TED: IDEAS WORTH SPREADING
Jay Walker explains why two billion people around the world are trying to learn English. He shares photos and spine-tingling audio of Chinese students rehearsing English — “the world’s second language” — by the thousands.
Jay Walker on the world’s English mania:
If you are a Chinese student you start learning English in the third grade, by law. That’s why this year China will become the world’s largest English speaking country.