Culture Lecture

I spoke for an hour today at school about the language of intercultural communication. About fifty or so students came, which was exciting and a bit surprising. The lecture was a sort of an introduction to the 英语交际文化速成 I’ll be teaching over the May holiday. Today’s session covered two main points. First, we talked about […]

English Evening 英语之夜

While I’ve referred to it peripherally, I haven’t specifically mentioned the fact that I’ve been hosting an evening radio show called English Evening (英语之夜) on China Business Radio (中国人民广播电台经济之声). It’s broadcast every evening from 9-10 pm. In Beijing, you can listen to it on 96.6FM, and it’s also available in other cities across China. If […]


I’m on the plane now, and will post this when I get home. I’m in an aisle seat, but looking out the window made me remember how much I love flying, especially watching the cars, roads, fields and buildings get smaller and smaller as the plane heads towards cruising altitude. Once up in the air, […]