but the 32-year-old says he can make a staggering 10 million yuan ($1.61 million) a […]

EDUCATION School

Let Your Maybe Be Perhaps and Your May Be Could Be

It is often said English is one of the most difficult languages to learn, but is it really? Well, if you think it is, try Finnish, Russian, Japanese, and Mandarin. The fact is English has gained the reputation of being fearsomely difficult, partly because of its many contradictions. For example, ‘overlook’ and ‘oversee’ have opposite meanings, while ‘look’ and ‘see’ […]