Writing about Language Learning ~ Duke Kunshan University
Class Notes and Assignments
This chapter from the guidebook American Ways analyzes some common ways that Americans think and express themselves.
In this article in The Guardian, Lauren Razavi explores what motivates language learners.
Linguist Angel Lin writes about the role English study played in her life while growing up in Hong Kong.
Language-learning enthusiast Lydia Machova explains what she believes to be the key to success in language learning.
In this article published in the British newspaper The Guardian, linguist Alison Mackey overviews the subject of motivation in language learning.
Rivertown is Peter Hessler's memoir of living and teaching in rural Sichuan province as a Peace Corps volunteer in the 1990s. It is one of the most widely read accounts in the English-speaking world of living in China as a foreigner.
A short personal essay in which author Yiyun Li describes her childhood in 1980s Beijing and the origins of her desire to study English.