Regarding your questions to me
In the past, I have been answering your questions without asking. After discussing with my husband, I felt that wasn’t a good approach. I might be confusing you even more by introducing too complicated a concept to you if your English proficiency is moderate. I believe in providing guidance, stimulation and feedback, so I don’t always answer your questions directly. However, this approach might trouble some whose English ability is mediocre.
Hence, before answering your questions, I would like to ask you a few questions in order to tailor my answers to you. My philosophy would still stay the same which is to provide guidance, stimulation and feedback to you. I would still try to encourage critical thinking from you and throw the questions back to you to probe for your deeper thought. This way, what you learn will stay longer with you. As for my questions to you, you can reply to me in private. I hope that you won’t be scared away by my questions.
I would like to know if you are a student or not.
1. If yes (a student),
1a) what level of school education are you in?
1b) are you majoring in English?
1c) how do you feel about your understanding of English? Good? Average? Poor?
2. If no (not a student),
are you teaching English?
2a) If yes (teaching English),
2a1) what level of school education are you teaching?
2a2) how do you feel about your understanding of English? Good? Average? Poor?
2b) If no (not teaching English),
2b1) what are you trying to achieve in asking these questions?
2b2) how do you feel about your understanding of English? Good? Average? Poor?