The world's English mania

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Vocabulary:
Mania(noun) Extreme enthusiasm for something that is usually shared by many people.Pandemonium(noun) Wild and noisy disorder or confusion.Rapture(noun) A feeling of intense pleasure or joy.Weeping(noun) A fit of crying.
Comprehension questions:
  1. What are the three types of mania that Jay Walker talks about at the beginning of the video?
  2. What are the three adjectives Jay Walker uses to describe Mania?
  3. What method is often used in China to learn English?
  4. According to Jay Walker, how many people are trying to learn English in the world?
  5. According to Jay Walker, what are some of the reasons that so many people are trying to learn English?
  6. What does Jay say, that you can do with English?
  7. Give two examples of global problems.
  8. According to Jay Walker, what is the language of science?
  9. According to Jay Walker, what is the language of emotions?
  10. According to Jay Walker, what is the language of problem solving?
  11. In conclusion, what does Jay Walker believe that English represents?

A common language is the key to global communication. Better communication will lead to improved problem solving and a better future for us all. What do you think?






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