From the utmost ancient times,
Down to our own very days,
The imperfection of all things
Has for ever been the case.

One can do no more than wish
All people would keep going strong.
And though they are far apart,
They'd share moonlight well and long.

               Su Shi (1036-1101)
               (Translated by Xu Zhongjie)

Dr. Alan X. Zhang
Professor of English

Favorite City: Shanghai, China
Almae Matres: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Shanghai International Studies University
East China Normal University
Dissertation: English Collocations and Their Effect on the Writing of
Native and Non-Native College Freshmen

Courses Offered at Darton College: 

            ENGL 0097, ENGL 0099, ENGL 1101, ENGL 1102, ENGL 1102-GSAMS
         ENGL 1102-Online, ENGL 2112, ENGL 2112-Honors, ENGL 2112-TV,

            LE 27, TOEFL Preparation.

Useful Sites:

Preparing for the Regents' Test
MLA Manuscript Format
Learning to Speak Chinese
Learning to Write Chinese Characters

TOEFL Links:

Understanding the TOEFL Test
Beat the TOEFL
TOEFL Preparation Materials and Practice Questions


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The Bat
The Beggar's Protest
The Physicist vs. the Engineer

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