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Crazy English

"Crazy English" is a popular method of English-language instruction in which Chinese students declaim random-sounding sentences in unison, in public places at the top of their lungs. Its originator, Li Yang, who has become a very rich man, seems to some more like a demagogue or cult leader than a true..




"Crazy English" is a popular method of English-language instruction in which Chinese students declaim random-sounding sentences in unison, in public places at the top of their lungs. Its originator, Li Yang, who has become a very rich man, seems to some more like a demagogue or cult leader than a true educator. You can see students practicing his method here; you can read about the unsettling aspects of Crazy English zealotry here.

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UPDATE: The New Yorker just covered Crazy English here.





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