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a super basketball fan, an MA in linguistics, a PhD in Education, and a constant learner from China.

How large is your vocabulary? (for high school and college students and ESL learners) — Core Vocabulary of English: 6,000 Advanced Words (Step by Step Towards Core Vocabulary of English Book 4)

  Vocabulary size can be a mystery to many people. One study (Diller, 1978) shows that an American high school graduate knows, on average, 216,000 words! Don’t believe it? Well, the researcher used a most scientific way of investigation which … Continue reading

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How large is your vocabulary? (for high school students and ESL learners) — Core Vocabulary of English: 4,000 Upper-intermediate Words (Step by Step Towards Core Vocabulary of English Book 3)

  Vocabulary size can be a mystery to many people. One study (Diller, 1978) shows that an American high school graduate knows, on average, 216,000 words! Don’t believe it? Well, the researcher used a most scientific way of investigation which … Continue reading

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How large is your vocabulary? (for high school students and ESL learners) — Core Vocabulary of English: 4,000 Intermediate Words (Step by Step Towards Core Vocabulary of English Book 2)

  Vocabulary size can be a mystery to many people. One study (Diller, 1978) shows that an American high school graduate knows, on average, 216,000 words! Don’t believe it? Well, the researcher used a most scientific way of investigation which … Continue reading

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How large is your vocabulary? (for middle school students and ESL learners)—look at Core Vocabulary of English: 3,000 Elementary Words (Step by Step Towards Core Vocabulary of English Book 1)

Vocabulary size can be a mystery to many people. One study (Diller, 1978) shows that an American high school graduate knows, on average, 216,000 words! Don’t believe it? Well, the researcher used a most scientific way of investigation which is … Continue reading

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《中國最後的帝國――大清王朝》譯者李仁淵&張遠分享; Reflections on Qing History By Maura Dykstra; A Flourishing Profession: Reflections on a Career in Asian Studies by Charlotte Furth; 孙康宜:藉着书写和回忆,我已经超越了过去的苦难; 跨越中西文学的边界——孙康宜教授访谈录(上); (下)

  Reflections on Qing History By Maura Dykstra http://www.thechinabeat.org/?p=2070   Reflections on a Career in Asian Studies by Charlotte Furth http://www.thechinabeat.org/?p=4299   孙康宜:藉着书写和回忆,我已经超越了过去的苦难 http://www.eeo.com.cn/2012/0831/232875.shtml   跨越中西文学的边界——孙康宜教授访谈录(上) http://www.literature.org.cn/Article.aspx?id=54549   跨越中西文学的边界——孙康宜教授访谈录(下) http://www.literature.org.cn/Article.aspx?id=54548

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9/30 readings: G. William Skinner by Daniel Little; China Historical GIS; G. William Skinner: Marketing in Rural China, 1964–1965 By John Corbett and Stacy Rebich

G. William Skinner by Daniel Little http://thechinabeat.blogspot.com/2008/11/g-william-skinner.html China Historical GIS http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~chgis/ G. William Skinner: Marketing in Rural China, 1964–1965 By John Corbett and Stacy Rebich http://www.csiss.org/classics/content/96

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1/25 readings: HE cost

A Quiet Revolution in Helping Lift the Burden of Student Debt http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/25/upshot/a-quiet-revolution-in-helping-lift-the-burden-of-student-debt.html?emc=edit_th_20150125&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=67005061&abt=0002&abg=1

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