Nothing says “learn a difficult language” like scantily clad models. From Orange UK:
SexyMandarin.com, whose motto is ‘Learning Mandarin in an unconventional way’, has become a runaway hit.
Would-be teachers are asked to submit a full-body photo, as well as any relevant modelling or teaching experience.
The course’s latest lesson, called Mirror, is conducted by two lingerie-wearing models who discuss their body shapes and diets.
Other lessons feature models making pillow talk in bed, sucking fruit and cleaning a black London cab with foamy sponges.
Kaoru Kikuchi, the University of Nottingham architecture graduate behind the site, said the project aimed to make Mandarin more accessible.
“If you go the textbook way with all these Chinese characters it just makes you intimidated,” said the Toyko-born model and designer.
I don’t know about higher education bubbles, but this could certainly put me out of a job.